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How to Deal with Port Congestion

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Tuesday, January 25th: 1pm-2:30pm EST / 10am-11:30am PST

This webinar panel discussion will examine the effects of port congestion with a special emphasis on the Long Beach/Los Angeles Ports and the Port of Virginia, and the impact this is having on small businesses from coast to coast.
· Unpacking the port congestions problem
· Discussing where we are we today and what small businesses can expect
· Discussing the role of technology and automation
· Business and policy solutions, and the role of small businesses

 

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This panel is part of the ongoing LA to DC Goes Global series, a collaboration between the Los Angeles and Virginia SBDC with support from the Virginia District Export Council.

 

Introduction by:
Simona Racek, International Expansion Advisor, Los Angeles SBDC/EDC

Moderator:
Dr. Ray Bowman, International Trade Director, Los Angeles SBDC/EDC

Panelists:
Vincent Iacopella, Executive Vice President, Growth and Strategy, Alba Wheels Up International
Alan Peterson, Industry Segment Leader – Crane Systems, TMEIC
John Saylor, Deputy Director, International Trade Group, Commonwealth Trading Partners, Inc.