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UPS to Begin Holiday Cargo Shipments Out of San Bernardino International Airport

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UPS Inc. announced Nov. 15 it will begin seasonal cargo operations out of San Bernardino International Airport for the month of December.

Neil Nisperos | Inland Valley (Ontario, Calif.) Daily Bulletin
November 16, 2016
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Soil Trucks in Central Massachusetts Routinely Overweight, According to Analysis

US Army Corps of Engineers

DUDLEY, Mass. — At 8:13 a.m. on June 30, a truck hauling construction soil from the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission pulled onto the scales at its destination, a Dudley quarry that is being filled, weighing in at 134,900 pounds.

Susan Spencer | Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, Mass.)
November 15, 2016
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Pinched by Fewer Energy Products, Rail Carriers Broadening Customers

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

This year will be another disappointing one for freight rail carriers hauling fewer carloads of coal and natural-gas drilling supplies through southwestern Pennsylvania.

Daniel Moore | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
November 15, 2016
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Port of Virginia Reports Another Single-Month Record for Container Volume

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Two months after reporting that August was its all-time-busiest month, the port has another record-breaker on its hands.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
November 15, 2016
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Connecticut Ponders Trump's Infrastructure Promises

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On its face, President-elect Donald J. Trump’s trillion-dollar plan for nationwide infrastructure improvements is good news, even for Democrats such as Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

Ken Dixon | Connecticut Post (Bridgeport, Conn.)
November 14, 2016
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UPS to Spend $196 Million on Florida Facility

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UPS Inc. announced plans Nov. 11 to invest $196 million in its ground package hub in Jacksonville, Florida. The expansion will add more than 260,000 square feet to UPS’ 560,000-square-foot building along with advanced technology and operations automation.

Roger Bull | The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, Fla.)
November 14, 2016
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FedEx Freight President Mike Ducker Still Hopes TPP Will Go Through

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Mike Ducker, president of FedEx Freight, said it's too early to tell how a mammoth new trade agreement will fare after the election of Donald Trump, but it would be "tragic" for the Trans-Pacific Partnership to go down.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
November 10, 2016
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Feds Tell New York to Remove ‘I Love NY’ Signs or Lose Highway Funding

Federal officials said they may cut the state’s funding for highway and bridge projects if hundreds of controversial blue “I Love NY” signs promoting local tourism are not removed from local roadways.

Lisa Irizarry | Newsday
November 8, 2016
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Montana Freight Companies Hiring to Gear Up for Online Holiday Shopping

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It’s November, and that means retailers in Billings, Montana, are beefing up their workforce ahead of the annual surge of shoppers.

Erik Olson | Billings (Mont.) Gazette
November 8, 2016
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Avalanche of E-Commerce Expected to Boost FedEx Shipping Volume This Holiday Season

Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg News

FedEx expects about 10% growth in holiday season shipping volume amid an avalanche of e-commerce.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
November 7, 2016

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