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For the commercial transportation business, moving things from point A to point B is job one. This coverage explores all of those movements at a global level and focuses on everything from global trade, ocean shipping, and port activity to intermodal business, rail operations and the greater supply chain.
 

Business, Logistics

CSX Profit Drops 10% Despite 3% More Q1 Freight

CSX’s first-quarter profit slipped 10% even though the railroad delivered 3% more goods, as the mix of shipments it handled shifted toward less profitable items.

Josh Funk | Associated Press
April 17, 2024

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Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

NYC Congestion Plan Adds Money to Offset N.J. Harm, MTA Says

New York City’s congestion pricing plan will now include funds to help alleviate potential pollution issues the new tolling program may spark in New Jersey.

Michelle Kaske | Bloomberg News
April 17, 2024
Business, Safety, Logistics

Dali Owner Asks Cargo Owners to Help Cover Salvage Expenses

BALTIMORE — The owner of the massive containership that caused the deadly collapse of a bridge in March wants owners of the cargo on board to cover some of the salvage costs.

April 17, 2024
Business, Logistics, Private, Global Freight

Amazon Prime Memberships in US Gain 8% to New High

Amazon.com Inc.’s Prime subscription service hit a new high of 180 million U.S. shoppers in March, up 8% from a year earlier, according to Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
April 16, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

Ohio Turnpike Completes Open-Road Tolling Project

A new tolling system featuring open-road tolling lanes is complete along the 241-mile stretch of the Ohio Turnpike, signaling the end of its largest construction project in its history.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
April 16, 2024
Business, Logistics, TCA

Port of Portland to End Terminal 6 Cargo Container Handling

The Port of Portland will shut down its cargo container handling operation at North Portland’s Terminal 6, saying an effort to lease the site to a third-party operator had fallen through.

Jeff Manning | The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.)
April 16, 2024
Government, Business, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Crews Race to Remove Chunks of Fallen Baltimore Bridge

SPARROWS POINT, Md. — Crews are using the largest crane on the Eastern Seaboard to haul the wreckage from Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse to a nearby salvage yard.

Lea Skene | Associated Press
April 16, 2024
Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics

Truckstop Launches Carrier Vetting Services for Brokers

Truckstop launched three new services aimed at helping brokers ensure they’re doing business with trusted carriers, the company announced April 9.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 15, 2024
Business, Technology, Logistics

Mode Global, Transporeon Automate Spot Freight Procurement

PHOENIX — Mode Global has been collaborating with TMS platform Transporeon to automate spot and dedicated freight procurement, the companies said in a joint announcement.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features and Multimedia
April 15, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, For-Hire, Global Freight

Amazon Becomes the Largest US Private EV Charging Operator

Amazon has installed more than 17,000 chargers at about 120 warehouses around the U.S., making the retail giant the largest operator of private EV charging infrastructure in the country.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
April 15, 2024