Port automation debate intensifying amid West Coast labor talks

[caption caption="Automation allows terminals like Pier 400 in Los Angeles (pictured) to increase capacity without expanding their physical footprint. Photo credit: Port of Los Angeles."][/caption]The long-simmering debate over automation at US…

[caption caption="Automation allows terminals like Pier 400 in Los Angeles (pictured) to increase capacity without expanding their physical footprint. Photo credit: Port of Los Angeles."][/caption]The long-simmering debate over automation at US ports is heating up again. Whether West Coast dockworkers will attempt to reverse course on allowing some automation during...