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Monday, March 23, 2015

Zurich Insurance and their head of Strategic Business Risk, Linda Conrad, are sharing some interesting insights into the longer-term financial implications of the prolonged West Coast port disruption for retailers across the country.
Posted on 03/23 at 09:07 AM
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In marked contrast to reports emanating from U.S. West Coast ports, The Georgia Ports Authority is boasting strong and sustained growth across all major markets in the month of February, including bulk, breakbulk, autos and machinery, and containerized freight.
Posted on 03/23 at 08:57 AM
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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Lest shippers believe that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) is fully on board with the new “tentative” contract agreement with the Pacific Maritime Association, consider what happened at the Port of Oakland this week.
Posted on 03/11 at 08:11 PM
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Thursday, March 05, 2015

West Coast port authorities may be overstating the obvious when they decry “business as usual.” But it’s refreshing to see them finally coming around.
Posted on 03/05 at 08:54 AM
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Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Transportation stakeholders reliant on North Carolina’s major seaports are welcoming news this week, which outlines plans to enhance the intermodal and cold chain network in the region.
Posted on 03/04 at 05:01 PM
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Monday, March 02, 2015

As U.S. West Coast ports begin to address their critical congestion issues, an innovative approach is being launched at San Pedro Bay.
Posted on 03/02 at 01:02 PM
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Monday, February 23, 2015

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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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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