Economic Report: Port of Oakland generates nearly 100,000 local jobs

According to an economic impact report, the Port of Oakland generates 98,345 local jobs. As the second largest job generator in Oakland and the fifth largest job generator in the region, the Port remains a critical source of economic opportunity and jobs in Northern California. The Port supported an increase of 14,201 jobs, which represents 14% growth from the previous report conducted in 2017. Approximately one in four direct Port jobs ... [+]

Hermes Grows Team to Support Rapid Development of Cargo Management Ecosystem

Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT) has appointed Stuart Piper as Global Sales Director to spearhead the launch of new developments in the Hermes Ecosystem of cargo management solutions, marking a period of accelerated growth for the company. Piper brings 27 years of software & solutions experience to ... [+]

Galveston Wharves Port Director, CEO Rodger Rees Honored

Galveston Wharves Port Director and CEO Rodger Rees has been recognized as a 2023 Most Admired CEO by the Houston Business Journal (HBJ). Rees was among the honorees celebrated at a luncheon of hundreds of corporate and community leaders hosted by the HBJ on Aug. ... [+]

Pasha Hawaii Activates Maui Disaster Response Efforts

Pasha Hawaii donates $25,000 to non-profit Hawaii Community Foundation in support of Maui StrongPasha Hawaii supply chain routes are fully operational as support efforts for Maui wildfire relief are underway. The company has enacted its Emergency Response Plan which includes prioritizing emergency rations, foodstuffs and ... [+]

New Director Leads Trailer Bridge International to Double-Digit Growth

Trailer Bridge, Inc., a full-service, asset-light transportation solution provider, today announced double-digit growth for its global shipping service, Trailer Bridge International (TBI) under the direction of a new leader, Zach Monger. Zach was promoted to the role of Director of NVOCC & Compliance in September ... [+]

Emirates Group ramps up recruitment globally

The Emirates Group is laying the groundwork for its next big growth phase with a mammoth drive to recruit the best minds and talent globally across 180 unique roles. The Group is looking to cherry-pick cabin crew, pilots, engineers, IT professionals and customer service agents ... [+]

Leaders celebrate projects to improve transportation

The Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC), Port of Oakland, and City of Oakland announced important milestones for two major transportation improvement projects at the Port of Oakland.The two projects celebrated include: A Ribbon Cutting for the Freight Intelligent Transportation Systems (FITS) Project: Installation of ... [+]

Oakland Port Commissioners elect Barbara Leslie to 2nd term as Board President

Oakland Board of Port Commissioners elected Barbara Leslie for a second term as Board President. Yui Hay Lee will begin his second term as the First Vice President. Andreas Cluver will replace outgoing commissioner Cestra “Ces” Butner as Second Vice President.Port Board President Leslie joined ... [+]

New Officers for GPA

The Georgia Ports Authority board has elected new officers for the coming fiscal year. Starting July 1, Kent Fountain will serve as chairman, Alec Poitevint as vice chairman, and Chris Womack as secretary-treasurer. “Kent’s four-year tenure on the GPA board, as well as his leadership across business ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi CEO Announces Departure

Port of Corpus Christi Commissioners have accepted the resignation of Chief Executive Officer Sean Strawbridge, effective June 2. Strawbridge will continue to serve as CEO until that time. An interim chief executive, as well as plans to identify a new CEO, will be announced at ... [+]