Dear Customers and Friends,
PRISM Logistics is pleased to see positive forward movement on the west coast port situation. As normal activities resume at the port of Oakland, PRISM Logistics can also resume normal operations, helping clients import and export their products, which in turn, helps the overall economy. At the end of the day, it’s the consumer that is negatively impacted by inventory shortages, and higher prices, when containers are stalled. PRISM Logistics is happy that we will be able to help get inventories back to where they need to be, so that the end consumer is getting what they need.
We have assembled a short recap for you, of the major sticking points in the port negotiations, according to the Journal of Commerce. [Read here…]
We also thought you might be interested in the following illustration of the comparative impact of port congestion along the US West Coast: the Port of Oakland has a backlog, but nothing like that of Southern California.
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March is a busy month for industry conferences. Jere and Jeremy look forward to meeting with customers and colleagues at Food Shippers, to discuss plans for bringing inventories back to desired levels, now that the ports are back to full operation. PRISM will be at Natural Products Expo West as a member of the Allied Distribution team, and of course, is integrally involved with the IWLA event.
“Building a strong group of future logistics leaders will not only help the companies that employ these leaders, but will pay dividends to the entire industry. Everyone wins when there is a good succession plan. PRISM Logistics is pleased to be a part of the IWLA, a group that is genuinely committed to developing industry leaders.” – Jeremy Van Puffelen, VP PRISM Logistics.
Upcoming PRISM Events
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March 4 – 2015 Natural Products Expo West
Natural Products Expo West continues to be the leading trade show in the natural, organic and healthy products industry, attracting over 67,000 industry professionals…
March 8 – IWLA Conference: 2015 Convention & Expo
The IWLA Convention & Expo is the warehouse logistics industry’s premier event for education, networking and product/service information.