Bill Mongelluzzo

Bill Mongelluzzo is senior editor with The Journal of Commerce, based in Long Beach, Calif.

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Although as a less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line is somewhat less exposed to the driver shortage than truckload companies, the North Carolina-based trucker is paying close attention to the issue.
The long-anticipated, much-discussed truck driver shortage could surface again as a major problem as early as next year.

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Terminal operators at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have scrapped a proposed fee on chassis entering their facilities after a regulatory challenge from chassis lessors.
LA-LB terminal operators decide to individually negotiate hosting arrangements with chassis-leasing companies.
Terminal operators and chassis providers spar over cause of equipment shortages in Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Truck and rail traffic in Southern California back to normal after wildfire contained.
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Net absorption of warehouse and distribution space in the U.S. during the first six months of 2016 was the strongest since 2007.
Show-cause petition by equipment lessors charges LA-LB proposed chassis services fee violates Shipping Act.
Drayage drivers serving the ports of Seattle and Tacoma will have a bit more time and flexibility to complete moves this peak season.
Beneficial cargo owners are lauding a peak-season program of flex and late gates.
The July import growth at the Port of Oakland and the Port of Los Angeles, pictured, is a good sign for the peak season, the outlook for which is uncertain.
July imports in Los Angeles and Oakland bode well for peak season.
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.
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union Thursday gave a huge boost to beneficial cargo owners looking for long-term labor stability.
Dockworkers of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, pictured at the Port of Long Beach, will meet this week in San Francisco to consider early contract talks, the acceptance of which would be a marked departure from historical precedent.
A historic International Longshore and Warehouse Union caucus that could solidify the role of the West Coast as the preferred and natural gateway for U.S. trade with Asia will convene Wednesday in...
Pushback against terminal operators' proposed chassis gate fee in Los Angeles-Long Beach intensifies.