Bad shipper experience could result in long-term cargo diversion, according to port economist John Martin.
Southern California container terminals clear backlog in wake of tentative ILWU contract.
Speaking to U.S. footwear and apparel importers, the FMC Chairman expounded on the commission's decision to release a report on detention, demurrage and free time earlier this week.
Port of New York and New Jersey terminals have seen additional containers from "extra loaders."
Schnitzer Steel and Bed Bath & Beyond say the labor slowdown and resulting port congestion hurt business.
Five-year contract now goes to rank and file union members for a ratification vote.
U.S. ports and economy can't afford a repeat of West Coast port slowdown, according to the heads of Commerce, the NRF and NAM.
Dissidents worry about future of the "last militant union in the U.S.”
ILWU leader makes pitch for more training and 24-hour operations at the congested California port.
Speaking to an LA Chamber event in Washington, the official who brokered the Feb. 23 labor deal said LA Mayor Garcetti and Port Director Seroka were instrumental in solving the crisis-level contract talks.
A strike could come as soon as Monday, according to a statement from Teamster affiliate Justice for Port Truck Drivers.
Carriers should not be allowed to profit from congestion for which they are at least partially responsible, says agriculture group.
The 10-ship loop will call in South China, Vietnam, Colombo, New York, Savannah and Norfolk, and is designed to provide fast transit from Asia to New York.
Lawyers still need to be consulted, but the model has valuable input from expert shippers, says NIT League.
Rates are falling on major trade routes to Europe, U.S., according to the latest figures from the Shanghai Shipping Exchange.