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Commentary

Don’t have the time to rehash last year and want to know what’s in store for the next 18 months? You’ve got freight to move, so here are the takeaways from the annual State of Logistics report released on Tuesday by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and JOC.com reporting.

News & Analysis

28 Jul 2015
The Georgia Ports Authority said it will open the second of its
28 Jul 2015
The Port of New York and New Jersey's container volume during the first half of 2015 rose 13.4 percent from a year earlier, putting the East Coast's largest port on pace to exceed its record 2014 volume.
27 Jul 2015
The Port Authority of New York has agreed to several antipollution measures while it continues work on future phases of a program to replace older trucks at the East Coast’s largest port. But environmentalists aren’t content.
27 Jul 2015
Labor and port opposition to legislation that would require U.S. ports to provide monthly productivity reports have stripped out what is the arguably the crux of the bill: productivity reports during negotiations with unionized port labor.
24 Jul 2015
Canadian National Railway is working to replicate the success it’s had at Canada’s Port of Prince Rupert in the warmer waters of Mobile, Alabama.
24 Jul 2015
All sectors of the Southern California transportation community are confident that they will handle the spike in container volume this peak season, but longer-term challenges with big ships, carrier alliances, truck turn times and rail performance remain a concern.
24 Jul 2015
Two months after the International Longshore and Warehouse Union contract was approved by the membership of the union and the Pacific Maritime Association, the Port of Oakland is a mess, with an acute shortage of labor causing extensive delays for truckers and shippers, resulting in cargo diversions to Southern California.
24 Jul 2015
State and federal officials in Virginia broke ground on two major projects this week aimed at relieving congestion at the state port after delays hit near-unprecedented levels earlier this year.
23 Jul 2015
PierPass Inc. on its 10th anniversary Thursday was basking in the warmth of comments from political and environmental leaders recognizing the program that was created by the terminal operators in Los Angeles-Long Beach for successfully mitigating daytime port-generated traffic.