Harbor Trucking Association

Government, Business, Logistics

Proposed Ballpark at Port of Oakland Hits Snag

Rendering of proposed ballpark at Port of Oakland Artist rendering of the proposed ballpark and waterfront development at the Port of Oakland's Howard Terminal. (Courtesy of Bjarke Ingels Group)

In baseball terms, the Oakland Athletics’ efforts to build a stadium and billion-dollar real estate development at the Port of Oakland is in the bottom of the ninth inning and the home team is behind several runs.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 1, 2021
Government, Logistics

Oakland OKs Port Site for Ballpark That Trucking Interests Oppose

Howard Terminal at Port of Oakland Howard Terminal at the Port of Oakland. The abandoned facility has been selected as a site for a 35,000-seat baseball park and related commercial and residential development. (Tim Margot/Associated Press)

The Oakland City Council on July 20 approved a non-binding term sheet for a proposed waterfront ballpark at the Port of Oakland, yet neither trucking interests nor the Athletics baseball club was happy with the outcome.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
July 21, 2021
Business

Harbor Trucking Association, Clean Energy Forge Exclusive Partnership

Trucks at the Port of Long Beach, Calif. TT File Photo

The Harbor Trucking Association announced Clean Energy Fuels Corp. will be the exclusive provider of clean transportation fuels to the group, whose membership includes more than 100 drayage companies operating more than 8,000 trucks in West Coast ports.

February 26, 2018
Business, Technology

Port of Virginia to Introduce Appointment System on March 1

The Happy Buccaneer arrives at the Port of Virginia The Happy Buccaneer arrives on Feb. 2 from Poland carrying six gantry cranes due to be installed at Norfolk International Terminals. (Port of Virginia)

The Virginia Port Authority is launching an online trucker appointment system at Norfolk International Terminals beginning March 1, a decision port officials hope will shorten turn times.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
February 2, 2018
Business, Logistics

Harbor Truckers Express Cautious Optimism on Turn Times in 2017

Port of Los Angeles Port of Los Angeles via YouTube

Truck drivers took one minute longer, on average, to enter and exit the two large ports in Southern California in December 2017 compared with the same month in 2016, although the full-year average was three minutes faster than a year ago.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
January 18, 2018
Business

Weston LaBar Named CEO of Harbor Trucking Association

The Harbor Trucking Association has promoted Executive Director Weston LaBar to CEO, offering him a five-year contract to run the trade group that represents the port trucking industry in Southern California.

January 9, 2018
Business

California Truckers Ask IANA to Intervene in Delay Fee Dispute

Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

California truckers, stung by millions of dollars in delay-related costs, have asked the Intermodal Association of North America to rule that port carriers should not be required to pay those fees accumulated since November.

February 9, 2015