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Purolator expands in Toronto
Company opens state-of-the art terminal in time for busy holiday season, when it expects to process 35 million packages.
Freight carried by for-hire transportation industry fell steeply in September, feds say
Index posts largest one-month plunge since January 2012, amid array of other sour economic indicators, Department of Transportation says.
Commercial vehicle fleets poised to boost tech budgets in 2020
Technology could hold answers to rising costs, competition, and uncertainty, according to Frost and Sullivan, ABI Research.
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C.H. Robinson launches Freightquote
Self-service, web-based tool streamlines the shipping process for small-business customers, company says.
Crowley Logistics adds 300 reefer containers
Units include wireless monitoring to ensure cold chain; added in time to accommodate peak perishable shipping season.
Convoy lands $400 million funding to expand online truck brokerage
Digital freight network reduces empty miles, cuts detention times, firm says.
Cargo volume up at Port of New York and New Jersey
September imports rose nearly 4% and exports fell slightly, but overall volume was up 3.6%, port officials said.
Survey: foodservice distribution drivers earn higher wages than other truckers
Foodservice delivery drivers with Class A CDL licenses earn average annual gross wages of $67,291, IFDA says.
Next Trucking expands drayage marketplace app
Smartphone platform matches drivers with loads, gives shippers freight visibility.
Target Freight Management acquires National Traffic Service Inc.
Deal expands transportation management company's customer base and adds 7th office to TFM's national footprint.

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