Two organizations representing New York-New Jersey port drayage companies are complaining that truckers’ concerns got short shrift in an industry-side task force’s recommendations of ways to make the port run more smoothly.
12 Feb 2014
Drayage company owners and managers say this winter’s dysfunction at New York-New Jersey container terminals has exploded into a crisis that in some ways is worse than Hurricane Sandy’s devastation at the port.
11 Feb 2014
Some owner-operator drayage drivers in the Port of New York and New Jersey say they plan to refuse assignments and park their trucks tomorrow to call attention to long turn times and other grievances.
10 Feb 2014
A chassis-shortage contagion that has plagued the three largest U.S. ports since late last year is a stark reminder to cargo interests, trucking companies and waterfront labor that the cozy world of ocean carrier-owned chassis has come to an end.
10 Feb 2014
New York-New Jersey container terminals reopened on Feb. 10 to long truck queues as the terminals struggle with ice, congestion and delays that truckers say are causing cargo to be routed to other ports.
04 Feb 2014
Winter weather has combined with congestion at terminals and backlogs for repairs to produce chassis shortages at the Port of New York and New Jersey and at Midwest rail terminals.
04 Feb 2014
A new skirmish has broken out in a joint employer-union lawsuit challenging the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor’s revised rules for hiring dockworkers in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
31 Jan 2014
The New Jersey Motor Truck Association is working with New York-New Jersey container terminals to ease problems that cause congestion and delays that have angered drayage drivers.
30 Jan 2014
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has organized a Port Performance Task Force to find ways to make things run more smoothly after labor shortages and volume spikes continue to cause intermittent delays at terminals.
29 Jan 2014
Fed up with chronic delays at container terminals, some truck drivers at the Port of New York and New Jersey are beginning to talk openly about parking their rigs and refusing assignments to the piers.
28 Jan 2014
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is considering selling the ExpressRail intermodal terminal operated by Maher and APM Terminals at Elizabeth, N.J., the Newark Star-Ledger reported.