TITLE

Dock strike looming?

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, Larry
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;9/3/2012, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the impact of the collapse of the contract talks between East Coast port operators and the unionized dockworkers on the supply chain of the furniture retailers and manufacturers in the U.S. The breakdown in the negotiations resulted in the strike by dockworkers of the port. Information on the redirection of the landing of the containers to ports in the West Coast of the country due to the breakdown is also presented.
ACCESSION #
79830705

 

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