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Half of LA Port’s Truck Gates Go Unused Ahead of Peak Season

  • 53% of gates unutilized in L.A.; a third in Long Beach
  • Truckers avoid off-peak hours because rest of chain isn’t 24/7
Semi-trucks drive past shipping containers at the Port of Los Angeles.

Semi-trucks drive past shipping containers at the Port of Los Angeles.

Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

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Two years into the crisis that disrupted global supply chains and as US ports prepare for an earlier peak season, more than half of the truck gates at the busiest hub of Los Angeles are still going unused, its chief said.