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Government, Business, Logistics

Export Boom Drives Canada’s Largest Trade Surplus Since 2014

Containers sit at the Port of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada, in November 2020. (Jennifer Gauthier/Bloomberg News) Containers sit at the Port of Vancouver in Vancouver, British Columbia, in November 2020. (Jennifer Gauthier/Bloomberg News)

Canada’s trade sector unexpectedly recorded its largest surplus in more than six years on across-the-board increases in exports.

Shelly Hagan | Bloomberg News
March 5, 2021
Business, Logistics

The Top 7 Benefits of Weigh Station Bypassing

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There are many technologies carriers can select from to make their operation more efficient, profitable and safe. Weigh station bypassing does this with only a small commitment of time and money. Learn what significant and quick dividends you can receive.

March 4, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

UPS Ships Out First Batch of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

A UPS truck loaded with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine A UPS truck heads out with a load of Johnson & Johnson vaccines. (NBC News/YouTube)

UPS Inc. began shipping out its first batch of Johnson & Johnson vaccines March 2, now that the single-dose vaccine for the coronavirus has emergency use authorization.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 2, 2021
Business, Logistics

As Amazon Air Expands, Report Sees Potential Challenge to UPS, FedEx and USPS

Amazon Air plane Chicago Rockford International Airport

Amazon Air is poised for a summertime growth spurt that could send its daily schedule to more than 160 flights per day.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 2, 2021
Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Top 50

COVID-19 Exposes Cold Chain Problems, Solutions

dry ice added to vaccine box Dry ice is added to vaccine boxes ready for transport. (DHL)

The coronavirus pandemic has presented new challenges and opportunities for innovation in cold chain shipments.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
March 2, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Shipping Begins for Third Vaccine; J&J Looks for Partners

FedEx refrigerated trailers. FedEx Express will be helping to ship the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. (FedEx Corp.) FedEx refrigerated trailers. FedEx says it will be shipping Johnson & Johnson vaccines. (FedEx Corp.)

As shipping of the third coronavirus vaccine begins, Johnson & Johnson is looking for manufacturing partnerships to increase supply of its COVID-19 vaccine that was cleared Feb. 27 by U.S. regulators, Chief Executive Officer Alex Gorsky said.

Riley Griffin | Bloomberg News
March 1, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Biden Orders USDOT to Review Supply Chain

Joe Biden President Joe Biden pauses after signing an executive order relating to U.S. supply chains on Feb. 24 (Evan Vucci/AP)

President Joe Biden has directed the Department of Transportation to conduct a review of the nation’s supply chain in the wake of challenges that arose during the earlier days of the coronavirus pandemic.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
February 25, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

UPS Expects 40% Jump in Vaccine Doses Next Week, Peak in May

A UPS truck exits a distribution center in Chicago in November 2020. (Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg News) A UPS truck exits a distribution center in Chicago in November 2020. (Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg News)

UPS Inc. and FedEx Corp. are ramping up vaccine distribution, with plans for additional gains if Johnson & Johnson’s inoculation is cleared by U.S. regulators.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
February 25, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Kuehne + Nagel Buys Apex Logistics in $1.5 Billion Deal

Trucks and trailers at the Kuehne + Nagel International AG logistics center in Haiger, Germany. Trucks and trailers at the Kuehne + Nagel International AG logistics center in Haiger, Germany. (Alex Kraus/Bloomberg News)

Kuehne + Nagel International AG has agreed to acquire Apex International Corp. in a deal that values the freight forwarder at about $1.5 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

February 22, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics, Autonomous

How Consolidation Is Reshaping Trucking’s Technology Sector

Trimble Trimble Transportation has assembled a broad portfolio of in-cab technologies and back-office software over the past decade. (Trimble Transportation)

Consolidation has dramat­ically reshaped trucking’s technology market over the past decade, with dozens of software and telematics companies joining forces to create larger organizations with expanded capabilities and broader reach.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 19, 2021