"The collaboration between the Port of Los Angeles, Kenworth, Toyota and Shell is providing an excellent opportunity to demonstrate the viability of fuel cell electric technology in both drayage
service and regional haul commercial vehicle applications operating in Southern California," said Mike Dozier, general manager of Kenworth Truck Company and PACCAR vice president.
Trucks that haul container trailers are known as drayage
trucks, and are generally diesel-powered class 8 tractors.
Nearly all of the items on Alaska's retail shelves were likely touched by one particular type of transportation: drayage
. Simply put, drayage
is a specialized type of transport in which a trucking company moves containerized cargo from a port over a short distance--in this case to a business or warehouse.
Omnitek Engineering Corporation has been selected by the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency for a pilot project to demonstrate its diesel-to-natural gas engine conversion technology for drayage
trucks serving the Port of Seattle, Washington, in support of the Port's Clean Truck Program.
It aims to demonstrate natural gas engines capable of achieving aggressive, near-zero emission standards for on-road, heavy-duty vehicle applications suitable for refuse, goods movement, drayage
, transit, or school bus applications.
In addition, the company provides CFS warehouse services offering de-van, trans-load, drayage
and local pick-up and delivery and Sterling is US Customs Bonded for the movement of bonded cargo within the US.
Other World Class services Eland offers include customs brokerage, international logistics, container drayage
, green coffee warehousing, certified weighing and sampling.
As well, the company provides port drayage
services, and all of MTC Logistics' customer activity can be accessed via the Internet using MVision, MTC Logistics proprietary web visibility solution.
Yet at the very same time, the administration's agencies are supporting and encouraging misclassification in at least two sectors of the trucking industry--port trucking ("drayage
") and ground express delivery.
In contrast, the short-haul "drayage
" carriers that Mexican long-haul carriers would displace, typically use older equipment because of the many hours spent idling awaiting customs processing at the border.
These reductions could save the two groups an average of: 48% on utilities for booths; 19% on on-site hauling ("drayage
") and rigging services for exhibitors; 23% on lodging; and 11% on travel.