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DGX - Dependable Global Express
Dear Valued Customer,
The following is provided for your information:
The offices listed below will be closed for the holiday as follows:
Western Australia Day (PER)
Queen’s Birthday (SYD, MEL, ADL)
Please remember that certain offices are across the International Dateline. The dates above for the non-USA offices holidays are their dates, not the actual U.S. date.
ILWU Contract Negotiations
With the current contract between 22,000 port workers and employers due to expire on July 1 2022, many on the West Coast have been waiting in nervous anticipation.
Contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) employer group started in early May. On May 23, the ILWU suddenly suspended labor talks but these are set to resume on June 1.
These labor talks are taking place during a crucial time given several major events expected to overlap each other at once with Christmas merchandise expected to soon arrive at West Coast ports along with a predicted surge in consumer imports as China looks to lift its lockdowns on June 1.
Any stop to these labor talks would have tremendous damaging effects on an already strained global trade. An agreement must be reached by June 30 to avoid any disruptions to all West Coast port operations.
Tell Us How We’re Doing
We would love your feedback! We use Trustpilot, an online platform for sharing customer experiences. Please visit our Trustpilot page and let us know how we’re doing. Your feedback will help guide our efforts to continuously improve our service to you and others - our customers!
DGX Blog – Shipping Insights
We encourage you to visit our blog at www.dgxglobal.com to see our latest updates, progress, helpful hints, and shipping insights. Once there you can access links to our other social media pages, where we share company items we believe are newsworthy.
Should you have any questions, please contact your local DGX office or representative, or call us at 888-488-4888 or at 310-669-8888.
Thank you for your business – we appreciate it!