Import demand growth in the region is improving prospects for already strong exports of petrochemical, agricultural, and forest products, which had previously been limited by a shortage of empty containers.
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The development project is designed to meet growing cargo demand as the port expands its share of intermodal traffic destined for eastern Canada and the US Midwest.
Auto-strad technology gives terminal operators considering automation a scalable model that is less costly than using automated stacking cranes and automated guided vehicles.
Container dwell times have spiked as terminal operators and Canadian railroads struggle to add sufficient capacity to handle growing volumes.
US retailers project solid middle-single-digit growth in imports through June despite large amount of front-loading that has taken place the past three months.
Rail delays in Los Angeles and Long Beach are compounding already severe congestion that has caused truck turn times to spike, with no relief in sight for at least the next two weeks.
Seattle plans to lease the vacant Terminal 5 to SSA Marine/PIL Group, launching the NWSA harbor redevelopment program to consolidate older, smaller terminals into fewer but larger, more modern...
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Container and chassis dwell times in Los Angeles-Long Beach edged lower in December.
Truck turn time information is the latest feature added to the Oakland portal.
The ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Oakland are investing billions in physical infrastructure, digitization, and process improvements to relieve congestion and speed container transport.
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