orangeThe unresolved contract between the ILWU and PMA has resulted in not only damage to the psyche of the West Coast shipper but also to the businesses and products shipped.

Even before the labor negotiations soured, shippers had grown weary of the congestion on the West Coast. With the increasing delays and inability to get their products to market, whether import or export, they are exploring alternative gateways.  Houston has been bantered about quite a bit lately.

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Reliability is woefully missing and desperately needed.

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