January 12, 2022
– Dear Valued Customer,
As communicated across media outlets, the terminals at the Ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach are experiencing labor shortages related to COVID-19. It has been reported that nearly 1 in 10 dockworkers are out this week due to the Omicron variant. For more detailed information, please see the below articles:
JOC.com: LA-LB terminals brace for COVID-related labor shortage
WSJ.com: Southern California Ports Struggle to Trim Cargo Backlog as Omicron Surges
We will continue to monitor the situation and send additional updates as needed. If you have any further questions or concerns, please contact your APL Logistics Account Manager or local APL Logistics office.
Dear Valued Customer,