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New 20/40 Combo Chassis Delivered to SalSon Charleston Terminal

SalSon Logistics | Jul 19, 2017 10:20:26 AM

Last week, SalSon Logistics' Charleston, SC terminal received 50 brand new 20/40 combo chassis to support the growth of its drayage business there. Container volume is up across the Southeast. At the Port of Charleston, since 2009, container volume has increased 70%. These brand new SalSon...

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Topics: drayage services

SalSon Orchestrates Mass Container Pickup at APM Terminal

SalSon Logistics | Jun 30, 2017 12:45:15 PM

Today at 4:30 am, 100 SalSon trucks were lined up outside a special gate at APM Terminal in Port Elizabeth, NJ to retrieve containers slowed by the recent cyberattack that impacted many of APM's global terminals. The special gate was open to all dray operators providing Customs Examination...

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Topics: drayage services

USA Today Article Exposes Poor Treatment of Port Drivers

Anthony Berritto | Jun 26, 2017 12:01:37 PM

Few shippers who import goods have not read this USA article on the alleged mistreatment of port drivers who move containers to and from seaports. If you haven’t, it’s a must read.

The article alleges chronic bad practices by carriers at Southern California ports, ranging from overwork to...

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Topics: drayage services

Big Ship Access: Are Your Draymen Ready?

Anthony Berritto | Jun 2, 2017 10:06:51 AM

I know a restaurant owner in New York City who expanded his seating capacity by 50%. Before he did it, he hired more wait staff.

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Topics: drayage services

New SalSon Chassis Have Arrived!

SalSon Logistics | May 16, 2017 8:31:15 AM

SalSon just took delivery of 100 new chassis, which will be deployed to support our port operations in Newark, Norfolk, Charleston, Savannah and Houston. 

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Topics: port logistics, drayage services