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Business, Technology, Logistics

Great Dane Becomes First Trailer Maker to Join Blockchain Group

Great Dane trailer John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Great Dane announced that it became the first trailer maker to join the Blockchain in Transport Alliance, which is dedicated to the development of blockchain standards for the freight industry

Transport Topics
April 30, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Kansas City-Area Warehouse District Gets OK for Expansion

NorthPoint Development

A fast-growing industrial park in southern Johnson County, Kan., will get even bigger, jumping from north of Interstate 35 to south of the freeway.

Lynn Horsley | McClatchy Washington Bureau
April 27, 2018
Business, Logistics

Canada’s Rail Crunch Adds to Soaring Cost of Lumber

Kurt Bauschardt/Flickr

Just when it seemed lumber prices couldn’t surge any higher, problems for Canada’s railways mean the rally could continue.

Jen Skerritt | Bloomberg News
April 27, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Saia Posts Robust Profit, Revenue in 1Q

Saia Inc. truck David B./Flickr

Saia Inc. reported April 27 first-quarter net income of $21.1 million, or 80 cents per share, an increase of 85% from the $11.4 million in net income and 44 cents per share reported in the first quarter of 2017.

Transport Topics
April 27, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

NAFTA Nations to Meet Again; Mexico Says Deal Possible in Days

Travelers leave Mexico for the United States as they use the Cross Border Xpress pedestrian bridge in Tijuana, Mexico. (Benedicte Desrus/Sipa USA/TNS)

The United States and its NAFTA partners are stepping up efforts to reach a tentative deal in the coming days — with one Mexican minister saying a pact is “reasonably close” while the United States prepares for talks with China.

Josh Wingrove Andrew Mayeda and Eric Martin | Bloomberg News
April 27, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100

USA Truck Grabs Profit on Revenue Rise

USA Truck Steven Jones

USA Truck reported first-quarter 2018 net income of $1 million, or 13 cents per share, compared with a net loss of $4.9 million, or minus 61 cents a share, in the first quarter of 2017.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 26, 2018
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific Records Solid 1Q Results

Union Pacific intermodal containers California modofodo/Flickr

Union Pacific Railroad reported first-quarter net income of $1.3 billion, or $1.68 per share, compared with $1.1 billion, or $1.16, in the first quarter of 2017.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 26, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

Universal Logistics Buoyed by Record Revenue, Strong Profits

Universal Logistics Holdings TT file photo

Universal Logistics Holdings reported first-quarter net income of $10.4 million, or 37 cents per share, a rise of 147% from $4.3 million reported for the first quarter a year ago.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 26, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Minnesota Freight Railroad Files Lawsuit Over Light-Rail Project

Getty Images

Planners of the Southwest light-rail project in Minnesota are facing another legal challenge, this time from a freight rail company that is slated to share a portion of the nearly 15-mile route between Minneapolis and Eden Prairie.

Janet Moore | Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
April 26, 2018
Business, Logistics

Kansas City Southern Adds Rail Service Between Port of New Orleans, Dallas

Roy Luck/Flickr

Kansas City Southern will relaunch weekly rail service next month between the Port of New Orleans and metro Dallas, a move that will add more options to customers in the United States and Mexico.

The Advocate (Baton Rouge La.)
April 26, 2018

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