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Air freight reinvents itself once again
Air freight reinvents itself once again
Airfreight industry players have spent years—if not decades—adapting to constantly changing market conditions. Between e-commerce, Amazon, global trade, and the march of technology, that's unlikely to change anytime soon.
Ports report mixed results for 2019
Container volume dips in L.A., Oakland; Port NOLA posts record year.
Meritor acquires TransPower
Truck parts manufacturer expands its investment in next-generation technologies with purchase of electrical drive solutions business.
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California judge freezes new law that would classify truckers as employees, not contractors
Temporary stop of "AB5" cheered by motor carriers, while Teamsters promise to continue fight for higher wages and labor protections.
Nolan Transportation Group acquires Eagle Transportation
Deal expands Atlanta-based Nolan's cold chain logistics services.
Transplace acquires Lanehub
Deal extends 3PL's technology offering, adding Lanehub's cloud-based freight-matching and collaboration platform.
Buyout specialist XPO looks to sell off "one or more" business units
Move is intended to boost stock price, would not include its North American less-than-truckload (LTL) unit, firm says.
Maritime industry braces for sea-change
For ocean carriers, 2020 will be a year of reckoning, as regulatory and market pressures force them to shelve expansion plans and slash costs. But over at the nation's ports, it's a different story.
Penske's electric trucks deliver the goods
Penske Logistics logs 10,000 over-the-road miles with Freighliner eCascadias.
S.C. Ports finish 2019 on a high note
S.C. Ports Authority reports best calendar year on record, handling 2.44 million TEUs, a 5% increase over 2018.

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