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Economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is putting pressure on the freight-hauling sector, and an industry expert said changes brought on by virus-related cutbacks are contributing to a tightening market that could rival earlier periods of growth.
Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the Senate that would require scrubbing such personal information as social security and passport numbers on shipping manifests for military and government personnel moving to the U.S. from overseas before the information is sold to data brokers.
The White House intends to schedule meetings with transportation leaders next week before the congressional committees’ consideration of multiyear highway policy bills.
Former FMCSA Deputy Administrator Wiley Deck has been tapped by autonomous truck technology firm Plus to head government affairs and public policy.
Hub Group posted large first-quarter gains in profits and revenue, reflecting a strong freight market.
David Congdon, executive chairman of Old Dominion Freight Line, received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine award on April 22.
Mack Trucks is celebrating a century of operations in Canada, the company announced April 26.
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the withdrawal of a federal regulation for classification of independent contractors that the agency earlier said would “promote certainty” for the trucking industry’s use of contractors, but which it now maintains would introduce “substantial confusion and uncertainty on the topic.”
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XPO Logistics is testing a Freightliner eCascadia in Oakland, Calif., the first step in what it expects is a lengthy transition from diesel-powered heavy-duty trucks.
UPS driver James Joseph’s philosophy sounds a lot like a slogan his company once had: What can “Big Brown” do for you? When he’s not delivering packages, Joseph has helped deliver air conditioners and fans to people during sweltering weather, water and supplies to hurricane-stricken areas and, most recently, masks and hand sanitizer to schools across Louisiana.
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With a badly aging bridge as his backdrop, President Joe Biden stood in reliably Republican Louisiana on May 6 to pressure GOP lawmakers to support his $2.25 trillion infrastructure plan — and yet express a willingness to compromise on the corporate tax hikes he’s recommending to pay the cost.
Volkswagen AG raised its earnings outlook after a strong start to the year, while cautioning that the semiconductor shortage rippling through the industry will become more pronounced in the second quarter.