SELECT G.Goods_Movement_Timeline_ID, G.GM_Date, G.Headline, G.Source_Name, G.Source_URL, G.Date_Added, G.Summary FROM GoodsMovementTimeline as G WHERE (G.Goods_Movement_Timeline_ID > 0) AND (G.Headline <> '') ORDER BY G.GM_Date DESC ; METRANS | Goods Movement Timeline

Goods Movement Timeline

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Welcome to the METRANS Goods Movement Timeline. This is a searchable timeline of activities tied to goods movement, logistics and international trade based upon items from the popular press.

Given our location and the importance of this region as an international trade gateway, many of the entries pertain to Southern California. We do however draw from state and national press as well. Some articles' links may have expired, or you may have to pay a fee or register on the Web site where they originally appeared to access the complete article. Our goal however is to provide the researcher with enough information to track significant events over time as they have occurred in key areas like legislation, finance, and security.

This timeline grew out of timelines initially developed for METRANS research projects in the area of goods movement. Earlier entries (before 2005) were therefore not prepared with a searchable database in mind and will be less detailed. We hope, however, that they remain a useful resource.
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Headline
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6/26/2020

California's Landmark Electric Truck Rule Targets 'Diesel Death Zone'

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6/25/2020

Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles Set Records for Container Movement

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6/24/2020

Iowa acts to protect owner-operator status

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6/19/2020

FMC: Trucks should return empties to pickup terminal, increasing dual transactions

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6/19/2020

Port of LA sets record after moving 18,465 containers off single ship

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6/12/2020

Long range, LA and Long Beach ports could endure losses to other hubs

High costs of doing business in a state where aggressive environmental policies are in place, a lag in updating port infrastructure and periodic labor-management issues have contributed to woes, experts say. READ MORE »
6/11/2020

Drayage truckers, ocean carriers discuss chassis lease rate disparity

Intermodal Motor Carrier Conference members say current lease rates are unfairREAD MORE »
6/4/2020

The Trucking Industry Is Embracing Change And Moving To Electric Vehicles

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6/4/2020

Survey Offers Snapshot of Fleet Effects of COVID-19

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6/2/2020

FMCSA issues intermodal chassis inspection waiver

Regulators say temporary waiver is warranted for container chassis as fallout from COVID-19 has moved equipment from inspection facilitiesREAD MORE »
5/29/2020

LA, LB Ports: Near-Zero-Emission Natural Gas Trucks Ready for Drayage Operations

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5/14/2020

FMCSA issues final rule on HOS

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5/11/2020

COVID-19: Updates on the FMC's Detention and Demurrage Final Rule

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5/10/2020

Freight trains chug along carrying essential goods

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5/6/2020

China faces setbacks in global initiative

Belt and Road project nations seek debt relief amid pandemic.READ MORE »
4/30/2020

Pandemic has beena rough road for truckers

Many report lower pay and more dangerous working conditions, including the threat of thieves.
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4/28/2020

FMC finalizes demurrage and detention reasonableness rule

Regulatory guidance is expected to be significant to American shippers facing container availability charges from carriers and marine terminals during COVID-19 pandemic.
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4/25/2020

Dozens of big rig truck drivers protest low pay, cause delays on Los Angeles and San Bernardino county freeways

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4/20/2020

FMCSA loosens enforcement of driver violation reporting

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4/20/2020

Dock appointment scheduling software cuts driver wait times, optimizes warehouse workforce

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