Newark, NJ — The Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers is proud to announce that Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero has been chosen to receive the 2016 Malcom McLean Award at the Association’s upcoming Golf Outing and Awards Luncheon, to be held on Tuesday August 2, 2016 at Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township, NJ. The award is dedicated in memory of Malcom McLean, the visionary who invented shipping containerization and revolutionized the international freight industry, and is the highest honor bestowed by the Bi-State at their Awards ceremony each year. Continue reading
The commerce flowing through our ports represents billions of dollars in revenue and hundreds of thousands of jobs. All too frequently it comes to a standstill — in part because truckers can’t get their cargo to the docks. And the Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers predicts “catastrophic congestion” if changes aren’t made. NJTV News Anchor Mary Alice Williams recently asked Truckers Association President Jeffrey Bader what’s causing the congestion.
Op-Ed in Star-Ledger by Jeff Bader
Wall Street Journal: Problem shows how global trade logistics are falling out of sync.
NJTV News article about Port Congestion
This week, numerous news reports have documented the unacceptable level of traffic and congestion along the NJ Turnpike leading into the Port of New York & New Jersey, particularly at Global Terminal-Bayonne. The Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers is committed to working with terminal operators and regulatory authorities to conceive and implement long-term solutions to the chronic congestion issues that plague the port, but we believe the extreme traffic conditions experienced over the past several days are a clear indication that immediate action must be taken. Continue reading
Jersey Journal Article: Delays at the Global Marine Terminal port facility causing backlog of trucks.
Applications being accepted now, must be postmarked by May 15th
Port Newark, NJ – The Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers recently launched their first annual Samuel L. Cunninghame Memorial Scholarship program. Full details and application information are posted on the Association website at www.bistatemotorcarriers.com. All applications for this year’s scholarship award must be postmarked no later than May 15, 2015. Continue reading
Suburban News article describing how the Elizabeth Coalition received a special donation from the Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers for the purchase of medical kits.
Association President warns: “It’s choking the lifeblood out of our industry.”
Port Newark, NJ – Jeffrey Bader, the President of the New Jersey-based Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers, testified this afternoon at a forum hosted by the Federal Maritime Commission in Baltimore, Maryland. Bader was invited to address the FMC to share his insight on the severity of port congestion at Port Newark, its adverse effect on the trucking industry and industry-related businesses, and what can be done to help. Continue reading