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The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s determination that motor carriers are exempt from California’s stringent meal-and-rest-break rules.

Navistar International Corp. announced it approved a plan to sell its facility in Melrose Park, Ill.

The Nevada Department of Transportation is advancing construction for its project to renovate an interstate network in Reno known as the Spaghetti Bowl, which carries 260,000 vehicles per day.

Oil slid by the most in three weeks as a stronger dollar and weak U.S. economic data stoked concerns over an economic rebound.

Amazon .com Inc. can’t meet its one- and two-day shipping pledge to customers without an ever-expanding fleet of pricey jets.

Ryder System Inc. donated more than $800,000 to the United Way in annual workplace campaign contributions for 2020. The Miami-based company also partnered with Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida to create a new supply chain patch program.

The Illinois Trucking Association elected its 2021-2022 officers during the ITA Annual Meeting & Expo in December.

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Replay of TT Newsmakers

President Life Sciences and Healthcare for DHL, Larry St Onge, joins TT's Dan Ronan for a conversation about managing the shipments of the Pfizer vaccine, and what care is being taken to ensure safe delivery. Watch now!

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