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FedEx Rearranges Deliveries in Efficiency Push

A FedEx worker unloads packages from a truck in New York on Dec. 2, 2019. A FedEx worker unloads packages from a truck in New York on Dec. 2, 2019. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News)

FedEx Corp. is revamping its operations to hand off some deliveries from its overnight division to its separately run ground business, in an effort to wring more profit from surging e-commerce.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
February 7, 2020
Business, Logistics

J.B. Hunt Announces Changes at Executive Level

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. John Sommers II for Transport Topics

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. is going through further changes in leadership, the carrier announced Feb. 7.

February 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

Cargo Chief Enhances Carrier Management Platform

CargoChief screenshot

Cargo Chief announced the release of version 3.0 of its C4 carrier management platform aimed at helping brokers find “backhaul full truckload carriers in the over-the-road industry.”

February 7, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

U.S. Xpress Appoints Nathan Harwell to Two Executive Posts

U.S. XPress truck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Nathan Harwell has joined U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. as executive vice president and chief legal officer, the company announced Feb. 4.

February 5, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

YRC Swings to a Loss for Q4 and 2019

YRC Freight truck YRC Worldwide

YRC Worldwide Inc. posted losses for both the fourth quarter and the year as it was weighed down by the United Auto Workers strike against General Motors Co., facilities closings and weakening freight traffic in its core Midwest market.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
February 5, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

Celadon Might Sell Texas Facility as Bankruptcy Proceedings Continue

P.A.M. Transportation truck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

According to bankruptcy court documents, P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. is seeking to purchase a trucking terminal and property in Laredo, Texas, that is owned by Celadon Group.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
February 5, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

UPS Appoints Stephen Denton to Lead Ware2Go

Ware2Go logo Ware2Go via YouTube

Stephen Denton was appointed CEO of on-demand fulfillment platform Ware2Go Inc., the company announced Feb. 4.

February 4, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

Digital Freight Marketplace Emerge Gains $20 Million Investment

Emerge co-founders Andrew (left) and Michael Leto Emerge co-founders Andrew (left) and Michael Leto. (Emerge)

Digital freight marketplace Emerge closed out an early stage of financing with $20 million in investments, it was announced Feb. 4.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 4, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: Solving the Reverse Logistics Puzzle

Reverse logistics provides ample opportunities for third-party logistics providers to streamline the process and ensure sustainable practices, says Erik Caldwell of XPO Logistics.

Erik Caldwell | Chief Operating Officer, Supply Chain, XPO Logistics Inc.   
February 4, 2020
Business, Logistics, TCA

Amazon Leases Large New Warehouse Near Dallas

Inside an Amazon warehouse in Kent, Wash. The company has leased a new warehouse in Far East Dallas. Inside an Amazon warehouse in Kent, Wash. The company has leased a new warehouse in Far East Dallas. (Alan Berner/Seattle Times)

Amazon .com Inc. is expanding its North Texas distribution footprint again with another big warehouse lease.

Steve Brown | The Dallas Morning News
February 4, 2020

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