The Warren, Mich.-based trucking carrier and third-party logistics provider saw net income plummet 39.2 percent year-over-year to $24.2 million as revenues slid 5 percent to $1.07 billion, according to the company’s most recent financial statements.
Hyundai Heavy Industries’ shareholders on Monday voted to approve the company’s restructuring plans despite strong union opposition.
International Longshoremen's Association President Harold Daggett said he will seek help from Congress in union disputes with the South Carolina Ports Authority and the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor.
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The United States Maritime Alliance, the employer group that negotiates the master contract with the International Longshoremen's Association, called the ILA’s planned work stoppage threat “disturbing.”
On a bright note, the port authority said it will be using a $1.6 million grant awarded by the U.S. Maritime Administration to improve the barge program that transports containers between Red Hook in Brooklyn and Port Newark.
The transportation and logistics industry has experienced a notable year between Hanjin’s bankruptcy, the new verified gross mass regulation and the expanded Panama Canal.