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The articles excerpted on this site report on the state of the industry as seen by mainstream media, and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the officers of the ILWU Coast Longshore Division.

Free-flow container operation launched in Port of Los Angeles

From the Journal of Commerce:

The Port of Los Angeles is teaming up with terminal operators and a harbor drayage company to launch a container free-flow operation aimed at reducing congestion at the largest U.S. port while deliverinhttp://www.longshoreshippingnews.com/2015/03/free-flow-container-operation-launched-in-port-of-los-angeles/g import loads to retailers and other large shippers quickly and efficiently.

“I am confident we will see […]

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Some LA-LB drayage drivers agree to stop striking but not all

Excerpts from the Journal of Commerce:

Drivers working for Green Fleet Systems agreed to a “cooling-off” period after Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti reached a deal with their Teamster backers and their employer, ending their striking at six marine terminals. But Teamster backer and Total Transportation Services haven’t yet reached a similar deal that would […]

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Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach truck drivers allegedly fired for striking, not withdrawing wage claims

From the Long Beach Press Telegram:

Truck drivers who deliver goods to and from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach said they were fired by a Compton trucking company this week after refusing to withdraw their wage claims against the company.

At least 33 truck drivers alleged that they were let go by […]

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Electric Drayage Trucks Unveiled at PortTech Los Angeles

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Two electric battery-powered heavy-duty trucks that will help cut pollution at busy Los Angeles County ports were unveiled recently at PortTechEXPO 2012, a symposium for green transportation technologies.

These large Class 8 trucks are port drayage trucks that haul cargo containers to and from seaports. They transport containers relatively short distances, usually between ports […]

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