Port of Oakland

The Port of Oakland is a major gateway for U.S. exports, particularly agricultural exports. The port is in the midst of a major transformation of the former Oakland Army Base that will create a large logistics hub adjacent to the water.

01 Dec 2016
Trucker appointments and extended gate hours gaining favor in Oakland.
A contract extension would shore up the competitiveness of West Coast ports for Asian imports, which face a new challenge from the larger locks of the Panama Canal.
11 Aug 2016
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union Thursday gave a huge boost to beneficial cargo owners looking for long-term labor stability.
Truckers at the Port of Oakland, pictured, are still adapting to the port's new appointment system, a practice some observers say will eventually spread throughout the rest of the U.S. port sector.
02 Aug 2016
Oakland’s largest terminal operator is struggling to find the right formula for its newly-mandated trucker appointment system.
Protracted and difficult labor negotiations in late 2014 and early 2015 that resulted in costly congestion and delays on the U.S. West Coast has put labor relations at the top of shippers' minds.
28 Jul 2016
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union will call delegates to San Francisco to consider a vote on early contract talks.
The former Oakland Army Base, pictured, hosts a near-dock rail transfer yard and will soon be a warehousing and transloading logistics center.
07 Jul 2016
The cargo on this first train to call at the $100-million rail facility at the former Oakland Army Base was originally destined for Canadian ports.
05 Jul 2016
Containerized imports through U.S West Coast ports dipped slightly in May.
01 Jul 2016
Shippers are OK with paying an extra to help fund night gates at the Port of Oakland.
29 Jun 2016
Oakland's fiscal 2017 budget emphasizes capital projects.
28 Jun 2016
The Port of Oakland has offered its executive director a new contract.
15 Jun 2016
West Coast port volumes were strong in May, with LA enjoying a "record" month, after an April decline.
Port of Oakland
09 Jun 2016
The Port of Oakland’s 83,969 laden 20-foot-equivalent export containers marked the highest monthly total since October 2014, according to the port’s website.
06 Jun 2016
The Port of Oakland’s largest terminal operator is addressing looming congestion problems by preparing to charge a fee to support night gates.