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Harbor Trucking Association, Clean Energy Forge Exclusive Partnership

Trucks at the Port of Long Beach, Calif. TT File Photo

The Harbor Trucking Association announced Clean Energy Fuels Corp. will be the exclusive provider of clean transportation fuels to the group, whose membership includes more than 100 drayage companies operating more than 8,000 trucks in West Coast ports.

February 26, 2018
Business

BNSF to Spend $485 Million in Texas, Oklahoma on Maintenance Projects

BNSF locomotive TT File Photo

BNSF Railway is spending $375 million in Texas and $110 million in Oklahoma as part of its $3.3 billion 2018 capital expenditure program that focuses on maintenance projects.

February 23, 2018
Editorial

Editorial: A Turn of Phrase

There’s no shortage of catchy phrases to describe the sights and sounds of the trucking industry: what’s “under the hood” or “down the road” or who’s “behind the wheel,” for example. These themes are also handy for describing issues confronting the industry that cropped up in relation to some recent and upcoming industry events.

February 22, 2018
Business

Miami Airport Expands Free Trade Zone Magnet Site

Cargo terminal at Miami International Airport A cargo terminal at Miami International Airport. (PortMiami via YouTube)

Miami International Airport has been designated a foreign trade zone magnet site by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

February 20, 2018
Business

Supplier Wabco Reports Solid Quarter, Year

Wabco booth at NACV John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Parts supplier Wabco Holdings Inc. reported strong earnings and revenues in the fourth quarter and for full year 2017.

February 20, 2018
Business

VTNA Adds Certified Uptime Centers

Volvo grille Justin Ide/Bloomberg News

Volvo Trucks North America reported its dealer network now includes more than 100 certified uptime centers to help maximize uptime through greater service bay availability and standardized processes that lead to expedited check-in and repair times.

February 20, 2018
Business

Sales Rise 25% for Allison Transmission

Allison transmissions on the assembly line Allison Transmission

Allison Transmission Holdings, the Indianapolis-based provider of fully automatic transmissions for heavy-duty trucks, reported fourth-quarter and full-year results.

February 15, 2018
Editorial

Editorial: Time to Talk Fuel Taxes

Now is the time to get serious about fixing the nation’s crumbling infrastructure, which means it’s also time to raise fuel taxes to pay for it.

February 15, 2018
Business

Veeco Services Sold To Unidentified 'Strategic' Buyer

Ownership of Veeco Services, a warehousing, transportation and distribution firm based in North Bergen, N.J., has changed hands, according to Ron Lentz, managing director of G2 Capital Advisors in Boston.

February 13, 2018
Business

UPS Expands Cross-Border U.S.-Mexico Service With El Paso Facility

UPS Inc. began development of a $41 million facility in El Paso, Texas, to expand its work in the cross-border market along the Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico corridor. The 153,000-square-foot facility has been added to UPS Smart Global Logistics Network and will serve producers in the automotive, electronics, appliances and machinery industries. The facility is scheduled to begin operations this fall.

February 12, 2018

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