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 Unionized Canadian border agency staff and the federal government reached a tentative deal on a collective bargaining agreement for more than 9,500 staff, the two sides said June 11.

U.S. Class 8 retail sales hit their 10th consecutive month of year-over-year shortfalls in May, according to data from Wards Intelligence.

In a move to combat predatory towing in the state, after July 1 Tennessee will prohibit installation of a boot on any truck or trailer clearly identified as a commercial vehicle.

Thieves have been targeting EV charging stations, intent on stealing the cables, which contain copper wiring.

BALTIMORE — Authorities anticipate commercial shipping traffic through the Port of Baltimore will soon return to normal levels since the channel fully reopened earlier this week.

From a carrier’s perspective, the way shippers procure transportation can seem arbitrary, with limited thought or imagination. In reality, their approach has become more sophisticated.

The union representing dockworkers at East and Gulf Coast container ports has suspended labor contract negotiations set for June 11, citing a dispute over automation.

JACKSON, Wyo. — A chunk of the Teton Pass collapsed in Wyoming, leaving a chasm in the highway and severing a well-traveled link between towns in Idaho and the tourist destination of Jackson.

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A software tool launching in the third quarter of 2024 is set to allow carriers to make sure drivers are buckled up before they set off, the developer said.

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FedEx to Cut Up to 2,000 Europe Jobs

FedEx Corp. plans to cut as many as 2,000 jobs in Europe, the latest move by the package delivery giant to streamline its global workforce and rein in costs.

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Diesel, Gas Prices to Rise July 1 in Five States

Routine fuel tax increases take effect July 1 in California, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri and Virginia, while an effort to boost fuel taxes and fees on EVs is causing controversy in New Jersey.

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WASHINGTON — Inflation in the United States eased in May for a second straight month, a hopeful sign that a pickup in prices that occurred early this year may have passed. 

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