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GlobalTranz Enterprises and Worldwide Express are merging in a deal announced June 11, bringing together two non-asset-based providers of logistics services.

The debate over how to pay for the nation’s roads, bridges and transit systems is leading some normally anti-tax Republicans to embrace higher levies on motorists — even a new one based on miles driven instead of fuel purchased.

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of senators is eyeing an infrastructure deal with $579 billion in new spending as negotiators try to strike a nearly $1 trillion deal on President Joe Biden’s top priority, according to those briefed on the plan.

American Trucking Associations announced June 10 the formation of its Climate and Clean Energy Advisory Committee.

A U.S. appeals court on June 10 heard oral arguments in a class-action case in which California truck drivers argued they should have been paid for nondriving work time, even while under a piece-rate basis agreement with a motor carrier to transport a load

Whiting Systems opened a new welding facility that will allow manufacturing processes to be faster for customers, the company announced last month.

Universal Technical Institute announced the appointment of former U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) to serve on its board of directors.

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