Innovation in robotics, driverless vehicles, big data and simulation software will be more important to port operations in the next decade as shrinking global trade volumes force ports to emphasize cost cutting and efficiency to turn profits.
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News & Analysis
29 Sep 2015
Container ports fighting bottlenecks that drive up costs for shippers may soon have a new weapon: an automated container management system that promises to double throughput hourly.
12 Aug 2015
Finnish crane manufacturer Konecranes is joining forces with its bigger U.S. rival Terex Corp. in an all-share merger to create a $10 billion-a-year group that can better respond to stiffer competition from Chinese manufacturers and slowing European and North American demand.
29 Jul 2015
California’s Freight Advisory Committee met Tuesday in Sacramento to begin the process of implementing Gov. Jerry Brown’s executive order to develop a statewide sustainable freight policy that will transition ports, motor carriers, railroads and other transportation modes toward zero emissions.
20 May 2015
In an attempt to ensure sufficient availability of chassis during the summer-fall peak-shipping season, the Port of Long Beach Thursday will meet with potential bidders interested in managing a peak chassis fleet.