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Kenworth Truck Co. looks at the potential effect of mandatory electronic logging devices on its business from the perspectives of truck production and valuation and fleet maintenance, company executives said.

Intermodal, trucking and logistics provider Hub Group had to wrestle with margin compression and acquisition-related expenses that caused second-quarter net income to plummet 53.8% even as revenue expanded by 8.1%.

Forward Air Corp. recovered strongly after a $10 million loss one year ago, posting a profit of $19.6 million or 64 cents per share for the three-month period ending June 30.

Daimler AG reported higher revenue and flat profits during the second quarter, with a strong performance from its Mercedes-Benz car division but sputtering results from the global truck unit.

XPO Logistics has hired Christopher Synek as president of transportation in North America, running the brokerage, expedited trucking, intermodal marketing, drayage and global forwarding businesses.

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