March 19, 2015 – The Port of Oakland has been working day and night for two weeks trying to clear up congestion since the labor standoff ended. Bill Mongelluzzo, Sr. Editor of the Journal of Commerce (JOC), has reported that…+ Read Full Post
February 26, 2015 – As expected, Eastbound Pacific carriers are announcing two rate hikes on the heels of the resolution to the West Coast labor issues. Bill Mongelluzzo, Sr. Editor of the Journal of Commerce (JOC), confirmed carriers’ intent to…+ Read Full Post
Feburary 23, 2015 – At long last, there appears to be a resolution to the West Coast labor issues that have plagued the transportation industry over the past months. The deal, confirmed in a joint statement by the two sides, was…+ Read Full Post
Feb 12, 2015 – Instability continues to be the theme in ocean transportation. Yesterday’s announcement of the four day West Coast port shut down, and recent confirmation of at least two definite general rate increases (GRI) have shippers scrambling. How It…+ Read Full Post
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