25 June 2023

West Coast Ports - Latest Developments

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract. The new contract is for six years and will cover all west coast ports. The specifics regarding the terms of the deal remain undisclosed at this time.DSC01077-1.jpg

It is essential to acknowledge the cautious nature of many Supply Chain Managers when it comes to selecting the ideal route for their valuable products. The Gulf ports and East Coast routes now offer compelling alternatives, serving as effective safeguards amidst the West Coast's labor uncertainties.

Mainfreight's teams are strategically spread across the country to offer local expertise when the time comes to navigate whatever challenges you may face. In addition to the aforementioned considerations, we are delighted to offer our comprehensive solution for transporting your valuable products. Our teams are here to listen to what matters most for your business and to work together to customize dynamic solutions for your business. Reach out to your local team to stay connected to what’s coming next, and to feel confident in your plans.

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