United States

September 22, 2022


Shippers Would Like to See Rail Service Reform

While rail shippers are greatly relieved that last week’s potential strike was averted after two of the biggest rail unions reached a tentative agreement with U.S. freight railroads for a new contract, shippers are still wary about whether ratification of the…

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August 23, 2022


Mojave Inland Port Aims to Speed Freight Flows

The Mojave Inland Port project recently received site plan approval from officials in California to move forward with a transportation and logistics hub aimed at being a critical relief valve for West Coast gateways choking with container traffic (source: Freight…

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August 23, 2022


New York Port Truckers Press FMC for Emergency Order

Ocean carriers and marine terminals should be forced to share more accurate container storage data to improve cargo flows at the Port of New York and New Jersey, according to trucking companies serving the facility. Those companies, which specialize in…

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July 26, 2022


Trucker Blockade Ends at Oakland Port

Port of Oakland truckers quietly ended a multi-day blockade over the weekend amid a crackdown on protesters by port authorities. On Monday the truckers, who are not backed by a union, largely returned to work and are said to be…

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July 21, 2022


Protests Mount at Port of Oakland Over ‘Gig Worker’ Law

The Oakland International Container Terminal (OICT) management closed operations on Wednesday at the Port of Oakland due to the independent trucker protests over California’s gig worker law, known as AB5. The Port’s other three marine terminals are effectively shut down…

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