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New Passport Rules Temporarily Waived

The Bush administration Friday temporarily lifted a requirement that U.S. passports be used for citizens flying to and from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda, the Associated Press reported.

June 8, 2007
Government

Trade Deficit Narrows in April

The U.S. trade deficit narrowed by 6.2% in April as exports surged to a record, the Commerce Department said Friday.

June 8, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

ATA’s Graves to Chair Highway Users Group

The American Highway Users Alliance has named American Trucking Associations President Bill Graves chairman of the group’s board of directors, effective immediately.

June 7, 2007
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

Hub Group Buys Intermodal Firm

Third-party logistics company and freight broker Hub Group said it will acquire the assets of Interdom Partners, an intermodal marketing company, for $26 million.

June 7, 2007
Business, Government

Wholesale Inventories Rise 0.3%

Wholesale inventories rose 0.3% in April, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

June 7, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

UTi Worldwide’s 1Q Income Dips

Air and ocean freight forwarder UTi Worldwide’s fiscal first -quarter net income fell 6% to $18.1 million or 18 cents a share, from $19.3 million or 20 cents a year ago.

June 7, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Logistics

Ceva Secures EGL Financing

EGL Inc.

The private-equity parent company of Ceva Group has received a commitment of $2.95 billion in debt financing to fund the buyout of air freight forwarder EGL Inc., Bloomberg reported Tuesday.

June 6, 2007
Fuel, Government, Business

Fuel Inventories Rise for Week

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Inventories of crude oil, gasoline and distillate fuel all rose last week, and oil prices receded slightly in early trading Wednesday, Bloomberg reported.

June 6, 2007
Business, Government

FMCSA’s Hill Rejects Criticism of Mexican-Trucks Plan

By Sean McNally, Senior Reporter

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June 6, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Roadcheck ’07 Wraps Up Thursday

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual 72-hour Roadcheck truck-inspection blitz wraps up its three-day run on Thursday.

June 6, 2007

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