U.S. Xpress Cuts Corporate Staff Ahead of Knight-Swift Deal
After losses widened in Q1, U.S. Xpress has cut its corporate staff for the third time in the past year as the trucking giant prepares to merge with the larger Knight-Swift Transportation.
Kroger CEO Vows Legal Fight for Albertsons Deal if Necessary
Kroger Co. said it’s committed to hunkering down for a long legal battle if U.S. regulators attempt to block its $24.6 billion acquisition of Albertsons Cos.
Buttigieg, DOT Push Crackdown on Transportation Mergers
Transportation regulators are shifting how they view competition and will ensure airlines, railroads and others serve consumers, according to Secretary Pete Buttigieg.
Kroger, Albertsons CEOs Face Senate Questions Over Merger
Senators pressed the CEOs of Kroger Co. and Albertsons Cos. on Nov. 29 about whether their proposed $24.6 billion deal to create a supermarket giant will benefit consumers in an era of rising inflation.
Iowa County to Oppose CP-KCS Merger
Supervisors in Scott County, Iowa, plan to pen a letter opposing the merger of two North American rail companies that’s expected to drastically increase train traffic along the Mississippi River there.
CSX Purchase of Pan Am Railway Gets Federal Hearing
Massachusetts DOT told federal regulators overseeing the potential purchase of Pan Am Railways by competitor CSX that the state needs CSX to guarantee track access for east-west passenger trains through Springfield.
GlobalTranz, Worldwide Express Announce Merger
GlobalTranz Enterprises and Worldwide Express are merging in a deal announced June 11, bringing together two non-asset-based providers of logistics services.
Lightning EMotors Said to Be in Talks to Go Public
Lightning EMotors, a company that focuses on fleet electrification and cutting out fuel consumption, is in advanced talks to go public through a merger with blank-check firm GigCapital3 Inc., according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Electric Last Mile Solutions Said to Be in Merger Talks
Electric Last Mile Solutions, an electric vehicle startup, is in talks to go public through a merger with Forum Merger III Corp., according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Wabtec Merger Complete as Strike Threat Hangs Over GE Plant
The merger of GE Transportation, one of the original business units of the General Electric Co., and Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. is complete as of Feb. 25.February 25, 2019