Excerpts from the Journal of Commerce:
The Southern California ports also are beginning to experience chassis shortages and dislocation problems as ocean carriers make good on their promise to get out of the chassis business and leave it to third-party providers and pools to manage the equipment.
The chassis issue has caught the attention of [...]
From the Journal of Commerce:
Terminal operators in Los Angeles-Long Beach face the conundrum of having to run up to five night and weekend gates each week to prevent gridlock in the harbor, all while losing money every day they operate those extended gates.
“Every terminal in this port loses money on PierPass,” said Ed [...]
A study by PierPass and Ability/Tri-Modal of gate turn times in Los Angeles-Long Beach indicates the median visit time of a truck calling at marine terminals is 51 minutes, and the vast majority of truck visits take less than two hours.
However, the Harbor Trucking Association, which represents drayage companies in Southern California, said that [...]