Friday, December 12, 2014
In reviewing the proposed $1.01 trillion Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 hammered out in Congress late last week, the American Association of Port Authorities noted that there are significant increases for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Harbor Maintenance Tax operations and maintenance activities and construction budgets, and for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Diesel Emissions Reduction Act grants program.
Posted on 12/12 at 04:29 PM
Monday, December 08, 2014
More progress is needed for federal goals of carbon pollution reduction to see subsequent supply chain gains.
Posted on 12/08 at 01:52 PM
White House •
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Based on the data source you look at, there are two distinctly, but, at times, overlapping cases being made for the state of manufacturing here in the United States.
Posted on 12/04 at 10:10 AM
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
At a time when representatives rarely agree upon anything, U.S. House and Senate leaders from both the Republican and Democratic Parties are jointly sponsoring a bill to establish a national maritime policy to encourage U.S.-flag shipping.
Monday, December 01, 2014
While it comes as no surprise that Thanksgiving weekend is commonly viewed as the true beginning of the holiday shopping season, it appears that, perhaps, the booming shopping volumes that come along with time spent with family and friends, too much turkey and football may take a bit longer to materialize than originally anticipated.
Posted on 12/01 at 10:52 AM
retail sales •
Recent US West Coast port congestion issues have temporarily reversed the long-term modal shift from air to ocean as shippers seek alternative ways to make sure their goods hit the stores in time for the US holiday season, note analysts at Drewry Supply Chain Advisors in London.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The Port of Oakland has undertaken a series of measures in recent years to attract more import volume.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
The Agriculture Transportation Coalition has asked the Administration to bring in a federal mediator to help resolve the negotiations, and if a strike or lockout occurs, the AgTC advocates the rarely-invoked Taft-Hartley Act.
Posted on 11/19 at 04:43 PM
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
A new threat to U.S. West Coast port productivity surfaced yesterday, as the Teamsters began organizing independent owner-operated truckers.
Posted on 11/18 at 09:04 AM
Friday, November 14, 2014
The PMA is asking the ILWU to agree to a temporary contract extension so that Beneficial Cargo Owners (BCOs), truck drivers, and other stakeholders may be spared ongoing hardship.
Posted on 11/14 at 04:04 PM
West Coast Ports •