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Rep. Peter DeFazio

NEW YORK — On Oct. 14, Rep. Peter DeFazio held court on Broadway. The country’s top transportation Democratic policymaker kept an audience engaged with his one-man show, touching on topics including a highway policy bill during the current session of Congress. Here's your Capitol Agenda look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Hold on to your smartphone — the holiday price wars between Walmart Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. are heating up.

Retailers and logistics firms are establishing warehouses closer to large urban centers to keep up with rising consumer demand for faster delivery of products ordered online, industry experts said.

The Illinois and Missouri departments of transportation won the grand prize in the America's Transportation Awards competition.

Security-sensitive motor carrier PTS Worldwide Inc. has asked the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for an exemption from the hours-of-service requirement to allow its drivers to split their 10 hours of sleeper berth time into periods of 4-6, 5-5 or 6-4 hours.

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Randy Guillot is the new American Trucking Associations (ATA) chairman.

NEW ORLEANS — Business was going quite well for family-owned Triple G Express Inc. during the summer of 2005, as the city best known for its 24-hour nightlife, vibrant live music scene and spicy Cajun cuisine also served as a great base of operations for the intermodal motor carrier and its decades-old less-than-truckload affiliate, Southeastern Motor Freight Inc.

Complete coverage of American Trucking Associations' Management Conference & Exhibition from the San Diego Convention Center, Oct. 5-9, 2019.

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  • Annual rankings provide an indispensable overview of the largest for-hire carriers in North America, along with timely analysis of trends shaping the industry.

  • Key data on revenue and freight assets for the 50 largest global freight carriers.

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Cummins booth at trade show

Cummins Inc. selected Amy Adams to the newly created position of vice president of fuel cell and hydrogen technologies.

Indiana DOT announces funding for local projects.

Indiana DOT Announces $99 Million for Local Roads

The Indiana Department of Transportation and Gov. Eric Holcomb recently announced the distribution of $99.2 million in state matching funds across local government agencies to fund infrastructure construction projects.

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