Current news, information and trends in the ocean freight industry covering freight lines, carriers, logistics and classification.
Posted 12/14 · 08:31 AM · LM Editorial
A potential labor strike by longshoremen along the US East and Gulf Coasts at the end of the year could have devastating economic consequences as inventory depletion, rerouting, hoarding, and price speculation ripple through supply chains of global companies, Marsh warned in a new report published this week.
Posted 12/10 · 04:54 PM · SCMR Editorial
Even though the nation’s top ocean cargo gateways have been virtually shut down for several days this past month, retailers are reporting a slight increase in inbound throughput
Posted 12/10 · 04:48 PM · LM Editorial
Even though the nation’s top ocean cargo gateways have been virtually shut down for several days this past month, retailers are reporting a slight increase in inbound throughput.
Posted 12/10 · 08:34 AM · LM Editorial
To understand just how frustrated shippers have become with stalled labor/management talks, one need only read the latest plea for reason.
Posted 12/06 · 10:55 AM · LM Editorial
New services in these regions include ocean transport, providing a single contact for full-container-load (FCL) and expedited less-than-container load supply chain services.
Posted 12/05 · 10:01 AM · LM Editorial
Federal mediators help reach a tentative agreement for Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach with the Warehouse Union Local 63 Office Clerical Unit ("OCU").
Posted 12/01 · 05:00 PM · LM Editorial
Top analysts help logistics and supply chain professionals better understand and overcome the mounting challenges of global transportation and logistics management.
Posted 11/30 · 12:24 PM · LM Editorial
While negotiating teams representing employers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach meet with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 63 Office Clerical Unit ("OCU") today, several key terminals at both ocean cargo gateways are shut down.
Posted 11/29 · 10:54 AM · LM Editorial
As winter approaches, the nation’s supply chain infrastructure will continue to become damaged from seasonal elements such as freezing rain, sleet and snow.
Posted 11/29 · 09:54 AM · LM Editorial
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has urged both parties in the LA Port labor dispute to return to the bargaining table