Logistics
Business, Logistics, TCA

ABF Freight, Teamsters Set Negotiation Date

TT File Photo

ABF Freight, the less-than-truckload carrier operated by ArcBest, announced that ABF and the Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee have agreed to exchange initial proposals on Dec. 18 and 19, and begin negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement the week of Jan. 7.

Times Record | (Fort Smith, Ark.)
November 14, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

Tampa International Airport's Cargo Volume Jumps, With More on the Way

Peter Muhly/ Bloomberg News

Over the last couple of years, the story of the double-digit growth of Florida's Tampa International Airport’s cargo business has been a story about Amazon.com.

Richard Danielson | Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
November 13, 2017
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, TCA

Trade Expert: Mexican Truck Ban Wouldn’t Have Much Impact

David Maung/Bloomberg News

A possible ban on long haul trucks from Mexico under a renegotiated North American Free Trade agreement won’t have much impact, according to a trade expert in New Mexico

Angela Kocherga | Albuquerque (N.M.) Journal
November 13, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

China’s Biggest Uber-for-Trucks Apps in Talks to Merge

Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News

Wang Gang, a backer of Yunmanman and an angel investor in ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, is the top candidate to become CEO if the companies merge, officials said, asking not to be identified because the information is private.

Lulu Yilun Chen | Bloomberg News
November 13, 2017
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Three East Coast Ports Handle Record Cargo Volumes in October

Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal by Georgia Ports via YouTube

Three major East Coast ports shattered records for container volume in October, another sign that 2017 has been a strong year in the ocean freight industry.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
November 13, 2017
Business, Logistics

Dachser USA Expands Dallas Office to Enhance Access to Asian Markets

Dachser USA Dachser USA Air & Sea Logistics

Dachser USA Air & Sea Logistics has relocated and expanded its Dallas office in response to increased demand for access to Asian markets.

Transport Topics
November 13, 2017
Business, Logistics

Hershey Taps XPO to Serve Pennsylvania Distribution Center

XPO Truck XPO Logistics

Hershey Co. will change third-party logistics providers at its distribution center in Derry Township, Pa., ending its relationship with DHL Supply Chain and switching to XPO Logistics Inc.

Transport Topics
November 13, 2017
Business, Logistics

J.B. Hunt Opens Logistics Sales Offices in Alabama, Texas

J.B. Hunt headquarters J.B. Hunt Transport Service Inc. via YouTube

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has opened sales offices in Mobile, Ala., and Texarkana, Texas, which will house staff working in the Integrated Capacity Solutions division.

Transport Topics
November 13, 2017
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Old Dominion Freight Line Opens 20th Texas Location

Old Dominion Freight Line trucks Old Dominion Freight Line via YouTube

Old Dominion Freight Line cut the ribbon on a service center in Garland, Texas, the 228th location in North America and 20th in the Lone Star State.

Transport Topics
November 13, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics

US Proposes Freezing Mexican Trucks Out of New NAFTA

Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News

The U.S. has proposed another difficult change to the North American Free Trade Agreement that could eventually prevent long-haul Mexican truckers from operating in the country, according to people familiar with the discussions.

Greg Quinn Josh Wingrove and Eric Martin | Bloomberg News
November 9, 2017

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