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Business, Logistics

Canadian Pacific Reports Second-Quarter Revenue Growth of 7%

Canadian Pacific TT File Photo

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. announced second-quarter revenues of C$1.75 billion, an increase of 7% from $1.64 billion when compared with the same period of 2017.

Transport Topics
July 18, 2018
Business, Logistics

ODW Opens E-Commerce Center in Columbus, Ohio

ODW Warehouse ODW's new facility. (ODW Logistics)

ODW Logistics is opening a 200,000-square-foot logistics center near Columbus, Ohio, to expand its e-commerce capabilities. The facility on Interstate 71 in Grove City is within a 10-hour drive of about 50% of the U.S. population and one-third of the Canadian population, according to ODW.

Transport Topics
July 18, 2018
Government, Business, Equipment

Railroads Would Save $17 Million With Construction Equipment Exemption

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Several types of railroad construction and maintenance equipment would be exempted from OSHA’s construction crane rule if details of a proposal released July 18 take effect.

Bruce Rolfsen | Bloomberg News
July 18, 2018
Business

Transport Earnings Off With a Bang in Show of Cyclical Strength

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While this earnings season started out as a whimper for some, it’s a boom in one of the most cyclical parts of the U.S. stock market.

Lu Wang | Bloomberg News
July 18, 2018
Business, Safety

Arkansas State Truck Driving Championships

Photo coverage of winners from the 2018 Arkansas Truck Driving Championships July 13-14 in Rogers, Ark. (Photos courtesy of the Arkansas Trucking Association)

Transport Topics
July 18, 2018
Business, Safety

ABF Freight’s Tim McElwaney Dedicates Georgia Title to Late Father

Tim McElwaney and Georgia Motor Trucking Association's Emily Crane Georgia Grand Champion Tim McElwaney and Georgia Motor Trucking Association's Emily Crane courtesy of Bruce Bugg/ABF Freight

For ABF Freight’s Tim McElwaney, this year’s Georgia truck driving championships were bittersweet.

Keegan Wiggins | Special to Transport Topics
July 18, 2018
Business, Equipment, Safety, TCA

Safety Device on Every American Truck Got Inventor a Total of $20

Senior Airman Rachael Cover connects a trailer to a truck during a pre-mission maintenance check. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Tom Crosson)

While a “two striper” in the Air Force 60 years ago, Robert Carpenter invented a color-coded system for attaching tractor-trailer air-brake connections that now is mandatory equipment for every truck on every American road. He was paid $20.

Elizabeth Dinan | Foster’s Daily Democrat (Dover, N.H.)
July 18, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Strick Adds Quick Response Codes to New Trailers

Strick trailer A Strick trailer. (Barry Melton/Strick Trailers)

Strick Trailers announced the addition of InfoScan quick response codes to all new trailers to help speed service response times and increase customer vehicle operating time.

Transport Topics
July 18, 2018
Business, Equipment, Safety

Kenworth Makes Proprietary Suspension Standard on T680

Kenworth T680 A Kenworth T680 at a trucking trade show this year. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Kenworth Truck Co. announced its proprietary AG400L tandem rear suspension now is standard equipment for the Kenworth T680 on-highway flagship.

Transport Topics
July 18, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Clean Energy Begins Program to Fund Natural Gas Trucks

Clean Energy Fuels Clean Energy Fuels

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has begun its Zero Now Financing program, according to the Newport Beach, Calif.-based company.

Transport Topics
July 18, 2018

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