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Representatives of YRC Worldwide and the Teamsters union have reached a tentative agreement on terms of a new labor contract and agreed to extend the current agreement through May 31 to finalize a deal.

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S is about to conduct the shipping industry’s biggest test yet of biofuel as it seeks to cut emissions and meet its target of becoming carbon-neutral by 2050.

The prices U.S. producers get for their exports in Latin America and Canada rose this year, relative to the cost of goods imported to the United States, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said March 21. At the same time, prices for American-made goods sold in China and Japan fell.

It’s not a closely guarded secret in trucking that if you speed on Indiana interstates, you risk getting pulled over by a state trooper. It’s been that way for a long time, according to Steve Bryan, president of data-crunching firm Vigillo.

Turkey’s Yilport Holding AS is in advanced talks to buy a container terminal in Long Beach, Calif., a deal that would value the facility at close to $2 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said.

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