California

By Patrick Burnson · January 20, 2017
California’s trade picture has been brightening of late and should maintain its current course at least through the first part of 2017, says Robert Kleinhenz, economist and executive director at Beacon Economics.
By Patrick Burnson · July 8, 2016
Weighed down with huge new expenses, terminal operators at California ports will have no choice but to charge higher fees, California Trade Report, California Ports, Global Trade
By Patrick Burnson · June 7, 2016
Weighed down with huge new expenses, terminal operators at California ports will have no choice but to charge higher fees, say analysts.
By MMH Staff · August 31, 2015
40.6 million-square-foot WLC to yield an estimated 13,000 construction jobs and 20,000 permanent jobs at a variety of skill levels.
By Patrick Burnson · July 29, 2015
The three California port directors who faced the wrath of shippers at the annual meeting of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC) in San Francisco late last June, surprised many with their candor and heartfelt mea culpas.
By Patrick Burnson · July 22, 2015
While organized labor has yet to weigh in on Executive Order B-32-15, leaders should recognize that California's complex freight transportation system is responsible for one-third of the state's economy and jobs, with freight-dependent industries accounting for over $700 billion in revenue and over 5 million jobs.
By MMH Staff · February 24, 2014
Chargers comply with standards that went into effect in 2014 in both states.
By Patrick Burnson · October 29, 2013
Supply chains in Southern California could be gaining traction as the year ends, say regional economists.
By MMH Staff · October 16, 2013
Compliance with California Energy Commission regulations will be mandatory for all large battery chargers sold in California with a manufactured date after January 1, 2014.
By Patrick Burnson · November 12, 2010
There has been some encouraging news of late about California’s exports, but the outlook for the rest of the nation is “mixed” going into this winter
By Patrick Burnson · November 11, 2010
While unemployment remained high and foreclosures were on the rise, California’s exporters turned in another strong performance in September.
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