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  • West Coast Ports: Talks Going Smoothly

    West Coast Ports: Talks Going Smoothly Though no contract yet, the talks are going smoothly. From JOC: Yet even though it now looks like it will be sometime in August before a new agreement is in place, no one is panicking and tensions appear low. Why? The reason is that McKenna in his TPM comments was true… [Continue Reading]

    West Coast Ports: Talks Going Smoothly
  • The Latest: West Coast Port Negotiations

    The Latest: West Coast Port Negotiations ILWU-PMA talks will resume Aug. 4 Contract negotiations talks are in recess until August 4th so that the ILWU can participate in in talks with grain handlers in the Northwest. From the JOC: In a joint statement, the ILWU and PMA said the past three days were marked by “productive” contract… [Continue Reading]

    The Latest: West Coast Port Negotiations
  • How declining vessel schedule integrity impacts shippers/consignees.

    How declining vessel schedule integrity impacts shippers/consignees. Ocean carrier’s vessel schedules have become increasingly less reliable in recent years.  One carrier reported a drop from 78% vessel on time arrival performance on their transatlantic vessels between April and June 2013 to only 35% between January and March 2014. The results to shippers/consignees have meant delays… [Continue Reading]

    How declining vessel schedule integrity impacts shippers/consignees.
  • UPDATE: West Coast Port / Dock

    UPDATE: West Coast Port / Dock Negotiations Resume From JOC: On July 11, 2014, negotiations resumed after a 72-hour break that both sides had mutually agreed to. However, there was no extension to the contract. ILWU is working as normal. There are some concerns that the contract was not extended; but it appears that no job… [Continue Reading]

    UPDATE: West Coast Port / Dock
  • Aircraft Containers Size and Compatibility

    Aircraft Containers Size and Compatibility Freight can come in many shapes and sizes, and because of this airlines need to have multiple containers they can load in the aircraft. Depending on the aircraft, each one can carry a number of different airline containers each varying significantly in size. There are many different options available to… [Continue Reading]

    Aircraft Containers Size and Compatibility

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port UPDATE - wc

West Coast Ports: Talks Going Smoothly

West Coast Ports: Talks Going Smoothly Though no contract yet, the talks are going smoothly. From JOC: Yet even though it now looks like it will be sometime in August before a new agreement is in place, no one is panicking and tensions appear low. Why? The reason is that McKenna in his TPM comments was true [...]

UPDATE-West Coast Ports

The Latest: West Coast Port Negotiations

The Latest: West Coast Port Negotiations ILWU-PMA talks will resume Aug. 4 Contract negotiations talks are in recess until August 4th so that the ILWU can participate in in talks with grain handlers in the Northwest. From the JOC: In a joint statement, the ILWU and PMA said the past three days were marked by “productive” contract [...]

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How declining vessel schedule integrity impacts shippers/consignees.

How declining vessel schedule integrity impacts shippers/consignees. Ocean carrier’s vessel schedules have become increasingly less reliable in recent years.  One carrier reported a drop from 78% vessel on time arrival performance on their transatlantic vessels between April and June 2013 to only 35% between January and March 2014. The results to shippers/consignees have meant delays [...]

port UPDATE - wc

UPDATE: West Coast Port / Dock

UPDATE: West Coast Port / Dock Negotiations Resume From JOC: On July 11, 2014, negotiations resumed after a 72-hour break that both sides had mutually agreed to. However, there was no extension to the contract. ILWU is working as normal. There are some concerns that the contract was not extended; but it appears that no job [...]

aircraft containers

Aircraft Containers Size and Compatibility

Aircraft Containers Size and Compatibility Freight can come in many shapes and sizes, and because of this airlines need to have multiple containers they can load in the aircraft. Depending on the aircraft, each one can carry a number of different airline containers each varying significantly in size. There are many different options available to [...]

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