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US shippers, West Coast dockworkers union resume contract talks

US shippers, West Coast dockworkers union resume contract talks

Dec 21, 2014 04:23 PM

Negotiators for shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 U.S. West Coast ports resumed contract talks with the union for dockworkers, as cargo backups continued at the ports, a representative for the labor group said.  »

 
Fortress looks to sell TRAC Intermodal

Fortress looks to sell TRAC Intermodal

Dec 21, 2014 04:12 PM

Private equity firm Fortress Investment Group LLC is exploring a sale of TRAC Intermodal LLC, a logistics equipment leasing company that could be valued at more than $1.7 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.  »

 
CN reaches tentative labour agreement with Teamsters union

CN reaches tentative labour agreement with Teamsters union

Dec 21, 2014 04:07 PM

CN announced that it has negotiated a tentative labour agreement with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) union that represents locomotive engineers and conductors working on the company's Northern Quebec Internal Short line.  »

 
AirBridgeCargo moves express cargo for astronauts in the international space lab

AirBridgeCargo moves express cargo for astronauts in the international space lab

Dec 21, 2014 04:01 PM

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has delivered express cargo for NASA from Chicago to Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport.  »

 
 

From our latest issue:

China’s currency:  Beijing looks to drive a convertible

China’s currency:  Beijing looks to drive a convertible

Dec 22, 2014 09:14 AM

China’s currency, the renminbi or yuan has always been a subject of concern for trading partners. The tightly controlled currency rarely reflects the global give-and-take necessary for a truly convertible monetary unit of trade. But an experiment is taking place in Canada to loosen currency controls. Is Beijing kicking the tires on a new convertible?   »

 
Things looking up for Great Lakes/St. Lawrence shipping

Things looking up for Great Lakes/St. Lawrence shipping

Dec 22, 2014 09:06 AM

Carriers closely involved in the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence waterway are hoping for more of the same in 2015 after benefiting from a stronger trend in commercial shipping activity in 2014.   »

 
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