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Hunter Harrison

Hunter Harrison, the successful railroad-turnaround specialist whose career spanned more than 50 years, has passed away just two days after CSX Corp. announced the CEO would take a medical leave of absence.

Wabash National Corp. CEO Dick Giromini will step down June 1 and be succeeded by President and Chief Operating Officer Brent Yeagy, one of several announcements made by the Lafayette, Ind., trailer manufacturer Dec. 15.

With the federal electronic logging device mandate soon to take effect, some freight brokers are surveying their carriers about compliance with the rule, taking a proactive step now to help prevent supply chain disruptions later, logistics executives said.

Technology has made it easier than ever to buy gifts online and track the spoils of your spending spree as they make their way from retailers’ warehouses to your doorstep in time for the holidays.

The Transportation Services Index is climbing slowly but has not returned to the rapid growth seen before the recession, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, which released a technical note on freight transportation services Dec. 15.

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2017 was a year of anticipation for the freight transportation industry, leading up to the long-awaited Dec. 18 mandate for broad adoption of electronic logging devices to track hours of service.

As part of our upcoming Year in Review package, we have one question: What was the most important trucking issue of 2017, and how did it impact you? Click here to e-mail us your answer.

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Congress and the Trump administration indicated they will finally debate infrastructure funding parameters with transportation leaders when the new year kicks off.

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