Anyone who knows anything about economics knows that more money is generated by selling something rather than buying something. This is how the British empire was able to effectively dominate world trade for centuries, by importing raw goods from its’ colonized trade partners and exporting to them finished goods creating a healthy Return On Investment (ROI) for British Companies.
Shortly after Boeing announced that it will halt production of its famed C-17 cargo plane in 2015—and thereby putting 5,000 Long Beach jobs at risk—speculations are now brewing that Boeing may hold onto the site to manufacture its planned 777x widebody airliner.
By Brandon Nixon | They deliver the cargo and goods that keep our shelves stocked with food and household items and our economy humming. They drive through our communities and neighborhoods, down our freeways and streets and alongside our vehicles every day. They are America’s 3.1 million professional truck drivers.
A federal judge officially ruled last week that certain aspects of the Port of Los Angeles' clean truck efforts could not be enforced by the entity, a decision that does not affect the Port of Long Beach's Clean Trucks Program, but may have implications for labor issues currently brewing at the nation's largest industrial complex.