Press mentions with Brett Parker tag
Logistics Management Magazine: POLA, Cargomatic partnership is formally introduced
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said last week that POLA and Cargomatic are testing Cargomatic’s mobile app to accelerate the flow of containerized cargo at the port, which POLA said is key for increasing supply chain efficiency.
Global Trade Daily: Port of Los Angeles Tests New Drayage Computer Tool
Testing of the new “Cargomatic Free Flow” program began at the Port of Los Angeles in January and “preliminary results are encouraging,” says the port’s Executive Director Gene Seroka.
Marine Link: Mobile App Aims to Boost LA’s Port Efficiency
“Great minds are working on smart solutions for moving cargo faster and more efficiently across the supply chain,” said POLA Executive Director Gene Seroka. “We’ve always supported innovation and we’re proud to be the gateway where new strategies are emerging.”
‘Uber of trucks’ hauls big business in Los Angeles
“Shippers use Cargomatic for lower priced deliveries and truckers turn to the app to make extra money. The app is starting to catch on.”
Free-flow program finds success in Los Angeles port
Even when terminals in Los Angeles-Long Beach were experiencing gate times of two hours or longer during the port congestion of recent months, drivers serving the free-flow stack were averaging 42-minute turn times.
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How the trucking industry at the port is being hammered by the rest of the supply chain
“Shippers and carriers of all sizes are able to realize gains in efficiency only previously available to the biggest shippers.”
The Uber for trucks
“Cargomatic’s free flow program at the Port of Los Angeles is very promising and seems to be the one thing that both port management and labor support.”
Cargomatic Free Flow program helping to increase throughput
…has reduced turn times at WCBT by up to 100 percent, with turn times down from 85 minutes to about 42 minutes.