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Monday, February 23, 2015

The deep-water Mexican port of Lazaro Cardenas is becoming increasingly attractive.
Posted on 02/23 at 01:58 PM
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A new report from Chicago-based freight transportation and logistics consultancy CarrierDirect, entitled “Eat or Be Eaten: The Year of Separation in Freight,” takes a deep dive into various aspects of current market trends on freight transportation and logistics.
Posted on 02/23 at 01:00 PM
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While the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) have arrived at a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract covering workers at all 29 West Coast ports, questions still remain about productivity.
Posted on 02/23 at 06:35 AM
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Friday, February 20, 2015

Meanwhile, Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein both issued a letter appealing to reason
Posted on 02/20 at 09:16 AM
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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Port of Oakland marine terminal operations halted today as longshore workers took the day off for a union meeting.
Posted on 02/19 at 12:16 PM
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Logistics professionals must begin to view warehouse and freight capacity as a shared infrastructure. When that happens, we will realize game-changing cost savings in product distribution and dramatically lower the impact of logistics activities on global greenhouse gas emissions.
Posted on 02/19 at 10:01 AM
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More than 800 professionals from across the air freight supply chain will gather in New Orleans in two weeks to discuss trends, challenges, opportunities and the future of the air cargo industry at the industry's premier conference and trade show, AirCargo 2015.
Posted on 02/19 at 09:02 AM
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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

In 2002, I spoke at a supply chain forum for Presidents and CEOs. Since there was a labor dispute going on at the ports on the west coast at the time, I asked a hypothetical question: “What would happen if the west coast ports shut down, and you were not able to get products delivered in a timely manner?” Thirteen years later, this hypothetical question has become a reality for many companies.
Posted on 02/18 at 04:02 PM
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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Port of Oakland cargo volume declined dramatically in January, the result of an ongoing West Coast waterfront labor dispute.
Posted on 02/17 at 12:03 PM
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The National Labor Relations Board has issued new representation election rules that drastically reduce the period between the filing of an election petition by a union and the holding of an NLRB election.
Posted on 02/17 at 09:49 AM
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