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Hanjin Shipping – Bankruptcy Protection

After extended fiasco for all involved freight forwarders, truckers, and consignees, most of the vessels headed to U.S. on Hanjin Shipping vessels have completed unloading their cargo.  While there may be another extended period of languish handling aftermath of the delayed cargo and incurred charges, at least most of, if not all, cargo have been unloaded, with Hanjin Bremerhaven and Hanjin Baltimore having arrived at East Coast through Panama Canal. Ocean Blue Express has provided daily newsletter for all of our customers and colleagues through the...
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WEST COAST PORT NEWS

The Main Issues of 2014 The ILWU six (6) year contract will expire on 6/30/2014. Headline issues of this year’s negotiation: 1. HEALTH CARE: The Affordable Care Act (ACA) or also known as the OBAMA CARE places a tax on “Cadillac” (no premiums, co-pay for medicine of $1) health care plans. Estimated to be approximately $150 million dollars per year. The terminal operators are not going to want to pay this tax. 2. JURISDICTIONAL AUTHORITY: With terminals consolidating the ILWU will be concerned about work possibly moving to non-union...
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Recruit General Manager

General Manager (Compton, CA). Manage overall business operation and develop plans, budget and standards; Supervise and monitor transportation activities such as preparing billing, tariff classifications, handling goods, etc.; Negotiate and authorize contracts with equipment suppliers and resolve shipping complaints; Train, supervise, hire and terminate staff for efficient personnel processes. 40hrs/wk, Bachelor in Business, Trade or related and Minimum 5years experience in Transportation , Storage, and Distribution Manager or related Reqd. Resume to Ocean Blue Express, Inc. Attn: Thomas Kim, 801 W. Artesia Blvd Unit C,...
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