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Railroad Delays Criticized 
Senate leaders and rail customers last week lambasted railroads for unresolved delays that continue to tie the U.S. freight network in knots, slowing truck, automotive and grain shipments along with it.

Execs Say LTL Market Sizzles, Fueling Strong Freight Growth 
Freight markets are heating up noticeably as the third quarter draws to a close, with particular strength in the less-than-truckload sector, sources said.

Western Star Unveils New Highway Tractor; 5700XE Aimed at Small, Medium Fleets 
HENDERSON, Nev. — Daimler’s Western Star unit launched a new highway tractor offering improved fuel efficiency while maintaining the brand’s classic styling.





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FedEx Corp’s First-Quarter Income Rises 24% to $606 Million
FedEx Corp. reported its fiscal first-quarter net income rose 24% to $606 million, or $2.10 per share, from $489 million, or $1.53, a year ago.

Driver Appreciation Week: Words of Thanks
Companies and individuals all across America are expressing thanks to truck drivers during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Sept. 14-20.

Quality Begins Intermodal Rail Service
Quality Carriers Inc. said it has started a bulk rail intermodal service for North America because of capacity issues due to the driver shortage.


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