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May 26, 2017

Smarter Cars Paving the Way for Robot Vehicles
GlobalTranz Brings Kirsten Castillo Hall Aboard as Chief Operating Officer
Odyssey Logistics & Technology Opens Intermodal Center in Joliet, Ill.
Scopelitis Transportation Expands to Air Cargo Security Consulting
Bay & Bay Transportation Opens Terminal in Denton, Texas
St. George Logistics Opens Temperature-Controlled Center in Metro Miami
G&D Integrated Announces Opening of Warehouse in Chicago Metro Area
US Consumer Sentiment Signals Gains in Spending Remain Likely
US Economic Growth Not So Bad After Revisions to Spending, Investment
Stagnant Equipment Orders Signal Pause in Investment

May 25, 2017

KAR Auction Services Acquires Transport Division of Dependable Auto Shippers
Port of Portland Appoints Curtis Robinhold Executive Director
XPO Logistics Offers to Pay For CDL Training
Revised New York Teamsters Pension Proposal Calls for Slightly Smaller Cuts
Rhode Island Picks Company to Build, Operate Truck Tolls
New England Ports Plot Course to Deal With Changing Shipping Industry
More Optimism About Buying Climate Signals Spending Rebound
Merchandise Trade Gap, Inventories May Weigh on US Growth
Little-Changed Jobless Claims Signal Solid Labor Market

May 24, 2017

Former ATA Chairman James McCormick Dies at 92
Trump Budget Requests $658 Million for FMCSA in Fiscal 2018
Did Your Package Get Dumped in Transit? Via Cloud, Now It Can Tell You
Richie Bros. Receives Go-Ahead to Complete Acquisition of IronPlanet
Roadrunner Moves Headquarters to Illinois; Terence Rogers Named CFO
Daseke to Begin Employee Stock Grants in June
Central Washington Town Aims to Be Inland Port for Global Shipping
Home Prices Rose 6% in First Quarter as Supply Tightened
James Clark, Fleet Owner, Dies at 88; Longtime Member of Utah Trucking

May 23, 2017

Polaris Transportation Group Acquires Canadian Truckload, Warehousing Firm
Tonnage Drops in April Despite Optimism Among Trucking Execs
Growing Illinois Logistics Hub Gets Pushback From Locals
Proposed Midwest Freight Rail Line Draws Criticism From Local Lawmakers
New-Home Sales Fall More Than Expected
Velociti Expands Missouri Headquarters

May 22, 2017

Dayton Freight Expansion Gets Ohio State Tax Credit to Add 51 Jobs
Diesel Price Falls 0.5¢ to $2.539 a Gallon
Georgia FedEx Driver Glenn Moore to Compete at National Truck Driving Championships
April a Strong Month for West and East Coast Ports
Trucking Industry Introduces Mascot, Calls for Name Submissions
Gap Narrowing Between Contract Rates, Spot Market Prices, Report Says
CSX Downplays Concerns Over Harrison’s Health
Paccar to Launch Proprietary Axle for Construction and Vocational Segments
World’s Biggest Private Equity Manager Unveils $100 Billion Ambition for Infrastructure
International Opens Flagship Used Truck Center
Why the Rout in Retail Shouldn't Be a Big Worry for Economy
Investment, Hiring Plans Show Rising US Business Optimism
Escalating Dockworkers' Conflict Threatens Swedish Economy
Weather Co., Riskpulse Team to Alert Truck Drivers to Road Conditions

May 19, 2017

Mack Trucks Sees Its AMTs Increasing Adoption in the Market
Electric Trucks Make Inroads in Shorthaul Applications
Zero Emissions, Potential Savings of Electrics Appeal to Some Carriers
Industry Looks Beyond Batteries to Power Longhaul Electric Tractors
New DTNA Chief Roger Nielsen Says GHG Rule Will Stick
Kansas City Southern Invests Money to Improve Railroad Tracks
Forward Air Closes Deal With Atlantic Trucking Co.
Former Celadon President May Purchase Company’s Subsidiary
Port of Oakland Begins Project to Raise Height of Four Cranes
VersaCold Taps Industry Veteran Michele Arcamone as COO
GlobalTranz Acquires Logistics Planning Services
Ryder San Francisco Fueling Facility Offers 100% Renewable Diesel
Uber Threatens to Fire Anthony Levandowski
Daimler Trucks North America Opens $18.7 Million Truck Proving Grounds
Volvo Expands Truck Building Into Fast-Growing East Africa
US Strikes Gentler Tone on NAFTA as Talks Countdown Begins
Paccar to Open Manufacturing Plant in Texas

May 18, 2017

Fleets Must Evaluate EV Capabilities
Electric Trucks Need Infrastracture
Electricity Is in the Air
CK-4 Oil Makes Headway; Opinions Differ on FA-4
Transport Topics' 'CDL or Bust' Series Wins National Honor
More Than Half of Drivers Still Aren't ELD-Compliant, ONE20 Survey Finds
Amazon's Delivery-Drone Research Focuses on Avoiding Birds
Volvo Expands Truck Building Into East Africa as Economies Grow
Bestpass, PrePass Agree to Use Single Transponder
Post-Election Rally Fades for Americans' Economic Expectations
Uber Launches App-Based Freight Platform
Falling Jobless Claims Add to Signs of Labor Tightness
Coal Country Rebounding as Demand Rises and Global Competition Falters

May 17, 2017

YRC Removes Interim Tag From Stephanie Fisher's CFO Title
Analysis: Autonomous Ships Will Be Great
Bernanke Says Economy Nearing Capacity With Jobless Rate Low
Canada Hikes Ownership Limit for Bill Gates-Backed CN Rail
Motorists on Roads for Memorial Day Weekend Predicted to Be Highest Since 2005

May 16, 2017

Werner to Implement MacroPoint’s Load Tracking Platform
Averitt, Old Dominion Rated Top Carriers in Mastio Survey of Shippers
Congestion Costs Trucking Industry $63.4 Billion, ATRI Report Says
Trailer Orders Exceed 20,000 in April
Recruiting Minority Drivers Key to Reshaping Trucking's Image, Demographer Says
UPS Expands Express Critical Services in Europe
Drops in US Housing Starts, Permits Show Sector Weakness
Uber Ordered to Return Stolen Waymo Files
Pioneer Benefits From 1967 Patent, Tarp Requirements
Clean Energy Fuels Appoints Frank Meyer President of Compression Unit
Agility Fuel Solutions Acquires CleanFUEL USA
Werner Enterprises Joins Pursuit of Final-Mile Delivery


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