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The long and the short of it at the AAR
The rail trade group has gone from agnostic to adversarial on the issue of nationwide use of twin-33 truck trailers. Its rationale is puzzling.
Volvo Trucks, FedEx test platooning truck technology
First such demo in U.S. between a transport company, truck maker.
USPS should be restructured, possibly sold, White House report recommends
IPO, sale to other entity should be on table, OMB says.
UPS, Teamsters agree to cut use of rail, rely more on sleeper team drivers
Tentative five-year contract, still subject to ratification vote, also creates new class of combination driver.
Truckers sitting in sweet spot as decade winds down, State of Logistics Report says
Truckers seen taking share from rails as technologies drive down costs, improve service, annual report says; transport, inventory costs climbed well above inflation in '17, it adds.
U.S. Xpress goes public at $16 per share, below initial projected range
Shares trade unchanged on first day as public company.
Changes in parcel landscape loom large as UPS, Teamsters knock heads again
UPS says it needs flexibility to compete with parcel newbies. Will the union play ball?
Port of Oakland signs nine-year extension with its largest terminal operator
SSA Terminals, port agree to options that could further extend relationship to 2042.
Driver guards cargo at crunch time
Trucker never touched his load when the chips were down.
Private equity firm Jordan Co. strikes again with two more logistics deals
Company acquires Load Delivered Logistics, Logistical Labs in 24-hour interval. Moves come on heels of GlobalTranz purchase last week.

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