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Operations Updates

Port Truck Gate Schedule for Thanksgiving Day Long Weekend 2018

Nov 16, 2018

Dear Users of OffPeak Gates, Terminals at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have announced their gate schedules for the Thanksgiving Day long weekend period of Thursday, Nov. […] Read More

FMC Clears PierPass to Start Revised OffPeak Program on Nov. 19

Nov 15, 2018

LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov 15, 2018—The Federal Maritime Commission has cleared PierPass to launch its revised OffPeak program of extended gate hours at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long […] Read More

OffPeak 2.0 Begins Next Monday, Nov. 19

Nov 12, 2018

In one week, there will be significant changes to the OffPeak program. When:  Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 subject to the conclusion of applicable Federal Maritime Commission procedures. The Traffic Mitigation […] Read More

Revised PierPass OffPeak Start Expected Nov. 19 at Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach

Oct 15, 2018

The members of the West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) today said the revised OffPeak program for providing extended gate hours at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach—informally known […] Read More

Revised PierPass OffPeak System Start Expected in Fourth Quarter

Jun 26, 2018

LONG BEACH, Calif., June 26, 2018—The members of the West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) today said the revised OffPeak program for providing extended gate hours—informally known as PierPass 2.0—is expected […] Read More

PierPass Members Add Common Business Rules to Terminal Appointment Systems

Apr 30, 2018

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 30, 2018—The members of the West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA)—the 12 marine terminal operators at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach—have agreed to add […] Read More

PierPass to Adopt Appointment System and Flat Fee for OffPeak Program

Apr 16, 2018

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 16, 2018—PierPass will overhaul the model used by its OffPeak program for truck traffic mitigation at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, replacing the […] Read More

West Coast Cargo Stakeholders Review PierPass Extended Gate Alternatives

Mar 12, 2018

SAN PEDRO, Calif., March 12, 2018 – More than 60 supply chain leaders gathered on March 8 to review the findings of an analysis of options for extended gate hours […] Read More

PierPass Retains Tioga Group to Evaluate Extended Gate Options

Nov 06, 2017

LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 6, 2017—PierPass has retained the consulting firm The Tioga Group Inc. and its partner World Class Logistics (WCL) Consulting Inc. to evaluate alternative models for providing […] Read More

PierPass OffPeak Diverts 40 Million Truck Trips from Los Angeles Traffic

Jul 26, 2017

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 26, 2017—PierPass Inc. today announced that its OffPeak program has diverted more than 40 million truck trips out of weekday daytime traffic in the Los Angeles […] Read More

CUT Terminal Closing – Last OffPeak Shift is Thursday 7/13; No TMF From 7/17

Jul 13, 2017

California United Terminals Inc. has announced it is closing its terminal at the Port of Los Angeles. Its last OffPeak shift will be Thursday night, June 13. CUT is currently […] Read More

TMF at Ports of LA and Long Beach to Increase 2.3% on August 1, 2017

Jun 28, 2017

LONG BEACH, Calif., June 27, 2017 – The West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) today announced that on August 1, 2017, the Traffic Mitigation Fee (TMF) at the Ports of Los […] Read More

PierPass Will Retain Consultant to Evaluate Extended Gate Options

May 12, 2017

LONG BEACH, Calif., May 12, 2017—PierPass will retain a transportation consulting firm to evaluate the operational, business and traffic impacts of two alternative models for providing extended hours for truck […] Read More

WCMTOA and PierPass Introduce New and Updated Websites

Apr 17, 2017

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 17, 2017—The West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) today announced it has introduced a new WCMTOA.org website and reorganized its existing PierPass.org website to better align information […] Read More

KPMG Analysis Validates PierPass Calculation of OffPeak Extended Gate Costs

Mar 13, 2017

LONG BEACH, Calif., March 13, 2017—An analysis by KPMG LLP validates the methodology PierPass Inc. uses to calculate the cost of operating the OffPeak extended gates program at the Ports […] Read More

PierPass January 2017 Newsletter

Jan 31, 2017

The year ended at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with terminal yards free of congestion, and with cargo moving efficiently in and out of the terminals and on […] Read More

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