Transportation and port companies need to cooperate more, members of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition said at their annual meeting in San Francisco.
Port of Long Beach said it will revise its request for bids to provide and operate the important drayage equipment.
“Every participant in the supply chain will have a role to play” in solving congestion issues, according to a new report from carrier group World Shipping Council.
The first of seven groups will meet early next month to discuss issues surrounding the upcoming peak season.
Three of the biggest U.S. retailers have said maintaining in-stock levels was a challenge in first quarter 2015 because of West Coast port disruption.
Attorneys for the Institute of International Container Lessors argue terminal operators have no right to bind third parties to mandatory chassis inspections by International Longshore and Warehouse Union.
Labor groups reacted to Senator Gardner's PORTS legislation, which would expand the Taft-Hartley Act.
The new Senate bill would allow state governors to invoke Taft-Hartley in an attempt to mitigate port congestion stemming from labor disputes.
Operations returned to normal on Monday after a disagreement with an International Longshore and Warehouse Union marine clerk local over dispatching procedures closed the port during second shift Sunday, according to the Pacific Maritime Association.
The Pacific Maritime Association voted to approve the deal in advance of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union member ratification vote Friday.
Australian logistics and stevedoring firm Asciano, parent of Patrick Stevedoring, has confirmed it received a purchase offer of $6.8 billion from Brookfield.
BPO arrangement allows the express giant, which has been targeted for acquisition by FedEx, to focus on its core activities and customers service.
While many airfreight carriers around the globe saw a slowdown in growth, Middle Eastern cargo lines reported a drastic increase in airfreight volumes.
The railroad transportation equipment manufacturer reported a 15 percent drop in net earnings in its fiscal third quarter compared to its fiscal second quarter, despite record quarterly revenues.
Simatech Shipping and Forwarding, based in Dubai, has recently taken delivery of 4,350-TEU vessel Sima Genesis from Taizhou Kouan Shipbuilding.