Essential Reads

The Port of Los Angeles.
When imports increased strongly last summer, due in part to front-loading of shipments to get ahead of the Trump administration’s tariffs on China, spot rates soared by more than $1,000 to each coast.
Port of Oakland.
If there was ever a year when the outlook for reliability in the system was more clouded, 2019 and into 2020 would take the prize.
Technology and shipping.
Fissures have appeared, ranging from member frustration in standards-setting organizations to deeper concerns about the viability of the technology in the container shipping space.
A truck travels on a US road.
The solution to the US truck driver problem will require a proactive, engaged performance by shippers.