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Estes Express Lines in banning, calif.

Estes Express Lines on Oct. 3 confirmed that its IT systems were the target of an ongoing cyberattack, but said its trucks were still moving freight.

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The former CEO of Lordstown Motors Corp. has bought the company’s assets for $10 million, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Legislation to ensure the Department of Transportation is funded through fiscal 2024 is scheduled for consideration this month in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Thirty-one ports in Texas will begin receiving an estimated $240 million in state funds to improve those facilities and bolster the state’s supply chains.

WASHINGTON — The charitable arm of American Trucking Associations recognized members of Congress who are working to raise awareness of fentanyl addiction in the United States.

Legislation aiming to block efforts designed to prevent the sale of internal combustion engines was recently approved in the U.S. House of Representatives.

MNX Global Logistics

UPS Inc. will acquire MNX Global Logistics for an undisclosed sum, the parcel delivery company said Sept. 28. The deal is expected to close by the end of the year.

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Diesel Price Nudges Up 0.7¢ a Gallon to $4.593

The national average diesel price nudged up seven-tenths of a cent to reach $4.593 a gallon, according to Energy Information Administration data released Oct. 2.

Echo Logistics freight broker

Freight Brokers Adjust as Market Power Swings to Shippers

Throughout the pandemic-influenced years of 2020 through 2022, third-party logistics providers and freight brokers assuaged shippers by simply locating a truck for their freight.

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Great Dane trailer

Trailer manufacturers are “eating backlog” now that market demand has normalized and supply chain disruptions have abated after the pandemic. But some components are still in short supply.

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Trailer telematics and sensor technol­ogy continue to advance, and providers said they’re offering much more than simple track-and-trace applications.

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Capitol Agenda: Before Congress cleared for the president a temporary funding bill, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg made the case for keeping the government operating.

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Hendrickson acquired commercial vehicle brake component specialist Brunner for an undisclosed sum Oct. 2, the Woodridge, Ill.-based company said.

Mack plant

Mack Trucks and the United Auto Workers Union have announced they’ve come to a tentative agreement, which now avoids any potential strike among thousands of workers at the Lower Macungie, Pa., plant.

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