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A participant in a ring that staged two accidents the same day with two tractor-trailers in New Orleans has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud.

UPS Inc. reported strong financial results in the third quarter as a surge in deliveries to businesses and homes lifted the Atlanta-based carrier through the three-month period.

Look across the street from your home-office window: chances are you will see a delivery van.

Congressional leaders and the White House have yet to reconcile differences on COVID-19 emergency aid proposals.

Norfolk Southern Corp. carried 7% less freight in the third quarter, but the Class I railroad still beat Wall Street expectations when it reported third-quarter earnings Oct. 28.

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Transport Topics spotlights the men and women of the trucking industry who went above and beyond the call of duty to keep goods flowing to America during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.

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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The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the decline of brick-and-mortar retail establishments and accelerated e-commerce, creating a massive logistical challenge for warehouse and distribution center operators.

A USPS truck drives in Crockett, Calif., on Aug. 17.

USPS Ordered to Increase Late Trips for Election Mail

A federal judge ordered Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to immediately begin authorizing more late delivery trips after an earlier injunction against the U.S. Postal Service’s disruptive operational changes failed to improve performance before the Nov. 3 election.