FreightWaves Classics: Connecting Staten Island to the rest of New York

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Four of the five boroughs of New York City are islands or are connected to an island. The Bronx is the only borough that is connected to New York State’s mainland. New York’s bridges are of many lengths and types. Photo: New York State Senate).

New York Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act: A Fashion-Forward Move to Supply Chain Transparency


With first-of-its-kind legislation, the state of New York (U.S.) If the New York legislature successfully passes this act, meaningful progress toward sustainable fashion can become a reality that every business must embrace.


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Amazon Defeats Drive to Unionize Second New York Facility

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workers at a facility in New York voted not to join an upstart union only weeks after the group won a resounding victory at a warehouse across the street Inc.

Amazon Union Election Kicks Off at Second New York Warehouse

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Workers at a second Amazon warehouse in Staten Island, New York, began voting on whether to join an upstart union that already won a historic election at a nearby facility

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Check Call: From Mexico to New York

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The new waybill regulations add more requirements and paperwork for anything shipping across the country. These new regulations are applied to any commodity being shipped through Mexico. Image: Jim Allen/FreightWaves. Got a BOL?

AxleHire Expands Last-Mile Delivery Services Into New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania  

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AxleHire, a last-mile delivery provider, today announced its most significant East Coast expansion with new last-mile delivery services for New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania

New York State Considers the First Fashion Sustainability Law in the U.S.

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New York would become the first state in the nation to require global fashion brands to disclose their climate and social impacts and take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under new bill

Amazon Workers in New York Facility Vote to Join Labor Union

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Workers at the JFK8 customer fulfillment facility located in statin island, New York have voted to establish a labor union, the first Amazon facility to do so. Supply Chain Matters highlights a breaking news development concerning online retail platform provider Amazon.

Micron Pledges Up to $100 Billion for Semiconductor Factory in New York

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The commitment by Micron is a sign that the federal government’s prodding and package of generous incentives is helping to steer investment decisions

New York Port Hustles to Cut Rare Logjam Amid Covid Labor Woes

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The Port of New York and New Jersey is working to clear a small but rare bottleneck of container ships anchored off the coast of Long Island as COVID-19 cases among dockworkers collide with a pandemic-fueled surge in cargo volumes

SmartHop hires Uber alum Liu, opens New York, Colombia offices

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Following a $12 million funding round announced in February, SmartHop is moving forward quickly with new hires and expansion of its services. Liu is the first employee in the company’s new New York City office. The new funding round brings SmartHop’s total funding to $16.5

Kodi Connect Procurement (CPO) Leaders: New York


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Oregon’s Bootleg fire now as big as New York City

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The Bootleg fire in southern Oregon has been burning since early July and now covers a little more than 300,000 acres — the size of New York City. This means they will produce lightning, which could spark new fires, but not much rain.

Teamsters Chief Vows to Pressure Amazon After Historic New York Vote

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Sean O’Brien, who was sworn in as international president of the Teamsters union last month, said it was vital to organize Amazon, which has “total disrespect” for its workers

Insights from New York City’s Procurement Transformation


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FreightWaves Classics/Extra: 20 years after 9/11, recounting more stories of heroism

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The New York City Fire Department (FDNY) had retired the fireboat John J. She served the FDNY and the City of New York until her retirement in 1995. The 9/11 “boatlift” seen from the New York harbor.

NYC legislation establishes minimum payment per trip for delivery drivers

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New York City is quickly becoming one of the front lines in the battle for gig worker protections. But New York City officials are trying to limit food delivery’s bite of the Big Apple by firing back yet again. New York City’s minimum wage is $15 an hour for employees.

Global Supply Chain News on Now Port of New York and New Jersey to Levee Fees for Overly Long Container Storage

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Similar Plan at LA and Long Beach Never Turned On as the Threat Worked

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Modernizing Procurement At City Of New York


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Global Supply Chain News on New York Times on Global Shipping Chaos

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Soaring Demand, Containers in the Wrong Place, COVID19 Labor Impacts and More

California congestion nears new high, East Coast gridlock worsens

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Port congestion is simultaneously building along the East Coast, with anchorage numbers off Georgia well into the double digits and, for the first time this year, a growing queue offshore of the Port of New York and New Jersey. That’s a new record.

Mack gets down and dirty with NYC garbage truck order

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Mack Trucks is putting its LR Electric refuse hauler to wider use in New York’s boroughs with an order of seven of the near-silent and emission-free trucks. The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) order is the first Mack has publicly announced.

Food delivery companies in NYC face permanent commission cap

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The New York City Council approved a cap on the commissions they can take from partnering restaurants. New York City isn’t the first domino to fall, and it almost certainly won’t be the last. The gig economy is slowly but steadily becoming a nationwide battleground.

Supply Chain News on US Must Revive Manufacturing Might, New York Times OpEd Says

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National Security, the Economy and Good Jobs are at Stake

Ocean freight shipping exchange Nyshex nets $15M in latest round

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Facilitator of two-way committed ocean contracts New York Shipping Exchange (Nyshex) announced Wednesday it has raised $15 million in a recent funding round. The round was led by NewRoad Capital Partners and included Collate Capital, Blumberg Capital and the New York Angels.

Staten Island Ferry construction christens Florida’s newest shipyard

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Two new Ollis-class, New York City-bound ferries are nearing completion at Eastern Shipbuilding Group Inc.’s Joe for final outfitting and testing of commercial new construction vessels and topside repairs.

Ida dumps deadly flooding rain on Northeast

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The governors of New York and New Jersey declared states of emergency late Wednesday as record-breaking rainfall from Ida’s remnants led to major flooding. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a flash flood emergency in New York City. New Jersey: 61,511. •

Port of Charleston importing more consumer goods ‘than ever before’

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Earlier this month, Newsome was recognized for enhancing port operations and growing the cargo base with those strategic investments when he was inducted into the Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey’s International Maritime Hall of Fame.

Land CMA CGM Marco Polo tour with ‘most beautiful’ photos

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The Marco Polo’s first stop was the Port of Halifax in Nova Scotia on May 17, followed by the Port of New York and New Jersey last Thursday and Port of Virginia on Sunday.

Mother’s Day Truck Convoy helps Make-A-Wish children

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The convoy provides funding more than 75% of the wishes granted for the Susquehanna Valley chapter, which includes areas of New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland.

Amazon Selects New York City and Northern Virginia For Its New HQ2 Locations

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Amazon to invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across the two new headquarters and announces Nashville as new Operations Center of Excellence with more than 5,000 jobs

Urb-E, Tortoise to partner with AxleHire on zero-emission delivery pilots

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Already proving the concept can work since its launch in New York City earlier this year, the company on Thursday announced a nationwide pilot with AxleHire. “We’ve The pilot with Tortoise will take place in Los Angeles and Urb-E will work with AxleHire in New York City.

What can frustrated ocean shippers do? — The Stockout

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Among Piers: Empty containers continue making waves

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Port of New York and New Jersey. Exported empty containers at the Port of New York and New Jersey in March leapt 77.5% The Port of New York and New Jersey said rail volume increased by 7.8%

Bouchard Transportation seeks buyer to avoid 108 layoffs

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an independently owned barge and tugboat company, is seeking a buyer to avert closing its facility in Melville, New York. Bouchard’s barges mostly operated across the eastern seaboard and Gulf of Mexico, including New York, New Jersey, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida and Texas.

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Ida death toll rises in Northeast

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N Union Ave at Forest Ave in Cranford, New Jersey #njwx — Andy Mattison (@MattisonAve12) September 2, 2021. At least 23 people died in New Jersey, Gov. At least 13 people were killed in New York City, according to police reports.

Going farther: Nikola claims superior Class 8 electric driving range

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15-minute grocery delivery firm Jokr launches in 3 more NYC boroughs

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Jokr, the 15-minute grocery delivery firm that launched in June in three New York City boroughs, is expanding to three additional locations. The firm is adding new hub locations in the added boroughs, expanding its total addressable market opportunity by 80% in the region.