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supplychainbrain | April 18, 2016
The apps, DrayQ and DrayLink, calculate anticipated trucker turn times at marine terminals. Employing Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS technology, they inform drivers how long they will wait to enter terminal gates, and how long their transactions will take. In the process, they give shippers a view of the location and productivity of the drivers under hire. The port retained Reston, Va.-based Leidos to license, deploy and maintain the apps. It worked with the company to expand a wireless network throug...
logisticsmgmt | April 26, 2016
Another mobile phone app has been developed to get truckers out of line at the Port of Oakland. The difference this time: it’s the invention of a harbor driver. Filex Fok, a licensed motor carrier at the port, introduced the new app last week, noted port officials....
transportjournal | August 22, 2017
The Port of Oakland's 2017 statistics reflect an industry-wide trend: this year, the port may receive its second-fewest containership visits in a decade, but nevertheless achieve a good throughput result. Some 954 containerships visited Oakland up to the end of July 2017, 7.6% less than the 1,032 visits during the same period last year. If the trend persists, vessel calls for the full year would total about 1,650, approximately 100 fewer ships than Oakland received last year. Vessel calls in...
supplychaindive | November 14, 2017
A new logistics center at the Port of Oakland has gained initial approval from the port's board of commissioners, according to a press release. The site for the center is a former Army supply depot located beside the port. The project has been under consideration for 15 years, and will be staffed by Oakland locals, particularly those in need, including "disadvantaged residents including the chronically unemployed, single parents, formerly incarcerated and military veterans." If fin...
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