ILA Negotiations: Not Over Yet

What’s remarkable about the latest twists in the longshore labor negotiations for East and Gulf Coast ports is the muted reaction from shippers.

Maybe shippers are simply weary of being whipsawed by five months of contract expirations and strike deadlines since last September. Maybe they’ve decided they’re ready with contingency plans and that the pressure on their supply chains is diminished by the mid-winter slack season.

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