PierPass August News and Updates

PierPass Monthly Transaction Data

Each month we provide a summary of the latest transaction data from marine terminal operators (MTOs) at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach. Below please find data from the month of July 2014.

Average in-terminal turn time:

48.7 minutes day shift
49.2 minutes night shift

For comparison, the average in-terminal turn time in June 2014 was 44.2 minutes for the day shift and 46.2 minutes for the night shift.

In-terminal turn time is the average amount of time a truck is inside a terminal to complete a transaction. Truck activity information is derived from RFID data, and excludes lunch hour, breaks and trouble tickets. Turn time at individual terminals will vary depending on time of day and other factors.

For more information about truck turn times and how we measure them, please see our Q&A at http://goo.gl/PiOjBp.

Frequent callers* average moves per day:
11% trucks 5 or moves per day
18% trucks 4 moves per day
30% trucks 3 moves per day
25% trucks 2 moves per day
16% trucks 1 move per day

*The ports define frequent callers as trucks making one or more moves per weekday. Average moves per day by frequent callers tells us how many moves a truck can make if it is working every day. In July, 29 percent of frequent callers made four or more moves per day.

Day vs. Night Gates:
Average daily number of day gate moves: 15,732
Average daily number of night gate moves: 17,608
Number of day shifts open: 25
Number of night shifts open: 17

The number of unique trucks calling on the ports in July was 10,274.

All terminals were closed for the July 4th Holiday, the second shift one night for an ILWU Stop Work meeting, and several terminals closed July 28th for Harry Bridges Birthday Holiday.