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East Coast Ports Contract Agreement Puts Importers at Ease Ahead of Holiday Shipping

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Importers and exporters breathed a sigh of relief on word that the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) had reached a tentative contract agreement, avoiding any disturbance in shipments at East Coast and Gulf ports. The contract had been set to expire on Sept. 30. “We have reached a tentative agreement…

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