Amazon Charges Woman $1,000 To Ship Paper Plates Less Than 300 MilesA woman in Tennessee is regretting her decision to buy paper plates on Amazon after the online giant charged her over $1,000 in shipping fees.
Smugglers Caught Trafficking Thousands Of Stolen California SucculentsIt was an international smuggling ring that was trafficking not in guns or drugs, but native California succulent plants called Dudleyas, by the thousands.
UPS Predicts Record Holiday Deliveries, Defends Price HikeThe company said Thursday that it expects to deliver more than 750 million packages between Thanksgiving and Dec. 31.
Cargo Containers Tumble Into Water At Port Of OaklandDivers and salvage crews probed the 50-foot depth of the Port of Oakland Friday for 10 massive empty cargo containers that tumbled off a freighter into the water.
Port of Oakland Pushes Ships to Plug-in to Shore Power to Reduce PollutionThe shore power program, which started at the Port of Oakland in 2012, has helped reduce diesel emissions at the port by 75 percent in the past decade.
Amazon, DHL Packages Could Be Delayed As Hundreds Of Cargo Pilots Go On StrikeAbout 250 pilots for a cargo airline have gone on strike in Ohio, grounding dozens of flights and potentially delaying shipping as the holiday shopping season swings into high gear.
Empty Containers Pile Up At Port Of Oakland After Korean Shipper's BankruptcyCargo containers from bankrupt Korean shipping company Hanjin are stacking up at the Port of Oakland.
Uber Takes Aim At Trucking IndustryFirst it was the taxi business, and now it appears that Uber is setting its sights on the trucking industry.
New Shipping Route Could Result In More Jobs At Port Of OaklandA shipping route linking China, Vietnam and the U.S. will begin making weekly stops at the Port of Oakland in November, adding an additional 50 annual vessel arrivals to the port, port officials announced Tuesday.
Port Of San Francisco Signs Deal To Process Car ShipmentsAfter losing most of its cargo shipping business to Oakland in recent decades, the Port of San Francisco has signed a 15-year deal to process car shipments at Pier 80.
Amazon Unveils Cargo Plane As It Expands Delivery NetworkSeattle-based Amazon is unveiling its first branded cargo plane, one of 40 jetliners that will make up the e-commerce giant's own air transportation network as it takes more control of its delivery process.
Expanded Panama Canal Could Grab Business From Oakland PortThe $5.25 billion project went online nearly two years late after construction delays, labor strife and apparent cost overruns