A new position paper from the Agriculture Transport Coalition lays out options such as delaying enforcement of the SOLAS verified gross mass requirement or allowing weight variance, and requests a congressional inquiry into the IMO.
The less-than-truckload rivals are involved in a legal dispute over the hiring practices of YRC, which allegedly lured away two high-level XPO executives who were contractually bound not to work for a close competitor or divulge proprietary information.
The Northern California port says cargo business from Outer Harbor Terminal LLC, a joint venture between Ports America and TIL, will be transferred to other terminals and night and weekend truck gates will be offered to help in the transition.
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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has asked that trucks not be sent to terminals after dockworkers reportedly walked off the job Friday morning.
The United States Chamber of Commerce says the next item on the nation's trade agenda should be a bilateral free trade agreement with Brazil.
Executive Director Chris Lytle says the Port of Oakland is "deeply disappointed" with the action today by the joint terminal venture between Ports America and TIL, which says the reorganization is part of its "operational wind down" at the port.