However, the Northwest Seaport Alliance said it may see lower cargo volumes for February, and volumes with Alaska are expected to decline for the full year of 2017 due to soft market conditions.
The Greek port’s box volumes declined in 2016 from a year prior amid increased volumes at the car terminal, while revenues ticked up 3.6 percent.
While A.P. Moller-Maersk plans to narrow its focus to transportation and logistics, the foundation that owns a controlling stake in the company will move in its own direction, Ane Maersk Mc-Kinney Uggla said.
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While a host of technology startups have adopted Uber-like models to tackle automated freight matching in the trucking industry, in the last two months, Uber themselves and Amazon have jumped in the fray.
In attempts to push back against the campaign to turn independent owner-operators in the port drayage industry into employees, the statewide trucking trade association filed a lawsuit last week against various state officials and agencies.
Mac R. Behnke Rentals got into an accident while transporting a shipment for Denso, damaging some of the cargo, and a court said the dispute would have to be resolved by a “fact finder” in trial and not in a summary judgement proceeding.