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Perspective: ATA Members Are on a Winning Team

ATA's Chris Spear: Over the past year, " ATA keeps its foot on the pedal despite dysfunction gripping our nation’s capital and statehouses."

Chris Spear | President and CEO, American Trucking Associations
October 24, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

FMCSA's Robin Hutcheson Promotes Workforce, Touts Industry’s Contributions

Hutcheson Robin Hutcheson speaks to the crowd at MCE. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

SAN DIEGO — Recruiting and retaining women for jobs in the trucking industry is a goal the Biden administration is pursuing, the nation’s top trucking regulator said Oct. 22.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 22, 2022
Business, Logistics, Private

Amazon to Take Hawaiian Airlines Stake in Cargo-Hauling Deal

A Hawaiian Airlines plane A Hawaiian Airlines plane at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)

Amazon.com Inc. is poised to take a stake in the parent of Hawaiian Airlines as part of a deal to expand the e-commerce giant’s cargo-hauling operations.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
October 21, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics

Intermodal Shallow Barge Dock Opens in Mississippi

Opening of RESTORE dock at Port Bienville in Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves (center) and other dignitaries celebrate the opening of RESTORE Dock at Port Bienville. (Gov. Tate Reeves via Twitter)

Mississippi officials celebrated a new maritime dock and railroad facility with improved truck access roads at Port Bienville on the Gulf of Mexico’s Intracoastal Waterway.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
October 20, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Landstar Reports Highest Revenue for Any Q3

Landstar truck Jacksonville, Fla.-based Landstar System posted net income of $100.2 million on revenue of $1.82 billion for the three months ended Sept. 30. (Landstar System Inc.)

Landstar System Inc.’s revenue and diluted earnings per share both set third-quarter records, the company reported Oct. 19.

October 20, 2022
Business, Logistics, TCA

Consumers Expecting Issues in Survey on Holiday Supply Chain Issues

A customer browses holiday items at a Walmart Inc. store A customer browses holiday items at a Walmart Inc. store. Walmart was one of many retailers hit hard by supply chain struggles in 2021. (Patrcik T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

While retailers started preparing for the holiday season even earlier this year, consumers are still haunted by the ghost of supply chain past, survey data shows.

Megan Munce | Houston Chronicle
October 20, 2022
Business, Logistics

Port Leaders Optimistic Over Funding, Supply Chain

AAPA's Chris Connor “A result [of the pandemic], we are in the early stages of a generational opportunity to build out port and intermodal connectivity," says American Association of Port Authorities CEO Chris Connor. (Dan Ronan/Transport Topics)

ORLANDO, Fla. — With an influx of funds expected to exceed $25 billion for rebuilding and expansion, the nation’s coastal and inland facilities are beginning a “golden age,” port leaders say.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
October 19, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

J.B. Hunt Reports $3.84 Billion in Revenue for Q3

J.B. Hunt A J.B. Hunt truck. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. saw revenue and earnings increase as a result of strong segment growth during the third quarter, the company reported Oct. 18, besting analysts’ expectations.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 19, 2022
Business, Logistics, Private, TCA

Amazon Boosts Fort Worth Alliance to One of Nation’s Busiest Cargo Airports

An Amazon Prime Air cargo plane An Amazon Prime Air cargo plane is loaded at Alliance Airport in Fort Worth. (Tom Fox/Dallas Morning News via Tribune Content Agency)

Fort Worth Alliance airport now ranks among the 20 largest cargo airports in the country by landed weight, according to Federal Aviation Administration data, in large part due to Prime Air's distribution hub.

Kyle Arnold | The Dallas Morning News
October 19, 2022
Business, Logistics

Port of Long Beach’s Mario Cordero Concerned Over Snag in Rail Talks

Chris Connor and Mario Cordero Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero (right) and AAPA CEO Chris Connor address attendees at the American Association of Port Authorities' annual convention in Orlando, Fla. (Dan Ronan/Transport Topics)

ORLANDO, Fla. — Of the two major labor negotiations, Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero is most concerned about the stalled railroad workers/management talks.

October 18, 2022