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East Coast sees ‘land of opportunity’ In wake of West Coast port concerns
East Coast ports look to see significant long-term container volume growth in the wake of West Coast labor and congestion issues, according to opening session speakers at the JAXPORT Logistics & Intermodal Conference.
Five takeaways from the Latin American market of 2015
Will the relationship between Argentina and China go south?
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JP’s premier Jamaican trade: coffee
While Jamaica Producers (JP) has its roots in the banana trade and diversified into a wide host of businesses, coffee remains an important commodity for the company.
Ten takeaways from the bulk carrier market
The dry bulk carrier market is once again bumping along at historic lows with Baltic Dry Index (BDI) running in the mid-500 range. One quarter into 2015, here are some early takeaways on the dry bulk market in the Year of the Goat.
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PwC’s Chapman on logistic M&A
As PwC analyzes transportation and logistics industry mergers and acquisitions, here’s what PwC's Darach Chapman says in an AJOT interview.
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Combating cyber crime
Combating cyber crime can be an expensive proposition but the best weapon might just be “common sense”.
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Progress is being made in ILWU- PMA negotiations
"Progress is being made" in ending the labor stalemate that has crippled West Coast ports since November, AJOT learned Wednesday evening.
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All quiet on the Western Front?
It’s another day of PMA and ILWU negotiations (at this writing talks are ongoing and it is easy to forget that it was in the middle of baseball season [July] when the contract expired) and a new participant US Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez has now (maybe inevitably) put his oar into the troubled waters of the West Coast waterfront labor dispute.
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The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) announced on February 11th that its members would halt cargo
The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) announced on February 11th that its members would halt cargo-handling operations at Pacific coast terminals for four upcoming days.
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PMA threatens to close West Coast ports if ILWU refuses contract terms
The PMA chief executive threatened to lockout longshore workers and shut down West Coast port operations if the ILWU does not immediately accept its contract terms.
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