Transportation NEws

Negotiations Continue as Contract Expires Both Sides Pledge No Stoppage in Work Source:  The Journal of Commerce July 2, 2014 Update (07/07/14):  As of this morning local ILWU organizers were apparently disregarding instructions from their union leaders and distributing flyers in the Long Beach/Los Angeles harbors in hopes of starting an unauthorized protest/picket line.  So […]

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As your partner in domestic and worldwide transportation, we work hard to provide you with relevant and timely information about significant supply chain and distribution issues. On June 30th, the current 6 year contract between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the dockworkers represented by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) will expire. All […]

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Since late last year, shippers have struggled with both a serious shortage of container chassis, as well as port congestion at the nation’s largest ports.  These two challenges are inter-related and have been especially severe at the nations’s busiest ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach and New York/New Jersey. Matters have been compounded on the East […]

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  Updated 1/22/2104:  As of this morning, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reports that all U.S. airports are operating normally and experiencing minimal flight delays. Road conditions remain hazardous for ground transport, but are passable in most areas.   WINTER WEATHER ALERT:  Air & Surface Logistics is monitoring another strong winter storm system as it […]

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