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VIDEO: Eye-opening 60 Minutes report looks at who is to blame for supply chain mess...
The report looks at the massive backups at the Long Beach and Los Angeles ports and Chicago rail yards, finding “finger-pointing, huge profits, and massive losses” along the way.
The report suggests that backups at the ports aren’t caused by a shortage of available truck drivers but rather by an antiquated appointment system that leaves drivers waiting at the facility for hours.
Trucking company owner: Driver charged with human trafficking seemed "religious"...
In an exclusive interview with FreightWaves, Narain Airi, owner of refrigerated trucking company Isha Brothers Inc. of Newark, Delaware, said he was stunned to learn that one of his company drivers, Robert Jeffrey Johnson Jr., 53, of Merritt Island, Florida, had been arrested and charged with six felony counts, including human trafficking, sexual battery, kidnapping and aggravated assault with a firearm, as well as two counts of false imprisonment, in Cocoa, Florida.
Amazon Takes Steps to Solve Supply Chain Problems...
By chartering the Olive Bay and dispatching it to a relatively sleepy port a few miles north of hometown Seattle, Amazon did an end-run around the shipping snarls that have stranded holiday inventory in Los Angeles and other ports. Besides Everett, the company also has docked at the Port of Houston. Such extreme measures have given Amazon executives confidence they’ll have adequate inventory to meet yet another record-breaking holiday shopping season, when Adobe projects U.S. consumers will spend $207 billion online, up 10% from last year. Many retailers have exhorted consumers to shop early to avoid disappointment. Amazon’s unflinching message: Bring it on!
OOIDA advocates for more truck parking in letter to Buttigieg...
A new report from the American Transportation Research Institute stated that while trucking industry court cases that result in verdicts of less than $1 million may not dominate headlines like those that end in multimillion-dollar judgments, the cumulative effect of these smaller verdicts can still inflict significant financial distress on the industry.
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