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