Truckers are complaining about a tariff change that restricts their ability to collect detention payments for excessive wait times and subjects them to $50 fees for avoidable trouble-window visits at most Port of New York and New Jersey container terminals.
21 Nov 2014
Maher Terminals has ordered eight additional straddle carriers for operation at its terminal in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
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.