Government, Business, Equipment, Logistics, TCA

Lehigh Valley Planners Target Tractor-Trailer Parking as E-Commerce Surges


While the growing presence of tractor-trailers has been a complaint of Lehigh Valley, Pa., residents in recent years, local planners are concerned with the one place they’re not seeing them — designated truck parking spots.

Tom Shortell | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
June 22, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Ambassador Bridge Owner Manuel Moroun Asks Trump to Halt Gordie Howe Bridge Project

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After fighting unsuccessfully for years in court and at the ballot box to prevent construction of the Gordie Howe International Bridge, the owners of the Ambassador Bridge are turning to President Donald Trump for help.

Dana Afana | (Walker, Mich.)
June 21, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, TCA

Boston OKs Citywide Tests of nuTonomy Self-Driving Cars

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Self-driving cars will soon be zipping across Boston after transportation officials granted one company permission to test their robotic cars outside the Seaport — with South Boston first up.

Jordan Graham | Boston Herald
June 21, 2018
Business, Equipment, TCA

Boeing Wins Big Freighter Jet Order as FedEx Bets On Continued Air Cargo Recovery

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Reaping the benefit of a worldwide recovery in air cargo, even amid fears of a global trade war, Boeing on June 20 announced a big order from air package-delivery specialist FedEx Express.

Dominic Gates | The Seattle Times
June 20, 2018
Government, Technology, Logistics, TCA

‘Smart City’ Columbus Cites Technology, Collaboration as Keys to Future

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Few things annoy futurist David Staley as much as when he is in his car stopped at a traffic light and no one is moving.

Mark Williams | The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch
June 18, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Steam Logistics Continues International Growth Despite Tariff Threat

Steam Logistics

Despite growing concerns of a trade war, one of Chattanooga, Tenn.’s fastest-growing international companies still expects to grow by more than 60% this year shipping goods worldwide.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
June 18, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

In Prelude to Trade War, US Details Tariffs on $50 Billion of Chinese Goods

From left, China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands on November 9, 2017, during a meeting outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. (Artyom Ivanov/Tass/Abaca Press/TNS)

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration, rekindling its simmering trade war with China, issued a list of $50 billion of Chinese imports June 15 that would be subject to hefty tariffs.

Don Lee and Jim Puzzanghera | Tribune Washington Bureau
June 15, 2018
Business, TCA

U.S. Xpress Raises Over $250 Million in Stock Issue

New York Stock Exchange

A decade after its owners took the company private, U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. returned to Wall Street June 14 to raise more than $250 million of equity and again become a publicly traded company.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
June 15, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Amazon Eyeing Another Big Shipping Hub South of Dallas

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Digital retail giant Amazon is growing its footprint again in North Texas.

Steve Brown | The Dallas Morning News
June 14, 2018
Government, Logistics, TCA

Ports of Indiana Names New CEO

Ports of Indiana

Vanta E. Coda II has been named the Ports of Indiana’s next CEO to replace Rich Cooper following his retirement, effective July 1. Cooper is retiring after 16 years with the Ports of Indiana and will assist the organization with the leadership transition through the end of the year.

The Evening News and The Tribune (Jeffersonville, Ind.)
June 14, 2018