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COVID-19 Impacts on Essential Goods Movement at the Port of Los Angeles

Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka shares the priorities for safeguarding operations at the West Coast’s largest trading port.
March 30, 2020, 10am PDT | Clare Letmon
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With COVID-19 reducing the output of Chinese manufacturers by half—sending shocks through the global supply chain and reducing the volume of goods moving worldwide—TPR  reached out to Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka to discuss priorities for safeguarding operations at the West Coast’s largest trading port.

The Seroka emphasizes the port’s critical role and responsibility to ensure essential goods, materials, and services move quickly to the people and places they need to be:

"The pandemic itself would have meant economic disaster at any time, but coupled with those trade policies out of Washington, we've been hit in the face twice."

For the full interview, visit The Planning Report.

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Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020 in The Planning Report
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