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Opinion: Time to Move Forward With ELD Mandate

On Dec. 18, the electronic logging device rule will take effect, marking an important step forward for the trucking industry.

Chris Spear | President and CEO, American Trucking Associations
November 22, 2017
Logistics, TCA

Despite New Service, Troubled Container Shipping Terminal’s Future Uncertain

Steve Morgan

As the Port of Portland’s container terminal sat mostly or completely idled for years, one thing was constant: The Port wasn’t losing money.Private operator ICTSI Oregon continued to pay rent even when ships weren’t calling and containers weren’t moving.

Elliot Njus | The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.)
November 21, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics

NAFTA Negotiations Proceed With Little to Show

Otey Mesa border crossing Mexican trucks are inspected at the Otay Mesa border crossing in San Diego (TT File Photo)

Canada and Mexico are holding firm in their resistance to addressing America’s most contentious proposed changes to NAFTA in the latest talks, with the parties making some slow progress on areas of greater consensus.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 21, 2017
Business, Logistics

Shippers, Freight Brokers Add Shipment Tracking Capabilities

Shippers and third-party logistics firms continue to add tracking capabilities to monitor freight shipments.

Transport Topics
November 20, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Master Plan Approved to Guide Port of Memphis, Help Recruit New Industry

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The Port of Memphis, Tenn., is getting a new blueprint for its growth for the next 20-plus years.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
November 16, 2017
Government, Logistics

US Postal Service Reports Financial Loss for 11th Year in a Row

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The beleaguered U.S. Postal Service reported a financial loss Nov. 14 for the 11th straight year, citing declining mail volume and costs of its pension and health care obligations even as it predicted another strong holiday season of package deliveries.

Hope Yen | The Associated Press
November 15, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics

NAFTA Bickering Begins Again

David Kawai/Bloomberg News

NAFTA talks are set to pick up Nov. 15 for round five where they left off a month ago: with tension and animosity in the air.

Josh Wingrove Eric Martin and Andrew Mayeda | Bloomberg News
November 15, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Container Shipping Returns to Portland, Ore., on a Limited Basis

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Container ships will resume calls to Portland,Ore., in January, though on an extremely limited basis

Mike Rogoway | The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.)
November 14, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

ABF Freight, Teamsters Set Negotiation Date

TT File Photo

ABF Freight, the less-than-truckload carrier operated by ArcBest, announced that ABF and the Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee have agreed to exchange initial proposals on Dec. 18 and 19, and begin negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement the week of Jan. 7.

Times Record | (Fort Smith, Ark.)
November 14, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

Tampa International Airport's Cargo Volume Jumps, With More on the Way

Peter Muhly/ Bloomberg News

Over the last couple of years, the story of the double-digit growth of Florida's Tampa International Airport’s cargo business has been a story about Amazon.com.

Richard Danielson | Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
November 13, 2017

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