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STB Pressures Two Railroads to Speed Fertilizer Shipments 
BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway, the primary railroads in oil-rich North Dakota, last week came under federal pressure to accelerate fertilizer shipments to the region after delays on both lines slowed that freight as planting deadlines approach.

Cummins Showcases Engine to Power New Chinese Truck 
COLUMBUS, Ind. — For one day, the center of the Chinese truck universe was this southern Indiana town more than 6,700 miles from Beijing.

Execs Seek HOS Change During Capitol Hill Visit 
WASHINGTON — Trucking executives from Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota and Ohio asked members of their congressional delegation here April 9 to help roll back provisions of a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration rule that imposes limits on truckers’ work schedules.





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Intermodal Rail Traffic Rises 9.3% for Week
U.S. rail intermodal traffic increased 9.3% in the week ended April 12 compared with the same week last year, the Association of American Railroads reported.

Motorola to Sell Enterprise Business to Zebra for $3.45 Billion
Motorola Solutions Inc. has agreed to sell its Enterprise business — including the handheld computers and scanners it offers to the transportation industry — to Zebra Technologies Corp. for $3.45 billion.

Hub Group Reports Lower 1Q Profit, Citing Weather
Hub Group Inc. said its first-quarter profit slipped from a year ago, citing “extreme weather in many markets,” although its revenue improved.


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