War on port congestion

Mongelluzzo, Bill
March 2004
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);3/22/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p15
Presents approaches of several ports in the U.S. West Coast to reduce the problem of port congestion. Appointment systems set up by the California ports to expedite the process of truck arrivals; Launch of a mandatory program for the placement of radio frequency identification tags on the thousands of trucks that call regularly at West Coast ports; Extension of opening time for terminals; Rail shuttle project from Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority in California.


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