UPS-Teamsters Talks to Resume June 5
Negotiations were set to resume June 5 between UPS and members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which represents an estimated 360,000 UPS drivers and other workers.
Estes Express Lines Opens Terminal in California
Estes Express Lines took a major step in its expansion and sustainability initiatives with the opening of a new terminal in Banning, Calif., the carrier announced May 26.
Seattle Amazon Workers Protest Climate Goals, Layoffs
SEATTLE — Hundreds of corporate Amazon workers protested what they decried as the company’s lack of progress on climate goals and an inequitable return-to-office mandate May 31.
PGT Trucking Delivers Nucor Steel Using Nikola Truck
PGT Trucking announced it had delivered its inaugural shipment of low-greenhouse-gas steel, produced by steel manufacturer Nucor, using a Nikola Class 8 zero-emission vehicle.
Back-Office Job Demand Remains Steady at Fleets
With a lingering labor shortage affecting drivers for several years, fleets are finding that there’s a steady growth of job demand for operational support roles known as back-office jobs.
Trucking Technology Q&A: Melton’s Randy Rhines
Randy Rhines has managed information technology at flatbed carrier Melton Truck Lines since 1989, when the company was founded with 30 trucks.May 26, 2023
Werner Appeal of $89.7 Million Verdict Denied
A Texas state court has denied an appeal by Werner Enterprises Inc. of an $89.7 million jury verdict in a case involving a 2014 fatal crash.
Hair Drug-Testing Rule Could Be Finalized by Midsummer
Can the long wait be coming to an end for the Department of Health and Human Services to adopt a drug testing rule allowing the use of hair samples to drug-test drivers?
Cummins Invests in Jamestown Plant for Fuel-Agnostic Engine
LAKEWOOD, N.Y. — Cummins Inc. is readying a $452 million investment in its 1 million-square-foot Jamestown Engine Plant to produce a fuel-agnostic internal combustion engine platform.
Impact of a Potential UPS Strike Looms Large
Like many UPS customers, Jessica Ray relies on deliveries of dog food and just about everything else for her home. Contentious labor negotiations at UPS could disrupt that comfort zone.