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Canadian National Reports Q3 Drop in Earnings, Revenue

CN Railway train Canadian National Railway

For the second consecutive quarter, Canadian National Railway felt the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic when the Class I, Montreal-based railroad announced third-quarter earnings Oct. 20.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 21, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

USPS Still Not Processing Election Mail Fast Enough, States Say

A USPS carrier gets into her truck to deliver mail in Philadelphia in May. A USPS carrier gets into her truck to deliver mail in Philadelphia in May. (Matt Rourke/Associated Press)

The U.S. Postal Service still isn’t processing election mail on time, even after being ordered by judges to halt disruptive changes like banning worker overtime and late delivery trips, Pennsylvania’s attorney general said.

Erik Larson | Bloomberg News
October 20, 2020
Business, Logistics, Breaking News

September Tonnage Down Year-Over-Year, but Rebounds After August Decline

Trucks on highway John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Truck tonnage in September declined a seasonally adjusted 2.7% when compared with year-ago levels, marking the sixth consecutive month of year-over-year declines, American Trucking Associations said Oct. 20.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 20, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

RK Logistics Accelerates Silicon Valley Expansion Plans

RK Logistics Group is accelerating its expansion into Silicon Valley with new facilities, company leadership detailed Oct. 19.

October 20, 2020
Business, Logistics

TIA Appoints Anne Reinke to President, CEO Posts

TIA sign Transportation Intermediaries Association

Transportation Intermediaries Association has named Anne Reinke president and CEO, it was announced Oct. 16.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 19, 2020
Business, Logistics

KC Southern Reports Mixed Earnings Amid COVID-19, Gulf Hurricanes

Kansas City Southern Kansas City Southern

The leadership of Kansas City Southern Railroad said on Oct. 16 the Class I railroad saw a 5.3% increase in third-quarter net income to $189.7 million, or $2.01 a diluted share, compared with $180.1 million, or $1.81, in the same period a year ago.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 16, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

DOT Awards $220 Million for Port Infrastructure

Norfolk International Terminals at Port of Virginia Trucks sit at the Norfolk International Terminals at the Port of Virginia. The terminals received $20.1 million to support expansion of the facility’s Central Rail Yard, which will involve the construction of eight tracks. (Port of Virginia)

The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded $220 million in grants to improve port infrastructure, including facilities used by freight vehicles.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 16, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Reports Year-Over-Year Rise in Q3 Earnings, Revenue

J.B. Hunt trucks Operating income totaled $175.5 million compared with $167.9 million for the third quarter of 2019. (J.B. Hunt Transport Inc.)

J.B. Hunt Transport Services posted increased earnings and revenue in the third quarter year-over-year, the carrier announced Oct. 16.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 16, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Marten Reports 8.8% Climb in Earnings; Revenue Ticks Up

Marten Transport truck For the first nine months of 2020, net income increased 10.1% to $49.9 million, or 60 cents per diluted share. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Marten Transport saw net income increase 8.8% during the third quarter of 2020, the carrier reported Oct. 15.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 16, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

DHL Supply Chain Helps to Bolster Operations at Manheim Logistics

DHL control tower A DHL control tower. The one located in Detroit will be utilized as part of the Manheim collaboration. (DHL)

DHL Supply Chain detailed Oct. 13 how it plans to use its technology and resources to help bolster operations at Manheim Logistics.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 14, 2020

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