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Mitigating factors impacted the expected rebound after the resolution of contentious ILWU-PMA port labor contract negotiaitons, according to the southern California port.
The cargo segment of the American Airlines began using the Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner for international routes this month.
Retailer Target used proactive planning to divert cargo to East Coast ports, create dedicated a chassis fleet, and use untapped drayage capacity to combat West Coast port congestion in late 2014 and early 2015.
Port disruptions caused by contentious dockworker contract negotiations likely reduced real export growth 1.5 percent in the first quarter, according to a recent study by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
A new whitepaper from CarrierDirect says 3PLs can become strategic partners of LTL carriers in tight capacity environment by reducing a major pain point for carriers.