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Just months after cargo volumes plunged amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the nation’s ports are staging a comeback as falling product inventory levels at warehouses, stores and medical facilities are being quickly replenished.

A recent study that explored the skyrocketing rise in jury awards against trucking companies went beyond the numbers to seek expert input on what fleets can do to protect themselves.

CSX Corp. reported a slip in third-quarter financial results due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on shipments.

Union Pacific Corp. is the latest Class I railroad to report lower third-quarter earnings when measured against 2019, with company officials saying Oct. 22 the COVID-19 pandemic is responsible for the drop in net income and revenue.

Improving driver engagement and overall safety were on the minds of industry leaders during American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition on Oct. 20.

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RoadSigns' series on Workforce Development

RoadSigns produced a special series of podcasts on workforce development in which Transport Topics explored various ways to obtain and strengthen the talents and attributes of employees. Here are some of the issues the leaders of the industry discussed with us.

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Trucking executives and other industry stakeholders who originally would have traveled to Denver will instead turn their attention online for ATA’s 2020 Management Conference & Exhibition, which will proceed as a virtual event due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell for the third time in four weeks, suggesting the labor market is still gradually recovering while remaining far from its pre-pandemic health.

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Clarified Guidance Supports Health Care Access for Cross-Border Truckers

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario has clarified its policy on treating truck drivers who cross the border from the United States into Canada for essential operations.