The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved the appointment of Rafael Delgado as Director of Tenant Services and Operations to lead the division that ensures good working relationships with Port tenants and other supply chain partners.
Delgado moves into the role after working as Manager of Tenant Services since September 2019. The Tenant Services Division provides customer service, operations support and efficiency enhancements to terminal leaseholders, ocean carriers, cargo owners, and other supply chain partners so that they may operate their facilities and conduct their operations optimally and in compliance with leases and tariffs.
Delgado joined the Port of Long Beach in 2006 as a temporary employee. He has served in a variety of roles as a division secretary for the former Trade Development Division, as an administrative analyst, and as Chief Wharfinger from 2013 to 2019. Before he came to the Port, he was a logistics manager for Lakeshore Learning Materials in Carson. Delgado earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration at California State University, Long Beach.
The Port of Long Beach is one of the world’s premier seaports, a gateway for trans-Pacific trade and a trailblazer in goods movement and environmental stewardship. With 175 shipping lines connecting Long Beach to 217 seaports, the Port handles $200 billion in trade annually, supporting more than 575,000 Southern California jobs.