Transportation businesses face a host of dynamic risk issues that can significantly impact their financial and operational health. The news in this category focuses on the latest safety and security initiatives, resources and regulations and addresses topics that include fleet safety, claims administration, driver hiring and retention, risk management and compliance.
OMAHA, Neb. — Union Pacific’s fourth-quarter profit crept up 1% as the railroad delivered more fertilizer, imported goods and vehicles.
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The number of job-related deaths rose 5.7% in 2022 compared with 2021, with workers in broadly defined transportation-related jobs accounting for the largest share of fatalities.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s use of emergency legislation to quell the 2022 “freedom convoy” protests in Ottawa and at border crossings was unjustified, the Federal Court of Canada ruled.
Extreme cold weather prompts efforts to prevent shortages. Although some states issued orders several days ago that soon expire, others with longer duration emergency orders are Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, South Dakota and Tennessee.January 23, 2024
France’s privacy watchdog said Jan. 23 that it hit Amazon’s warehouse unit with a $35 million fine for using an “excessively intrusive system” to monitor worker performance and activity.January 23, 2024
With the Red Sea crisis roiling shipments of everything from cars to energy, it’s a matter of time before soaring costs and supply chain strains show up in companies’ earnings reports.January 23, 2024
A U.S. Department of Transportation leasing task force has begun examining maintenance provisions in lease-purchase agreements.
Officials at Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania announced this month they are holding open enrollment for a program aimed at showing young people the benefits of CDL certification.
TOKYO — Daihatsu Motor Co., a Japanese unit of Toyota Motor Corp. that allegedly cheated on safety tests for decades, said Jan. 22 it doesn’t expect to resume shipping cars any time soon.