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Chassis Shortage Clogs NY-NJ Port

Hurricane damage to chassis has created equipment shortages that are hitting truckers with hours-long delays and demurrage costs at Port of New York and New Jersey marine terminals.

“It’s an absolute disaster,” said Tom Heimgartner, president of Best Transportation in Port Newark. Other port drayage operators also expressed frustration at chassis shortages, long lines at [...]

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