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NJ Transit Want Ad: Seeking Partner to Move Stadium-Size Crowds

An interior photo American Dream megamall A look at the interior of the American Dream mega entertainment and shopping complex in East Rutherford, N.J., on Oct. 25, 2019. The mall is expected to worsen the snarl of traffic in the area. (Richard Drew/Associated Press)

New Jersey Transit is seeking private partners to help transport “a stadium’s worth of people” — plus newly arriving megamall crowds.

Elise Young | Bloomberg News
November 6, 2019
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Titanium Reports Softer Q3 Earnings

Titanium Transportation Group trucks For the 11th year in a row, Titanium was named one of Canada’s Fast-Growing Companies on the Growth 500 list, which ranks the top private and public companies based on five-year revenue growth. (Vision Group)

Titanium Transportation Group was profitable in the third quarter of 2019, but earnings were below 2018’s strong numbers.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 6, 2019
Business, Logistics

Expeditors International Profits Fall 2% in Q3

Oversize load with Expeditors signage Expeditors' net income fell 2% to $160 million, from $162.7 million in the third quarter of 2018. (Expeditors International of Washington Inc.)

Expeditors International said the ongoing trade disputes and the global economy nicked its profits and revenues in the third quarter of 2019, but the company did well in negotiating prices to make up for the downturn.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
November 5, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Jack Cooper Exits Bankruptcy

Jack Cooper auto hauler The restructuring process has preserved jobs for more than 2,500 employees. (Jack Cooper Holdings Corp.)

Jack Cooper Holdings Corp. has exited its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, the auto-hauling logistics company said Nov. 4.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
November 5, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Roadrunner Sells Intermodal Business to Universal Logistics for $51 Million

Roadrunner truck The intermodal business had revenue of approximately $125 million for the 12 months ended Sept. 30 and was part of the company’s truckload segment, according to Roadrunner officials. (Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc.)

Roadrunner Transportation Systems has sold its intermodal business to Universal Logistics Holdings for $51.25 million in cash, the transportation and asset-light logistics company announced Nov. 5.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
November 5, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

TFI Reports Revenue Up 1% in Q3

Truck Freight International Truck Freight International

TFI International Inc. reported higher revenue in the third quarter of 2019, while profits ticked downward.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
November 5, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

YRC Reports $16 Million Loss in Q3

YRC Freight truck YRC Freight

YRC Worldwide reported a net loss of $16 million or negative 48 cents per share, compared with a $2.9 million profit, or 2.9 cents per share in the same period a year ago.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 4, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Small but Growing Carriers Make Leap From Spreadsheets to TMS Software

dispatcher A carrier employee uses a computer running McLeod software, allowing him to manage paper and electronic documents. (McLeod Software)

For small trucking companies that are getting bigger, recognizing the point when it becomes necessary to adopt management software isn’t so difficult. Instead, the challenges have more to do with evaluating systems, choosing one and implementing it.

Stephen Bennett | Special to Transport Topics
November 4, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics

Seattle DOT Launches Public Version of Roadwork Planning App

View of Seattle Many projects are planned for downtown Seattle through 2024 to help improve mobility. (Ron Clausen/Wikicommons)

The Seattle Department of Transportation has launched a public version of dotMaps, its online tool to help travelers stay informed about construction projects and plan their routes.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 4, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Uber Freight Adds Service in Canada

Uber Freight truck An Uber Freight truck travels on a California highway. In addition to expanding in North America, Uber Freight recently added service in Germany, the Netherlands and Poland. (Uber)

Digital broker Uber Freight announced its expansion to portions of Canada.

November 1, 2019

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