News & Analysis
26 Nov 2013
The Port of Oakland and the California Trucking Association are urging independent truck drivers not to carry through with a yet another strike in the harbor that is planned for Nov. 27.
20 Nov 2013
The New Jersey Motor Truck Association is discussing a possible lawsuit or Federal Maritime Commission complaint to force New York-New Jersey container terminals to pay truckers for drivers’ waiting time outside terminal gates.
20 Nov 2013
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Harbor truckers in Los Angeles-Long Beach are proposing a revolutionary plan to relieve port congestion by keeping marine terminal gates open round the clock, and paying for the increased operating costs by charging a fee on every container that moves through the ports.
19 Nov 2013
Harbor truck drivers backed by the Teamsters union made a statement this week by demonstrating against alleged unfair labor practices at three drayage company facilities in the Los Angeles-Long Beach area, but their actions had no impact on cargo-handling at the port complex.
18 Nov 2013
Port of Los Angeles truck drivers from Green Fleet Systems, American Logistics International and Pac 9 Transportation went on strike this morning to protest labor practices...
08 Nov 2013
Despite attempts over the past decade by the Teamsters union to convince drayage companies that the entire industry would benefit if drivers were hired as direct employees, the majority of drivers wish to remain independent, according to a drayage company president in Southern California.
31 Oct 2013
The Harbor Trucking Association of Southern California in early December will launch on its Web site a monthly tracking system that will provide data on turn times at all of the container terminals in Los Angeles-Long Beach.
30 Oct 2013
Although it was a single incident involving one motor carrier in Southern California, the purchase of a truck off a lease by a father-son driving team confirms that the owner-operator model at U.S. container ports is viable, the harbor trucking industry believes.
28 Oct 2013
Representatives of waterfront employers, drayage companies and the International Longshoremen’s Association said there’s an urgent need to improve the way intermodal chassis are supplied in the Port of New York and New Jersey.