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Jan 20, 2015

Though truck fuel surcharges are falling, shippers expected to stick with intermodal

Despite a fall in truck fuel surcharges, shippers' preferences for intermodal service isn't likely to change.  Oil prices have… Read more 

Jan 19, 2015

CBP: ACE 2014 User Satisfaction Survey is now available

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is inviting you to take the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Trade User… Read more 

Jan 19, 2015

Strike could hit Port Metro Vancouver February 1

Union and non-union drayage drivers serving Port Metro Vancouver will likely strike at Canada’s largest container port as… Read more 

Jan 19, 2015

Monday vessel shifts suspended at U.S. West Coast ports

U.S. West Coast marine terminals will suspend vessel operations on all shifts Monday so they can concentrate their… Read more 

Jan 15, 2015

USDA proposes expansion of organic assessment exemption

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is proposing to expand exemptions for certified organic products from assessment fees… Read more 

Jan 14, 2015

Two decades after NAFTA, Mexican carriers to be allowed in U.S.

Just over 20 years ago, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) included a stipulation allowing Mexican truckers to… Read more 

Jan 13, 2015

ILWU, PMA negotiations remain contentious

Despite the involvement of a federal mediator in contract negotiations over the past week, West Coast dockworkers are… Read more 

Jan 9, 2015

Additional sanctions imposed on North Korea

President Obama has issued an Executive Order expanding the scope of economic sanctions imposed on North Korea. New… Read more 

Jan 7, 2015

Federal mediators to enter ILWU, PMA negotiations

Two West Coast port groups came to an agreement to allow federal mediators to step into long-standing negotiations that… Read more 

Jan 6, 2015

ILWU joins PMA in requesting federal mediation

The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service announced late Monday that in response to a joint request from the… Read more