Cargo is moving? Not so fast.
The Port of Oakland was recently quoted on JOC.com as saying, “Cargo is moving and the backlog is shrinking.” Such a statement doesn’t tell the complete story and causes a great deal of confusion and resentment on the part of cargo owners. Importers and exporters are hearing from their motor carriers that the backlog is growing, but the port declares it is shrinking. How can a cargo interest reconcile these two opposing points of view? Who do they believe? Or, maybe we are not talking apples to apples? It certainly wouldn’t be the first time.
Read entire article from Journal of Commerce | By: Shawn Yadon | March 23, 2015