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Economy continues to cool, but danger of full freight recession dims, ACT says
Conditions warrant caution through 2020 for commercial vehicle dealers, analyst writes.
Truck tonnage index falls in March
For-hire truck tonnage was down 2.3 percent compared with February, ATA says.
DHL relocates Minneapolis-St. Paul operations
Driven by increasing e-commerce, relocated airport facility will improve efficiencies, better serve importers and exporters, company says.
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Trade experts counsel measured response to China tariffs
Warning there may be more pain ahead, speakers at an international trade conference offered do's and don'ts for mitigating the impact of higher tariffs on Chinese goods.
Trucking business conditions continue to tumble, FTR index shows
Monthly measure for February hits lowest mark since August 2017, as industry retreats from record high demand of 2018.
Report: Port of Oakland helps drive regional job growth
Jobs supported by the port are up 15 percent since 2010, economic impact study shows.
Echo Global Logistics launches app for bidding, managing freight
3PL unveils EchoDrive, a carrier app and web portal with access to Echo's private load board, on the EchoAccelerator platform.
Schneider expands middle-mile services
Logistics provider adds van truckload and intermodal-owned assets, along with suite of technology tools, to middle-mile configuration.
Port of Virginia posts strong March
New capacity boosts performance; inland operations see strong volumes, increase in barge traffic, officials say.
project44, Reliance Partners streamline cargo insurance quoting, purchasing
On-demand insurance offering saves shippers and logistics providers thousands of hours per year, companies say.

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