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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

DSV Canada Breaks Ground on Ontario Facility

DSV An employee processes orders at a DSV warehouse. (TT File Photo)

DSV Canada, a supply chain service provider and manager, has broken ground on a 1.1-million-square-foot facility in Milton, Ontario, according to a Nov. 28 press release.

Transport Topics
November 29, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Alberta Buying Rail Cars to Ship Crude Amid Pipeline Pinch

Crude rail cars Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Alberta is working to buy railcars to help ship more crude as pipeline bottlenecks have the oil-rich province grappling with historic low prices.

Kevin Orland and Greg Quinn | Bloomberg News
November 29, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Jack Cooper Holdings Acquires Assets of Selland Auto Transport

Jack Cooper truck hauling Corvettes Jack Cooper trailers hold Corvettes. (Jack Cooper Holdings)

Jack Cooper Holdings has acquired the assets of Seattle-based Selland Auto Transport, a move that extends the car hauler’s presence in the western United States and provides more balance to the firm’s delivery network.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 29, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

Retail Federation Says Trucking Industry Has Enough Capacity to Meet Holiday Demand

Shopper carrying items in decorated store A shopper gets an early start at J.C. Penney in Garden City, N.Y., on Nov. 22. (David Williams/Bloomberg)

The National Retail Federation said the 2018 holiday shopping season is off to an excellent start, and the tight capacity of the trucking industry is not a factor so far as retailers have more than enough inventory in stock to carry them through the end of the year.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 29, 2018
Business, Logistics

USPack Completes Integration of Rival Fleetgistics

USPack, a same-day, final-mile delivery company, announced it had completed its brand integration of specialty same-day delivery provider Fleetgistics. The move is the latest in USPack’s efforts to develop its national network, according to a November press release.

Transport Topics
November 28, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Kuehne + Nagel Continues Acquisition Strategy, Buys Quick International Courier

Kuehne + Nagel Kuehne + Nagel International AG

Swiss freight forwarder Kuehne + Nagel International AG has purchased Quick International Courier, a leading provider of time-critical transportation services, from The Jordan Co., an investment firm that has been on a logistics buying spree over the past couple of years.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 28, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

J.B. Hunt, Project44 Collaborate on J.B. Hunt 360

J.B. Hunt 360 J.B. Hunt 360

J.B. Hunt Transport Services will enter a technology collaboration with project44, a visibility platform for shippers and 3PL firms.

Transport Topics
November 28, 2018
Business, Logistics

Beemac Trucking Opens First of Two Houston Terminals

Beemac Trucking has opened a terminal in the Houston area, the carrier announced in a Nov. 21 press release.

Transport Topics
November 28, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Philadelphia Airport Plans $5.5 Million Land Purchase to Expand Airfreight

Philadelphia Airport WN737300/Flickr

City aviation officials plan to spend $5.5 million to acquire 15 acres near Philadelphia International Airport as part of a plan to develop an airfreight complex serving a broad swath of the region.

Jacob Adelman | Philly.com
November 28, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Telematics Firm Fleet Complete Gets Investment From Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

Fleet Complete laptop Program allows fleets to see truck locations in real time. (Fleet Complete via Vimeo)

Fleet Complete, a Toronto-based provider of vehicle telematics and driver management software with operations in North America, Europe and Australia, has received an investment from Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 27, 2018

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