Tag Archives: Port of Long Beach

Professional Development Learning to Be Better

Where there’s a will, there’s a way. In past generations, port professionals looking for a chance to broaden their seaport acumen, advance their careers and shape the future of port leadership had few options. That has changed.

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Opening the Door for Tomorrow’s Talent

As businesses of all types struggle to hire, retain and train talented employees, many ports are turning to internship and apprenticeship programs to showcase the wide variety of career opportunities available.

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You’re Not Alone! Building Your Sustainability Team

Because ecosystem challenges, especially in supply chains, often cross jurisdictions, no single organization can make the type of systemic changes necessary to reduce economic, societal and environmental stressors. The best approach to sustainability may be to develop partnerships.

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Giving the Green Light to Sustainability Goals

As sustainability assumes a more prominent place in just about every port’s vision of its future, master planning and other strategic planning efforts increasingly are ensuring infrastructure proposals are closely aligned with ports’ sustainability needs.

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Standout Ports

Feature By Shaneen Calvo ISTOCK.COM/CONCEPTUALMOTION When it comes to Western Hemisphere ports, there are some that really stand out. They are the best survivors, the most innovative, the best at adapting, the tightest with their community, the bravest when it comes to incorporating cutting edge ideas, the most successful when trying new things, and the list goes on! While every ...

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Topping the Power Trip

Feature New Energy Opportunities at Ports Are Driving Decarbonization Initiatives By Lori Musser ISTOCK.COM/ROMOLOTAVANI Industries everywhere are decarbonizing. Seaports are no exception; they are driving decarbonization initiatives of every shape and size. Ports are transitioning to cleaner fuels for cranes, equipment, fleets and general port operations. Some even block access for trucks that pollute. Some are building new energy bunkering ...

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All Hands on Board!

Feature Ports Collaborate, Innovate to Ease Congestion in the Supply Chain By Tom Gresham PORT OF LONG BEACH, ISTOCK.COM/HALBERGMAN In the face of an unprecedented cargo surge that has led to record volumes and widespread congestion, ports and their supply chain partners are bravely adapting, experimenting and exploring creative new solutions – and incorporating these ideas in record time. Improved ...

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