West Coast port issues could cause delays, price hikes

Combs, Heath E.
August 2007
Furniture/Today;8/27/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 50, p22
Trade Publication
The article reports on the effect of shipping issues on the shipment of goods in the West Coast ports. A tentative contract between the Office Clerical Union and 14 ocean carriers and terminal operators can avert a labor dispute that could have affected these ports. David Bennett of Globe Express Services said that it was in the interest of both parties to avoid a contentious slowdown before the 2008 contract negotiations.


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