crane lifting a container

Recently the ILWU announced they reached an agreement on “certain key issues.” While the details were not released, it has been widely reported the agreement centers around the hiring of an additional top pick operator for each machine working each shift.

April was a rocky month on the West Coast. Intermittent terminal closures and labor shortages negatively impacted cargo flows as well as the psyche of importers and exporters as more and more discretionary cargo migrated to East and Gulf Coast gateways.

Negotiations between the ILWU and the PMA began on May 10, 2022. We are at the one-year mark and hope this milestone will usher in a new contract.

Latest News


Long-time industry folks may remember our calendars in the early 2000's. The calendars were fun and entertaining and represented our creative, outside-the-box solutions to logistics challenges. In 2001, the calendar featured concept vehicles...what would our trucks...


Devine and our president, Karen Vellutini, were featured on the cover of the latest edition of Caltrux magazine. As we mark our 100-year milestone, it is an honor to be highlighted in the magazine and to be able to talk about our company, our history and our future....


Just days after the fires in Hawaii, the logistics industry was already on the scene providing much needed relief. So proud of this industry and the way it pulls together to help the communities we serve.


Yesterday, the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) announced they have ratified their six-year contract with the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA). This approval is final step will ensure further peace and cargo fluidity on the west coast.


Do you know what this part is? Hint, it is something used in truck or container transportation. Play "Name That Part" on our Facebook page. Click here to be directed to our page and place your guess. Good luck!  

Share This