Ports of Long Beach, Los Angeles experience labor shortages due to COVID-19; nearly one out of every 10 dockworkers are out due to Omicron variant

Sample article from our Logistic & Supply Chain

January 12, 2022 (press release) –

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. 

* All content is copyrighted by Industry Intelligence, or the original respective author or source. You may not recirculate, redistrubte or publish the analysis and presentation included in the service without Industry Intelligence's prior written consent. Please review our terms of use.

See our dashboard in action - schedule an demo
Jason Irving
Jason Irving
- SVP Enterprise Solutions -

We offer built-to-order logistic & supply chain coverage for our clients. Contact us for a free consultation.

About Us

We deliver market news & information relevant to your business.

We monitor all your market drivers.

We aggregate, curate, filter and map your specific needs.

We deliver the right information to the right person at the right time.

Our Contacts

1990 S Bundy Dr. Suite #380,
Los Angeles, CA 90025

+1 (310) 553 0008

About Cookies On This Site

We collect data, including through use of cookies and similar technology ("cookies") that enchance the online experience. By clicking "I agree", you agree to our cookies, agree to bound by our Terms of Use, and acknowledge our Privacy Policy. For more information on our data practices and how to exercise your privacy rights, please see our Privacy Policy.