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ILA Calls Off Strike, Seeks Meeting with Congress

The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) urged its members not to stage any strikes as the union intends to seek emergency meeting with members of the US Congress. Last week, the association called for a one-day shutdown of US East Coast …

XPO’s Jacobs defends globalization (Video)

XPO Logistics CEO Bradley S Jacobs kicked off the 17th Annual TPM Conference with a keynote speech packed with unique insights on the development of global shipping and logistics and harsh words for the Teamsters Union. Watch video here.

XPO’s Jacobs: Teamsters ‘out of control’

XPO Logistics CEO Brad Jacobs commented on the contentious relationship between the union and his company after Teamster-affiliated protesters burst into one of the morning sessions at JOC’s TPM Conference in Long Beach, Calif. Read more.

XPO chief shrugs off Teamsters protest and promotes driverless trucks

  Events at the Transpacific Maritime conference in Long Beach almost overtook speakers and delegates on its first morning, when a group of protestors from the Teamsters Union stormed through the exhibition, blowing horns in protest at XPO Logistics chief …

Teamsters, XPO CEO clash at TPM conference

  The Teamsters Union interrupted proceedings during JOC Events’ 17th Annual TPM Conference in order to confront XPO Logistics CEO Bradley Jacobs over various employment practices they deem unfair, JOC.com reported Monday. Besides alleged driver misclassification, other issues include accusations …

Angry union members protest outside shipping conference in Long Beach

  Long-simmering tensions between the Teamsters and a major trucking company owner played out in front of the Long Beach Convention Center Monday morning as dozens of union members rallied outside one of the largest regional shipping conferences in North …

XPO’s Jacobs blasts Teamsters after TPM protest

  XPO Logistics CEO Bradley S. Jacobs blasted the Teamsters after union-affiliated protesters disrupted the JOC’s 17th Annual TPM Conference, as tension between the giant logistics providers and the union escalated. “I don’t believe in the Teamsters. I believe in …

TPM Kicks off Teamster Protests

The world’s largest liner conference kicked off today in a rather different fashion to normal. Teamsters stormed the convention centre at Long Beach just as keynote speaker Bradley Jacobs, the CEO of XPO Logistics, was gearing up to speak at …

Terminals face pricing pressure from low growth

  Terminal operators can expect downward pressure on tariffs to continue in certain markets over the course of 2017, according to the new chief executive of the world’s fourth-largest terminal operator. In an interview with JOC.com, APM Terminals’ CEO Morten …

APM Terminals triples NJ facility investment ahead of bridge raising

APM Terminals has nearly tripled to $200 million its previously announced upgrades at the Port of New York and New Jersey as the port prepares for the completion of a bridge-raising project that will give bigger ships access to APM …