China backlog, rising dwell times pose threat to Port of Los Angeles rebound

The issues loom as cargo volumes are rising at the port, with more imports on the way.

LOS ANGELES — Rail issues, rising container dwell times and a backlog of ships in China pose threats to continuing supply chain improvements at the Port of Los Angeles. Still, port and union leaders expressed confidence on Tuesday in their ability to handle a potential surge.

Cargo volumes were already slightly up in March, with 958,674 TEUs crossing the piers. That’s a slight increase from last year, and the port ended Q1 with volumes up 3.5% YoY.

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