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Pennsylvania Turnpike Expects Nearly 3.5 Million Vehicles During Holiday Weekend

About 3.45 million drivers are estimated to be traveling the Pennsylvania Turnpike over the Thanksgiving holiday from Nov. 22 through Nov. 27.

The (Carlisle
Pa.) Sentinel
November 21, 2016
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Amazon Opens Pennsylvania Fulfillment Center

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E-commerce giant Amazon has quietly opened in CenterPoint Commerce and Trade Park West in Pittston Township, Pennsylvania, and is hiring hundreds of workers.

Denise Allabaugh | The Citizens' Voice (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.)
November 18, 2016
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Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Upgrade Digital Operations Aiming to Improve Shipping

Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

While consumers can shop online and track packages from the minute they leave the distribution center to their front door, some of the country’s biggest importers can’t get the same precise information about their own imports.

Rachel Uranga | The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, Calif.)
November 18, 2016
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Virginia Port Authority Floats Ambitious Plan for Future

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

As recently as two years ago, the Virginia Port Authority was losing millions of dollars annually. Now that the port's administration has gotten back to a break-even point, the board of directors is charting an ambitious course that projects to create hundreds of thousands of jobs around the state in the next half-century.

Mike Holtzclaw | Daily Press (Newport News, Va.)
November 18, 2016
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UPS to Get $27 Million in Incentives for New Atlanta Hub

John Taggart/Bloomberg News

Shipping giant UPS Inc. could receive an incentive package totaling more than $27 million for a new regional distribution hub near Fulton County Airport that will create mostly part-time jobs, according to an analysis by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

J. Scott Trubey | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 18, 2016
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FedEx CEO Fred Smith Visits Trump Tower to Meet President-Elect

Aaron M. Sprecher/Bloomberg News

FedEx Corp. CEO Fred Smith met with President-elect Donald Trump on Nov. 17 in New York.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
November 18, 2016
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Might Trucking Executive Be Trump's Pick to Head DOT?

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Politico has listed James S. Simpson, 59, of Wayne, Pennsylvania — chairman of Victory Worldwide Transportation and former New Jersey Department of Transportation commissioner under Gov. Chris Christie — as a possible candidate to head the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Joseph N. DiStefano | The Philadelphia Inquirer
November 17, 2016
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UTi Worldwide to Lay Off 96 More Employees After Merger

UTi Worldwide

UTi Worldwide, a global logistics company bought earlier this year by a Danish competitor, is laying off 96 employees from its downtown Portland office.

Jeff Manning | The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.)
November 17, 2016
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Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Expected to Be Busiest Since 2007

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This Thanksgiving will be the busiest for nationwide travel since 2007, with 48.7 million Americans expected to travel at least 50 miles this year, according to auto club AAA.

Caitlin Dineen | Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel
November 17, 2016
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Freight Rail Poised for Manufacturing Boom, Norfolk Southern Exec Says

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

INDIANAPOLIS — A top rail executive sees America’s growing energy independence fueling a manufacturing boom that in coming years will increase freight rail traffic, especially in centrally located states such as Indiana.

Dan Carden | The (Munster, Ind.) Times
November 17, 2016

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