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Report: rise of car-sharing will roil automotive industry
Conventional car ownership to be replaced by app-based ride-hailing and vehicle-sharing, Lux Research says.

CN and CSX ink deal for intermodal service between eastern cities in Canada and U.S.
Railways aim to convert long-haul trucks to interline rail services and capture more consumer freight.

FedEx to sever another Amazon link when ground-delivery contract expires
Carrier had also stepped away from air shipping contract with its e-commerce "frenemy" in June.

Self-driving truck startup runs freight routes in Texas
Kodiak Robotics makes first commercial deliveries, focuses on "middle mile" highway routes, firm says.

Port Houston container volume up 12%
Increase for first half of 2019 based on import surge, exports of petrochemical and resin products, port says.

Truck driver shortage hits 15-year high, ATA says
The trucking industry was short nearly 61,000 drivers in 2018, a figure that could rise to 100,000 in five years, association report shows.

Trucking industry revenues up nearly 14% in 2018
ATA's 2019 trends report shows strong industry growth, with revenues topping $796 billion, association says.

Air freight volumes grew modestly in 2018 as global trade volume slows
IATA report shows FedEx was tops in global freight miles flown, leading Emirates and Qatar airways.

Port of Oakland approves long-term lease for firm that speeds cargo flow
Shippers Transport Express will continue moving loaded import containers off of Oakland's docks through 2032, port officials say.

Port of Savannah moves record number of containers in fiscal year, driven by intermodal growth
Rail cargo expanded at twice the rate of overall container trade, Georgia Ports Authority says.

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