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This Week in Logistics News (May 4 – May 10)

Logistics Viewpoints

Glovis America will operate the trucks around the Port of Oakland. FirstElement Fuel set up a hydrogen filling station in Oakland, where the trucks will be refueled. The 30 Hyundai XCIENT Class 8 hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks will hit the road as part of the NorCAL ZERO Project to push for emission-free freight transportation.

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The West in Want of Workers: Oakland's Port Labor Shortage & The Supply Chain

Elementum

West Coast ports are starting to improve congestion issues, but Oakland faces a potentially disastrous labor shortage that threatens to slow progress. Oakland’s Labor Dilemma. Oakland has seen a rise in container volumes starting in March as shippers began moving back to West Coast ports. Impact on Supply Chain.

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This Week in Logistics News (July 16 – 22)

Logistics Viewpoints

Trucker protests shut down Port of Oakland terminals. The Oakland International Container Terminal (OICT) management closed operations on Wednesday at the Port of Oakland due to the independent trucker protests over California’s gig worker law, known as AB5. US initiates trade fight with Mexico over energy policy. Alphabet Inc.’s

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This Week in Logistics News (May 28 – June 3)

Logistics Viewpoints

How Shanghai’s lockdown is dampening Port of Oakland volumes. The Port of Oakland reported cargo in April dropped 7 percent compared to the same period a year ago due to factory and port shutdowns in China. During the peak of port congestion in 2021, as many as 30 ships were waiting to enter an Oakland berth.

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Fulfillment in California: examining your options

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

It has a booming supply chain with three of the busiest ports in the US (the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Oakland) and an economy that, if it were counted as a separate country, is the fifth largest in the world. And it makes sense that logistics pros love the Golden State.

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Port Congestion in the US And Its Effects on Supply Chains

All Things Supply Chain

The port authority of Oakland recently reduced the free wait time for shipping containers from seven to four days. The reason? – Port Congestion. Port congestion is a major problem…

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The Year the Ports Stole Christmas? Hopefully Not.

Logistics Viewpoints

Source: Ports of LA, Long Beach, Oakland, Seattle-Tacoma. LA and Long Beach account for the majority of west coast port volumes, approximately 75 percent of the volume (LA, Long Beach, Oakland, and Seattle-Tacoma) in September 2021 – the most recent month on record. Yup, LA and Long Beach are Critical.