White House Port Envoy Joins Port of Los Angeles Executive Director to Discuss Supply Chain Solutions

October 25, 2021
Gene Seroka speaking to John D. Porcari

 

WHITE HOUSE PORT ENVOY JOINS PORT OF LOS ANGELES EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO DISCUSS SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – Oct. 14, 2021 – Port Envoy John D. Porcari and Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka held a virtual media briefing Thursday to discuss the latest developments in the supply change challenges being faced nationwide. Porcari and Seroka addressed the 24/7 operations announcement by President Biden on Wednesday.
 
WATCH VIDEO OF BRIEFING HERE
 
Porcari was appointed in August 2021 as Port Envoy to the Biden-Harris Administration Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force. A former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Porcari is working closely with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and other supply chain stakeholders to improve throughput at the nation’s ports amid a record cargo surge.
 
Final September cargo volume for the Port of Los Angeles will be released next week and made available on the Port’s website.