Port automation is hot-button issue in West Coast labor talks

Some preview of the likely positions to be taken during contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), which started May 10 in could be gleaned from two video interviews recently conducted by Gene Seroka, executive director of the Port of Los Angeles.

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Tracking the air cargo industry’s response to Russia’s war on Ukraine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has added another obstacle for air cargo-reliant supply chains already challenged by climbing rates and limited capacity.

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Diesel rationing could hit East Coast this summer, refinery owner says

The East Coast of the U.S. could face a worsening diesel shortage this summer, John Catsimatidis, CEO of United Refining Co., said in an interview with Bloomberg. United produces some 70,000 barrels of petroleum products each day and sells gasoline throughout western New York and northwestern Pennsylvania, according to the company’s website

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