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Businesses large and small and across many sectors share their views on the massive West Coast port cargo delays.
More than 40% of retailers and manufacturers plan to shift volume to East Coast ports on a long-term basis as a result of chronic congestion on the West Coast, according to the findings of a new American Shipper research report.
Speaking to an LA Chamber event in Washington, the official who brokered the Feb. 23 labor deal said LA Mayor Garcetti and Port Director Seroka were instrumental in solving the crisis-level contract talks.
The recovery of congestion laden West Coast ports significantly impacted shipment volumes and expenditures, according to the latest Cass Freight Index Report.
The southeastern ports continued their blistering growth rate, both increasing throughput by over 13 percent for the month.
Maersk Group and Crowley Maritime say the new company, called Ardent, will be headquartered in Houston.