California

California

30 Jan 2015
Harbor truckers in Los Angeles-Long Beach are preparing to legally challenge the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and marine terminal operators as soon as union mechanics attempt to detain trucker-owned or leased chassis at the ports under a reported agreement the ILWU reached with employers last week in coastwide contract negotiations.
20 Mar 2014
APM Terminals in Los Angeles on April 7 will roll out a trucker appointment system that the manager of Southern Californi
Port of Long Beach
18 Mar 2014
Containerized imports at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex declined 7 percent in February in line with normal seasonal trends associated with the Chinese New Year celebrations in Asia.
Port of Shanghai
12 Mar 2014
Carriers’ schedule reliability from Shanghai to Oakland, Calif., showed the greatest variation in eastbound Asia-to-Southern California route performances...
07 Mar 2014
APL’s President of the Americas Region Gene Seroka added his vote of cautious optimism yesterday to a growing list of industry executives who believe the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association will successfully conclude contract negotiations this summer.
Donald D. Crosatto, International Association of Machinists District 190, speaking at the JOC’s TPM conference.
06 Mar 2014
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Jurisdictional disputes between dockworkers and other waterfront unions in the U.S. will intensify in the coming years as technology and automation eliminate some traditional jobs, but also create new jobs maintaining and repairing sophisticated new machines, a machinist union executive told the JOC’s TPM conference this week in Long Beach.
06 Mar 2014
Port Logistics Group, which operates more than 5 million square feet of warehouse space near three major port gateways, has been acquired by Endeavour Capital and members of the company’s management team.
Pacific Maritime Association President James McKenna talks with JOC senior editor Bill Mongelluzzo at the JOC’s TPM conference.
05 Mar 2014
LONG BEACH, Calif. — An estimated $150 million annual Obamacare tax on the generous health care plans enjoyed by West Coast dockworkers may lead to only a three-year contract rather than a six-year contract to replace the existing collective bargaining agreement that expires on June 30.
05 Mar 2014
Two intermodal chassis providers have unveiled plans to cooperate in a “gray” fleet of 68,000 chassis that could be interchanged at 11 container terminals in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Edward DeNike, president of SSA Containers, addresses an audience at the JOC’s TPM conference.
05 Mar 2014
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Ed DeNike has little confidence in drayage appointment systems at container terminals but says SSA Containers has speeded the flow of containers by sorting them for truckers to pick up as a block instead of one by one.
James McKenna of the Pacific Maritime Association addressing an audience at the JOC’s TPM conference.
04 Mar 2014
LONG BEACH, Calif. — The chief negotiator for waterfront employers on the West Coast is optimistic that the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union will reach a contract agreement this summer without a strike or lockout.