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A UPS truck exits a distribution center in Chicago in November 2020. (Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg News)

UPS Inc. and FedEx Corp. are ramping up vaccine distribution, with plans for additional gains if Johnson & Johnson’s inoculation is cleared by U.S. regulators.

The Maryland Department of Transportation has selected Accelerate Maryland Partners to serve as the developer for a major public-private partnership to improve traffic congestion.

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg acknowledged the lack of sustainable transportation financing sources, but suggested an increase to the federal fuel tax rate would not offer a long-term solution.

The average used Class 8 vehicle in January had higher mileage and sold for a little less than a year earlier, ACT Research reported, calling it an inkling of all the freight there was to haul in the second half of 2020.

The hardworking men and women in the household goods moving profession call their fraudulent counterparts “rogue operators.”

Andrew Johnson was appointed head of corporate communications at Daimler Trucks North America.

Dayton Freight Lines has received the 2020 Less-Than-Truckload U.S. Regional Carrier Award from Penske Logistics.

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