Current news, information and trends in the ocean freight industry covering freight lines, carriers, logistics and classification.
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
Posted 11/28 · 08:27 PM · LM Editorial
The strike staged by International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 63 Office Clerical Unit (“OCU”) against APM Terminals at the Port of Los Angeles escalated dramatically on Wednesday, and now the Port of Long Beach is in the thick of it, too.
Posted 11/28 · 03:34 PM · LM Editorial
The members of the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement have filed an amendment with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission that would expand TSA’s scope to include the entire transpacific round trip, including the westbound trade.