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Canadian Trucking Revenue Shows Gain

Statistics Canada said an estimated 3,579 for-hire trucking companies in that country had annual revenues of at least C$1 million in the first quarter of 2007.

Transport Topics
December 17, 2007
Business, Logistics

YRC, Teamsters Reach Accord

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Less-than-truckload carrier YRC Worldwide and the Teamsters union said late Thursday they have agreed on a new five-year National Master Freight Agreement to replace the current pact that expires March 31.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
December 14, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

ATA, Con-way Set Holiday Safety Message

American Trucking Associations and Con-way Freight have teamed up to launch a national public service announcement safe-driving campaign for the holiday season.

Transport Topics
December 12, 2007
Business, Government, Logistics

ArvinMeritor Buying Canadian Company; Affirms Forecast

Heavy-duty parts maker ArvinMeritor said Tuesday it will acquire Mascot Truck Parts, based in Ontario, Canada. Terms were not disclosed.

Transport Topics
December 11, 2007
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Drops 9.1¢ to $3.325

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

The national average price of diesel fuel fell for a second straight week, dropping 9.1 cents to $3.325 a gallon, the Energy Department said Monday.

Transport Topics
December 11, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Storm Strikes Pacific Northwest

A storm with hurricane-force winds and torrential rainfall swept across the Pacific Northwest early last week, snarling transportation in Washington and Oregon and flooding a crucial freight-carrying highway.

December 10, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Dynamex Reports Higher 1Q Profit

Logistics and delivery firm Dynamex Inc. reported its fiscal first-quarter net income rose to $4 million or 39 cents a share, from $3.6 million or 34 cents a year earlier.

Transport Topics
December 6, 2007
Government, Business, Logistics

Teamsters, Canadian Pacific Reach Tentative Pact

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, which represents 4,500 locomotive engineers and conductors, reached an agreement with rail line Canadian Pacific on a revised tentative five-year contract settlement, CP said.

Transport Topics
December 6, 2007
Government, Business, Logistics

Floods Close Stretch of I-5 in Northwest

Severe floods in the Pacific Northwest have closed a stretch of Interstate 5 until at least Thursday, news reports said.

Transport Topics
December 5, 2007
Business, Logistics

Fenway Leads Acquisition of Logistics Firm

Private-equity firm Fenway Partners said Tuesday it has acquired a majority interest in East Coast Warehouse & Distribution Corp. and related companies, including Safeway Trucking Corp.

Transport Topics
December 4, 2007

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