Trade Volume at Los Angeles’ Twin Ports Tumbles in October, Vacancy Rates Remain Low

Trade volume fell sharply at Southern California's twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in October, as measured by loaded 20-foot equivalent unit containers, known as TEUs. For the month, trade volume was 12.4% lower than a year ago, continuing the decline in shipping activity seen since the end of 2018, while the less-volatile, six-month trailing average declined [...]