June 9, 2015
Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports has returned to normal levels following ratification of a new West Coast labor agreement, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report.
June 8, 2015
The California Trucking Association recently came out against a new chassis equipment inspection process at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, saying they are causing congestion problems for truckers.
June 3, 2015
Orange EV has filed an initial order for its T-Series electric terminal truck to be sent to manufacturing and distribution facilities in Chicago, the company announced.
May 21, 2015
The Harbor Truck Association has announced that it is supporting a new plan to reduce congestion at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
May 1, 2015
After a week of striking at port terminals and businesses across southern California, truckers from all of the affected companies have returned to work.
April 28, 2015
Port truck drivers from four trucking companies continued picketing at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, disrupting cargo operations across Southern California as far south as the border.
April 27, 2015
Hundreds of truckers from companies servicing the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have walked off the job to protest what they say are unfair labor practices due to improper employee classification.
April 20, 2015
In California, electric vehicles’ zero tailpipe emissions are golden, that’s why Transportation Power Inc. has been designing and testing battery-electric heavy drayage and yard tractors.
April 15, 2015
Addressing the monumental traffic backups at the Ports of New York and New Jersey, the New Jersey Trucking Association called on the ports to adapt to the higher volume and increase gate hours.
The Port of Savannah moved 333,058 TEUs in March, setting a single-month record that surpassed its previous high set in October 2014 by more than 21,000 TEUs.
April 10, 2015
The Port of New York and New Jersey is facing costly delays for truckers and cargo owners as record imports come through, according to a report on JOC.com.
March 13, 2015
The Port of Virginia has begun implementing several policies to ease congestion and address problems for truckers at the busy East Coast port.
March 12, 2015
Intermodal freight movements are finally recovering since a tentative agreement was worked out about three weeks ago between West Coast Port workers and shipping companies, but diversions of freight from this part of the country are expected to continue.
March 4, 2015
Intermodal rail traffic fell in February, according to new figures released by the Association of American Railroads.
February 26, 2015
ACT Research's latest report on trailer order numbers show a strong January, despite a drop from December.
February 23, 2015
The Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union on Friday evening announced a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract covering 13,000 workers at all 29 West Coast ports – but problems at the ports are far from over.
February 20, 2015
Shippers Transport Express works from the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, but in the midst of stalled labor negotiations and shutdowns, all the fleet can do is wait.
February 19, 2015
The Teamsters Union announced an effort to provide unemployment benefits to truckers working from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in the event of a shut down.
February 12, 2015
Shipping companies represented by the Pacific Maritime Association are suspending the loading and unloading of vessels during four of the next five days as labor unrest at West Coast Ports continues.
U.S. retail sales slumped in January for the second straight months, falling 0.8% from the month before, according to a new Commerce Department report and double the amount forecast by many economists.
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