Filed in Seaports
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Rumors of labor strikes and other supply chain disruptions are inspiring logistics executives to look toward the Eastern Seaboard. While West Coast ports remain dominant, JLL’s sixth annual Seaport Outlook shows rapid growth and demand for space by the nation’s ports on the East Coast.
Retailers concerned by the lack of a West Coast longshoremen’s contract will continue to bring merchandise into the country at above-average levels this month but volume will drop from the record set in August, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
The Port of Seattle’s search for a new leader appears to be at end as its commission named Ted J. Fick to take over as CEO late last week.
Friday, July 25, 2014
The saga continues, as the PMA and ILWU plan to resume their contract negotiations on Monday, August 4, in San Francisco
Thursday, July 10, 2014
At issue in Southern California is what truckers maintain are unfair labor practices — being treated as independent contractors rather than employees.
Posted on 07/10 at 03:49 PM
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Pacific Northwest trucker's action creates new layer of complexity
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Shippers have been assured that negotiations for a new labor contract covering nearly 20,000 dockworkers at 29 West Coast ports will continue to move forward.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
The Agriculture Transportation Coalition’s 26th annual meeting convenes in San Francisco today, as shippers confront a whole host of new challenges.
Monday, June 16, 2014
“Powerful global and national trends that are out of your (and our) control are beginning to determine how much import and export cargo will flow through West Coast ports,” says AgTC.
Monday, June 09, 2014
Actions taken by two of DHS’ component agencies, the U.S. Coast Guard and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as well as other federal agencies, to address cybersecurity in the maritime port environment have been limited.
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