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Property Carrier Brokers Fight Attempts to Make Public Their Pricing Documents

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The Transportation Intermediaries Association is asking federal regulators to sunset a decades-old regulation that the group argues is out of alignment with today’s brokerage marketplace.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
December 3, 2020
Business, Logistics, Breaking News, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Plans to Split Into Two Companies

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XPO Logistics Inc. plans to split into two by spinning off its logistics business in a tax-free transaction that will create a separate publicly traded company.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
December 2, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx to Buy ShopRunner in E-Commerce Push

A FedEx employee carries a box before loading into a van at a coronavirus testing facility in New Jersey. A FedEx employee carries a box before loading into a van at a coronavirus testing facility in New Jersey on March 21. (Angus Mordant/Bloomberg News)

FedEx Corp. has agreed to acquire ShopRunner, an e-commerce service that provides shipping for more than 100 brands, as the courier seeks to deepen its ties with online shoppers.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
December 2, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Penske Logistics to Acquire Black Horse Carriers

Black Horse Penske electric truck A Black Horse electric truck from Penske.

Penske Logistics announced it reached an agreement to acquire Chicago-based trucking company Black Horse Carriers Inc.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
December 2, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Central Freight Lines Taps Jerry Moyes as CEO

Jerry Moyes Jerry Moyes speaks at a Senate subcommittee hearing in 2017. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)

Less-than-truckload carrier Central Freight Lines Inc. announced it named Jerry Moyes CEO, effective immediately.

December 2, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Coronavirus Likely Altered Supply Chains Permanently, XPO’s Chowdhury Says

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Supply chains have changed dramatically to adapt to the coronavirus, but many of those changes may outlast the pandemic.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
December 2, 2020
Business, Logistics, TCA

CSX Agrees to Buy New England’s Pan Am Railways

A CSX train crosses an intersection in Ocala, Fla. (Doug Engle/Ocala Star Banner) A CSX train crosses an intersection in Ocala, Fla. (Doug Engle/Ocala Star Banner)

CSX Corp. has agreed to buy Pan Am Railways Inc., North America’s largest regional railroad based in New England, extending CSX’s reach in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York and adding Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont to its 23-state network.

Stephen Singer | The Hartford (Conn.) Courant
December 2, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

DOT Makes Preparations Ahead of COVID-19 Vaccine Transport

Vaccine photo by Getty “The department has laid the groundwork for the safe transportation of the COVID-19 vaccine and is proud to support this historic endeavor,” Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said. (Meyer & Meyer/Getty Images)

USDOT announced Dec. 1 that it has taken regulatory measures to facilitate the safe and rapid transport of the much-anticipated COVID-19 vaccine.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 1, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

KLLM, Pride Transport Increase Pay for Truck Drivers

Pride Transport driver Pride Transport

KLLM Transport Services and Pride Transport joined the surge of trucking companies set to raise driver pay.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
December 1, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Maritime Shipping Industry, Asian Nations Object to EU Pollution Plan

Container ship Meratus Waingapu sails near Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Nov. 14. Container ship Meratus Waingapu sails near Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Nov. 14. (Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg News)

Plans to extend the world’s biggest carbon market into shipping drew criticism from the industry and Asian nations, highlighting growing conflict over Europe’s unprecedented moves to protect the environment.

Ewa Krukowska | Bloomberg News
November 30, 2020

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