The new workers are expected to be hired and trained in time to help handle the annual import peak season in late summer and early fall, said John Nardi, president of the New York Shipping Association.
20 Nov 2014
A federal judge has refused to block the next phase of a multiyear increase in tolls for bridges used by trucks and cars crossing waterways between New York and New Jersey.
20 Nov 2014
Industry officials in the Port of New York and New Jersey have agreed on a plan to create a “gray” chassis pool that would allow truckers to freely interchange chassis throughout the port as soon as early 2015.
18 Nov 2014
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has issued a winter plan that includes measures to speed snow clearance, coordinate terminal closings and provide guidelines for extensions of free storage time.
14 Nov 2014
The Port Authority of New York-New Jersey will spend the next four months finding out from shippers, carriers and other port users how to reduce truck transport across the Hudson River and New York Harbor.
13 Nov 2014
Road and city drivers at a FedEx Freight terminal in Newark, N.J., voted against joining the Teamsters union — the second victory for FedEx Freight in four elections.
06 Nov 2014
A committee of the Port of New York and New Jersey’s industrywide Council on Port Performance expects by year-end to decide between two competing chassis-pool models for “gray” chassis in the port.
05 Nov 2014
APM Terminals dropped its plans for a 50-50 joint venture for its Elizabeth, New Jersey, container terminal after the port authority set unacceptable conditions for the deal, said Eric Sisco, president of APM Terminals North America.
03 Nov 2014
The Teamsters union won a representation election at a New Jersey FedEx Freight terminal Oct. 31, but called off another vote at a less-than-truckload terminal in Pennsylvania.
22 Oct 2014
International Longshoremen’s Association President Harold Daggett called the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor an “evil empire,” and said the bistate crime watchdog agency should be abolished.
17 Oct 2014
US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx used a ceremony highlighting the expansion of Port Newark Container Terminal to put in a plug for an Obama administration proposal to spend $302 billion over the next four years on transport infrastructure.