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In Uncertain Times Supplier Relationships are More Important than Ever
Pricing is above pre-pandemic levels and trucking capacity remains scarce. And even when you can get a truck confirmation, it may be a gamble whether it will show up on time at either the origin or the destination.
Port of Long Beach’s Cordero says you can’t keep a good port down
Mario Cordero, executive director, Port of Long Beach outlines the challenges and expresses optimism for the Port’s future in an interview with Stas Margaronis, AJOT’s West Coast correspondent.
New Quantum System will create “untappable” communications for Port of Rotterdam
In October, the Port of Rotterdam announced that it will be implementing a quantum communications system to provide secure communications for Port customers that cannot be tapped.
POLB’S Tomley addresses zero emission truck & equipment challenges
The remarkable progress the ports have actually made in slashing emissions and the unsympathetic response from the air quality regulators is a testament to the old adage that no good deed goes unpunished.
How to get a clearer picture of customer demand to gain more efficiency
The transportation sector is still plagued by bottlenecks, so it's essential to take a step back and better understand consumer demand, which will enable you to estimate demand more precisely and effectively. Anita discusses  why this is crucial and what may occur if you don't have a firm grasp on demand. After that, she discusses how understanding demand may make transportation businesses more effective and offers some strategies for using the data at their disposal to anticipate demand in advance and improve efficiency.
Importance of inland waterways stands out with Mississippi River low-water emergency
Mississippi River barge traffic paralyzed by low water emergency.
US Coast Guard Cites Cyber Security Exposures At U.S. Ports
The U.S. Coast Guard is warning that U.S. ports and marine terminals remain exposed to cyber attacks on a number of different fronts.
Overcoming the “Toll” COVID-19 has Taken on Many Tolling Agencies
This year, since I’ve taken the reigns as executive director of the E-470 Public Highway Authority, I’ve been amazed by its resilience.
Oakland taxpayers stand to be stuck with the tab to subsidize A’s proposed Howard Terminal Ballpark Complex
Despite promises by Oakland City officials that the $12 billion Oakland A’s ballpark and condominium complex at the Port of Oakland’s Howard Terminal will not require taxpayer funding, there is growing concern that Oakland taxpayers may be required to foot part of the bill.
LA’s Seroka urges calm on ILWU/PMA talks
Eugene Seroka, executive director Port of Los Angeles, remains hopeful that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) will resolve their differences and avoid a labor disruption to U.S. West Coast ports.

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