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Port of Long Beach, Utah Inland PA Team to Boost Capacity

June 10, 2021
California’s Port of Long Beach and the Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) have signed a four-year agreement to improve their cargo flow and reduce air pollution. This follows the Port of Long Beach’s record-breaking May movements of more than 900,000 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units)—a first in its 110-year history—driven by pandemic recovery and increased online sales…

Long Beach forges agreement with Utah Inland Port Authority

June 09, 2021
The Port of Long Beach and the Utah Inland Port Authority have agreed to collaborate in the development of cleaner, more cost-effective and innovative strategies aimed at moving goods quickly, safely and efficiently between Long Beach and Utah…

Port Forges Pact with Utah Inland Port Authority

June 08, 2021
Partnership Aims to Improve Cargo Flow, Reduce Air Pollution The Port of Long Beach and the Utah Inland Port Authority have agreed to collaborate in the development of cleaner, more cost-effective and innovative strategies aimed at moving goods quickly, safely and efficiently between Long Beach and Utah. The four-year, nonbinding pact is aimed at improving import and export cargo flows

Commentary: A high-tech, sustainable, Utah Inland Port Authority system can help alleviate pressure on global supply chain

May 26, 2021
The opportunity and vision for Utah’s Inland Port was always big. But with container ships piling up at the West Coast ports, and the global supply chain backed up and seriously stressed, the current work of Utah’s Port Authority system at the “crossroads of the west” is even more urgent… 

Utah, Oakland sign deal to improve cargo flow

May 24, 2021
Partnership between Utah Inland Port Authority and Port of Oakland focuses on rail enhancements, transloading capacity, and environmental protections, port officials say…

PM News Brief: Utah Inland Port Authority Signs Deal With Port Of Oakland

May 19, 2021
The Utah Inland Port Authority has signed a deal with the Port of Oakland. It’ll allow for more goods to be brought in and out of the state by train. Both Utah and Oakland officials said the deal will make transporting goods cheaper and more efficient…

The Inland Port Makes a Big Deal

May 18, 2021
Utah Inland Port Authority COO Jill Flygare talks about their new agreement with the Port of Oakland and what that means for the state as a whole…

Utah Inland Port Authority executive director Jack Hedge with an update on the expansive project

April 06, 2021
The Inland Port project–which gets some people excited, others not so much–has continued to move forward during the pandemic. To get us up to speed on what’s going on, Boyd is joined by Utah Inland Port Authority Executive Director Jack Hedge. They explore the economic and environmental pros and cons of the expansive project…  

Data visibility and inland logistics vital to helping US through crisis

March 25, 2021
The US domestic supply chain has been stricken by the increase in demand and subsequent congestion at many of its largest gateways, a crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, and some experts have called the country’s infrastructure to be upgraded as a result…

Delayed Goods in Western Ports Means Utah Inland Port Can’t Come Fast Enough

March 23, 2021
As Americans spend more time in their own homes, they are increasing their spending habits in ways that have overwhelmed supply lines around the United States. Specifically, the bottleneck of the western U.S. ports has become a continued problem as docking wait times have doubled, or even tripled, from averages of recent years…

Utah Gov. Cox signs inland port ‘infrastructure banks’ bill despite calls for veto

March 22, 2021
Gov. Spencer Cox signed 56 more bills Monday, including several related to investments in rural Utah. Among the bills Cox signed at his rural office in Cedar City was SB243, creating a $75 million “infrastructure bank,” a new funding mechanism for low-interest loans for Utah Inland Port Authority projects. Legislative leaders said they intend for that bank to help provide

Utah Inland Port ‘infrastructure bank’ bill sails through Senate

March 03, 2021
A bill to create a funding mechanism for low-interest loans for Utah Inland Port Authority projects on and off the Wasatch Front swiftly cleared another legislative hurdle Tuesday…