The Department of Transportation said it will delay its plan to allow Mexican trucks into the United States until U.S. trucks are allowed into Mexico, and that it will take public comments on the program this month.May 1, 2007
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SafeStat RebukedMay 2, 2007
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May 2, 2007
Exel Transportation Services said it had settled its suit again Total Transportation Services, with Total paying Exel $10 million after Exel alleged unlawful access to trade secrets and other confidential and proprietary information.May 2, 2007
By Sean McNally, Senior Reporter
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Truckers around the country are having difficulty finding rest stops at which to park, and parking spots close to cities are especially hard to find, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.May 1, 2007
The Institute for Supply Management’s April manufacturing index rose at the fastest pace in almost a year, ISM said Tuesday.May 1, 2007
Canadian firm Contrans Income Fund’s first-quarter income dropped to C$8.1 million or 28 cents a unit, from C$9.7 million or 34 cents a year ago.May 1, 2007
A fiery explosion from a gasoline tanker crash in Oakland, Calif., over the weekend shut down parts of a major freeway and will pose transport problems for freight coming out of the busy Port of Oakland, news reports said.April 30, 2007