A Day in the life of a Drayman

  If you google “Definition of a Drayman,” the first thing that pops up is “a person who delivers beer for a brewery.”  In a world of international shipping, many may find this comical.  Comical notes aside, Wikipedia does explain the essence of a drayman.  […]

Port drivers strike additional Southern California drayage companies

Port drivers strike additional Southern California drayage companies Excerpt from American Shipper |  By:  Chris Dupin  |  October 27, 2015 Additional truck drivers are going on strike against drayage companies who work in and around the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The drivers […]

Drayage Drivers strike in LA

Drayage drivers for Pacific 9 Transportation began strikes this summer complaining they have been misclassified as independent contractors.  They are fighting to become actual employees of one of four teamster companies:  Eco Flow Transportation, Shippers Transport Express, Toll Group and Horizon Lines. [Teamster.org] There might […]

Trucking Challenges and Driver Shortage

“America has more open trucking jobs than available commercial drivers. As older drivers retire in greater numbers, the industry faces a driver shortage,” mentions Heesun Wee from CNN.  A very interesting and enlightening article found on CNN.com states that America needs drivers NOW.  “The industry […]