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FedEx drone delivery in partnership with Alphabet's Wing.

FedEx officials said the company’s test drone program completed the first U.S. residential delivery of commercial goods, a scheduled trip to a home in Christiansburg, Va., on Oct. 18.

Retailers and logistics firms are establishing warehouses closer to large urban centers to keep up with rising consumer demand for faster delivery of products ordered online, industry experts said.

Russia wants to make its Arctic waters more attractive to shippers than the Suez Canal and could be willing to compensate for potential risks to make that happen.

Global Container Terminals Inc., a North American container terminal operator, has joined the TradeLens supply chain platform, which uses blockchain technology, according to an Oct. 17 news release.

Royal Dutch Shell Plc abandoned two oil projects off Kazakhstan after stubbornly high costs made them uneconomic.

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Randy Guillot is the new American Trucking Associations (ATA) chairman.

NEW ORLEANS — Business was going quite well for family-owned Triple G Express Inc. during the summer of 2005, as the city best known for its 24-hour nightlife, vibrant live music scene and spicy Cajun cuisine also served as a great base of operations for the intermodal motor carrier and its decades-old less-than-truckload affiliate, Southeastern Motor Freight Inc.

Complete coverage of American Trucking Associations' Management Conference & Exhibition from the San Diego Convention Center, Oct. 5-9, 2019.

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Elijah Cummings

Longtime Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings (D), who died Oct. 17 at the age of 68, was a formidable legislator who had consistently advocated for improvements in his district, as well as the nation, said Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.).

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Trump Taps Perry Deputy Dan Brouillette to Replace Him at Energy Department

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he is nominating a deputy to Energy Secretary Rick Perry to replace him in the top job at the Energy Department.

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