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July Tonnage Rises 0.3% 
Truck tonnage in July continued to reflect a struggling freight environment, posting a 0.3% year-over-year gain that was the smallest this year, and declining 2.1% from June, American Trucking Associations reported.

Truckload Pricing Ticks Up After Pressure in First Half 
Recent reports that track freight rates could be showing initial signs of improvement in truckload pricing, which has been under intensified pressure this year.

Facing Increasing Regulatory, Business Pressures, Private Fleets Seek Assistance With Compliance 
Corporate fleet owners are spending more on training, upgrading equipment and doing more to recognize their best-performing drivers, according to executives interviewed for Transport Topics’ 2016 Top 100 list of largest private carriers in North America.





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UPS Pilots Ratify Labor Contract
UPS Inc. announced that its pilots, who are members of the Independent Pilots Association, have ratified a labor agreement that is in force until at least Sept. 1, 2021.

C.H. Robinson Agrees to Buy Australia’s APC Logistics
C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. announced it has agreed to purchase freight forwarder and customs brokerage APC Logistics for about $225 million to enhance the buyer’s presence in Australia and New Zealand.

Hanjin Shipping Files for Court Protection After Revamp Rejected
Hanjin Shipping Co. applied for court protection Aug. 31 after failed efforts to secure credit and tide over a cash shortage.


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