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    Truck Protest at the Port of Oakland (Monday, December 8, 2014)

    Many Oakland seaport truck drivers are voluntarily participating in a truck work stoppage today. Here is the latest message we received from one of our long time truck partners: Today , drivers have not shown up for work in support … Continue reading

    Port Congestion Surcharge Postponed… and Other USWC Terminal News (Dec.1, 2014)

    The shipping community got some relief over the Thanksgiving holiday as most carriers announced that they are postponing the Port Congestion Surcharge. The only carrier that we have not heard from yet seems to be Matson. Importers are already requesting … Continue reading

    Port Congestion Surcharge Postponed Again??? And Other West Coast Port News (Nov.26, 2014)

    Port Congestion Surcharge Update We have heard from three carriers so far today (Evergreen, China Shipping, and Yang Ming) that they are postponing the Port Congestion Surcharge again. What precipitated this decision is anyone’s guess. It’s possible that other carriers … Continue reading

    Port Congestion Surcharge Returns! (November 21, 2014)

    As expected, carriers are starting to announce the return of the Port Congestion Surcharge. Carriers postponed the PCS earlier this week due to concern from the FMC. However the carriers are indeed struggling with the congestion at the ports. As … Continue reading

    Port Congestion Surcharge Postponed (Update – November 19, 2014)

    As reported late yesterday, carriers began announcing that they were postponing the Port Congestion Surcharge. We received confirmation today from all remaining carriers that had announced a PCS that they would be postponing the fee. The reason for the postponement … Continue reading