Monthly Archives: January 2013

East Coast Ports Still Waiting for a Labor Deal

We’re on to round 3 of the labor negotiations between the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) representing the East Coast and Gulf ports. The negotiations were first supposed to be completed by September 30, … Continue reading

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Shortage of Available Trucks Result in Delays in Container Deliveries at the Port of Oakland

The port of Oakland (along with the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach) have made concerted attempts in the past few years to rein in pollution caused by trucks pulling containers from the ports. ┬áThe California Air Resources Board … Continue reading

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