Port of Los Angeles' Gene Seroka on current status of preparations for mega ships as the opening of an expanded Panama Canal approaches in 2016. Seroka details projects such as the Alameda Corridor, planned to handle trains 50 years into the future, the repurposing of land into "peel-off" yards, and revolutionary technology platforms from the U.S. DOT to Uber-like operations for less-than-truckload shipping.
17 Dec 2015
Cargomatic plans to launch the commercial version of its "free-flow" system for moving containers through congested ports by the end of the year, co-founder and president Brett Parker said.
25 Nov 2015
The Port of Los Angeles' Christopher Chase on the impact of the 2014/2015 West Coast labor disruption, e-commerce and inland distribution.
25 Nov 2015
Port of Long Beach's Dr. Noel Hacegaba discusses the port's achievement of record-breaking volumes in the wake of severe port service disruptions along the West Coast due to labor negotiations, alliances and chassis shortage challenges
14 Oct 2015
Employees at three major West Coast grocery chains will vote this weekend on a tentative contract reached this week between their employers and the Teamsters union.
13 Oct 2015
The Port of Long Beach has exceeded the 2014 pollution-reduction goals contained in the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan, and is moving forward with a program to further reduce harmful diesel emissions.
01 Oct 2015
A process known as free flow, or peel off, is attracting favorable reviews from terminal operators as well as truckers in Los Angeles-Long Beach. Though still considered to be in its infancy since it was launched in early 2014, the ports are confident enough about the potential of peel off that they are identifying parcels of land in the harbor area that can be used to expand the program.
31 Aug 2015
National Retail Systems is putting an all-electric truck into drayage service at the Port of Los Angeles for retail shipper IKEA, which has aggressive sustainability goals.
26 Aug 2015
The Port of Hueneme has been awarded nearly $1.5 million in U.S. federal dollars to its infrastructure in the hopes of boosting imports and exports — specifically to and from Central and Latin America — through the Southern California port.
18 Aug 2015
Trucking executives generally back a federal governmental push to reduce emissions from heavy-duty trucks, but California regulators want even stricter rules to reduce health risks and global warming from truck pollution.