Ontario is now the top market for shipments of outbound cargo in the U.S., according to trade magazine FreightWaves.
The South Coast Air Quality Management District, the region’s pollution control agency, issued a notice of violation for leaks coming from crude oil tanker GAC North America currently berthed at the Port of Long Beach.
A battery company owned by Los Angeles billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong has acquired an energy systems and service business owned by Sharp Electronics Corp.
Vernon-based True Religion Apparel Inc. said Nov. 2 that board member Chelsea Grayson was named interim chief executive as John Ermatinger steps down for retirement.
INFRASTRUCTURE: Fire investigation reveals likely culpability, company says
Edison International on Oct. 30 revealed that an internal investigation found its Southern California Edison utility equipment was “associated with” one of the ignition points of the massive Thomas Fire last December
Food delivery service works directly with farmers to get goods to consumers
Kenneth Wu remembers shopping online – often bleary-eyed – for household and baby items after the birth of his second daughter in 2015
Adjusted earnings allow year-over-year operating profit to show uptick
El Segundo-based Mattel Inc. reported third quarter earnings last month
TRANSPORTATION: State agency kicks in $21.6 million for on-dock plan
Port of Los Angeles moves forward with traffic-flow plan.
Santa Monica-based Jakks Pacific has authorized its advisors to begin negotiations on a takeover offer received in January from Hong Kong-based Meisheng Cultural Co., the toymaker announced in its third quarter earnings call.
Santa Monica solar thermal power developer SolarReserve announced Oct. 25 that it has received a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for further research and development of its solar thermal power technology.
A $21.6 million grant from California’s Trade Corridor Enhancement Program is helping the Port of Los Angeles move ahead with a major on-dock rail project designed to improve cargo flow.
World Energy, a Boston-based biofuel producer that bought a diesel and jet fuel refinery in Paramount earlier this year, announced Oct. 24 a $350 million upgrade to the facility, turning it into the largest biofuel refiner in California.
Glendale-based Produce Pay Inc., a company that provides short-term financing for farmers raised a $14 million Series B round.
The Port of Long Beach set a new fiscal year record in container movement and the Port of Los Angeles recorded its best September in history, the ports recently announced.
SHIPPING: Gains come amid global consolidation trend
The maritime shipping industry has seen a rising wave of consolidation.