Despite uncertainty over how implementation of AB5 will play out, California trucking executives say truck capacity in the state’s ports will not suddenly dry up with the peak-shipping season at hand.
31 Mar 2022
Sources close to West Coast labor negotiations say any result is possible — from a contract getting signed with little to no disruption to a meltdown lasting months to any scenario in between.
30 Mar 2022
The pending talks come amid fears from shippers that an impasse could result in further disruption in a market that can ill afford it, with some cargo owners already shifting volumes to the East and Gulf coasts.
23 Mar 2022
ONE chief Jeremey Nixon said he’d seen some improvement in port congestion on the US West Coast, but there is “still a long way to go.”
16 Mar 2022
Rather than a fixed fortification like the Maginot Line, Long Beach’s Pier B facility will be a versatile and adaptable tool to help handle future volume growth, the port’s executive director says.
25 Feb 2022
For the second consecutive year, Union Pacific Railroad is putting surcharges on excess cargo and spot volume out of California and Washington to control the supply of domestic 53-foot containers and chassis.
25 Feb 2022
The Port of Long Beach’s $870 million Pier B On-Dock Rail project does nothing to address the fundamental flaws with on-dock loading and its design is already obsolete, says the co-founder of intermodal service provider Tiger Cool Express.
10 Feb 2022
A swing towards more transloading has been advanced as a reason for the sharp decline in Inland Point Intermodal activity out of California, but an analysis of the data does not support that belief, writes analyst Larry Gross.
03 Feb 2022
Eliminating congestion necessitates ensuring adequate container flow through terminals, and when that core issue is prioritized, the performance of the US port system — and the global supply chain — will improve.
28 Jan 2022
Chassis have become more plentiful for international cargo in the inland rail ramps over the last three months, but the chassis supply is much tighter to haul domestic containers.
26 Jan 2022
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach want to give the temporary extension of a fee on daytime container moves more time to determine if truck moves during the off hours increase substantially.