Running America’s Busiest Port During COVID, with Gene Seroka

08.03.2021 - By News Items Podcast with John Ellis

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John interviews Gene Seroka, the executive director of the Port of Los Angeles, in the midst of a pandemic import boom and global supply chain woes. The two discuss how Seroka’s experience working in Shanghai during the 2002-2004 SARS outbreak informed his early handling of COVID-19 at what is, by some measures, the busiest port in North America. They also talk about how the port battles cybersecurity threats; the effect pandemic buying has had on global supply chains; and the crucial role that the Port of Los Angeles plays in the national economy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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