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Trump Says He May Upset China Over Trade Action in Coming Weeks

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President Donald Trump said he’ll confront China “very strongly” over trade in the coming weeks, and send a warning to North Korea’s biggest trading partner after his meeting with Kim Jong Un.

Jennifer Epstein | Bloomberg News
June 13, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Delivery Boom Breeds Hiring Crisis: Finding Enough Drivers

Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg News

Every season now seems like peak season for Leonard Wright, who’s constantly recruiting drivers to staff his INPAX Shipping Solutions.

Michael Sasso | Bloomberg News
June 13, 2018
Government, Logistics, TCA

Iowa Commission Approves $3.4 Billion, Five-Year Road and Infrastructure Plan

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Iowa’s transportation commission has approved a $3.4 billion Transportation Improvement Program for fiscal years 2019-2023.

Mitchell Schmidt | The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
June 13, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

Trucking Industry Adjusts to ELD Mandate as Focus on HOS Compliance Sharpens

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The U.S. trucking industry is continuing to adjust to the federal electronic logging device mandate that took effect late last year.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
June 13, 2018
Business, Fuel, Logistics, Top 100

KAG Merges Two Units Into Merchant Gas Group

KAG Merchant Gas (KAG Merchant Gas Group)

Kenan Advantage Group Inc. announced it merged its two merchant gas subsidiaries — Jack B. Kelley and Cryogenic Transportation — into KAG Merchant Gas Group.

Transport Topics
June 12, 2018
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

US Imposes New Security Measures on Incoming Air Cargo Shipments

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U.S. authorities are requiring airlines to give them more notice about certain types of cargo that officials believe may pose a security risk.

David Koenig | AP Business Writer
June 12, 2018
Business, Safety, Logistics

CSX Agrees to Pay $3.2 Million for Women Harmed by Job Testing

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CSX Transportation Inc. and the U.S. government asked a federal judge to approve an agreement settling sex bias allegations for $3.2 million and other relief.

Patrick Dorrian | Bloomberg News
June 12, 2018
Government, Technology, Logistics, TCA

Ohio Project Will Use Drones to Monitor Highway Traffic

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A three-year, $5.9 million study in central Ohio will use drones to monitor traffic on a 35-mile highway, and provide new information used to prevent crashes between manned and unmanned aircraft.

Matt Sanctis | Dayton (Ohio) Daily News
June 12, 2018
Government, Logistics, TCA

Rhode Island Truck Tolls Begin as Trucking Vows to Fight

Rhode Island Department of Transportation

WEST GREENWICH, R.I. — Rhode Island began charging tractor-trailers to drive on Interstate 95 on the morning of June 11. But while opponents rallied against a tolling scheme they call unconstitutional, it is unclear when — or even if — a long-threatened legal challenge will come.

Patrick Anderson | The Providence (R.I.) Journal,
June 12, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Dr Pepper’s ‘Final’ Contract Offer Fizzles With Chicago Deliverers

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

A two-week strike by 150 Chicago Teamsters targeting Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. continues after drivers voted overwhelmingly to reject the soft drink company’s latest contract proposal, union officials said June 8.

June 11, 2018

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