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How to cope with US trucking’s short-haul sticker shock

One of the most significant impacts of the ELD (Electronic logging devices) mandate has been the sticker shock of short hauls. Generally drivers are paid by the mile, so it makes sense that drivers want to secure hauls that allow them to drive 400 to 500 miles per day, in order to make the [...]

2018-07-12T07:31:04+00:00 12 July 2018|

Longshoremen reach tentative deal in New York

The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and employers represented by the New York Shipping Association (NYSA) said Tuesday they have reached tentative agreement on a six-year local contract for the Port of New York and New Jersey. The deal follows a tentative agreement on a six-year master contract that was reached last month by the ILA and United [...]

2018-07-11T12:42:36+00:00 11 July 2018|

Strikes at Genoa port from July 12 to July 17

A strike has been declared at Genoa port due to the long waiting time to pick up empty containers and deliver full containers. Genoa port authorities have promised to improve the terminal handling, but the situation is becoming more critical with trucks in queue for hours before loading/discharging. This issue has majorly affected day to [...]

2018-07-12T15:42:49+00:00 10 July 2018|

A series of strikes in Argentina expected to cause delays

Workers in Argentina are expected to participate in a series of strikes. The General Confederation of Labor (CGT) announced a general strike on the 25th of June that will last for 24 hours, followed by a custom's strike from Wednesday 27th of June to Friday 29th of June. These strikes are expected to affect loading [...]

2018-06-25T08:14:07+00:00 25 June 2018|

Chianti Classico Experience in Toronto!

On June 18th, Gori attended the "Chianti Classico Experience" event in Toronto, Canada. The event offered the unique opportunity of tasting the latest vintages of Chianti Classico Annata, Riserva & Gran Selezione. Many wineries participated in the event, such as: Bibbiano, Borgo Scopeto, Canonica a Cerreto, Carobbio, Carpineto, Casale dello Sparviero, Castello di Fonterutoli, Castello [...]

2018-07-12T15:46:19+00:00 21 June 2018|

ILA, employers reach tentative contract agreement

The International Longshoremen’s Association and the employer group United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) have reached agreement on a tentative master contract that will run through 2024. The deal to replace a contract that expires Sept. 30 still must be approved by rank-and-file members of the union, which represents dockworkers on the East and Gulf coasts. [...]

2018-06-08T07:46:39+00:00 8 June 2018|

New Manifest Policy for China Imports & Exports

The General Administration of Customs China (GACC) has announced revisions to the manifest rules of imports and exports in China, effective June 1, 2018. The adjusted rules include the following. Manifest submissions must be made 24 hours prior to loading. This includes all vessels going to or coming from any mainland ports in China. [...]

2018-06-29T10:22:47+00:00 4 June 2018|