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  • A gate camera view of Everport Terminal Services at the Port of Oakland, captured June 6 at 4:23 pm.
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    Retrieved from Everport Terminal Services on June 06, 2023
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    Port of Oakland shuts down after longshore worker passes

    After the incident, several terminals alerted trucking companies they would be closed for the day.

    By June 6, 2023
  • A photo shows the interior and exterior of Estes Express Lines' new LTL terminal in Banning, California.
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    Courtesy of Estes Express Lines
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    Estes opens 133-door terminal in Southern California

    The facility will be one of the carrier’s first sites to exclusively use electric forklifts.

    By June 6, 2023
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    Courtesy of Navistar
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    Trendline

    The Trucking Outlook for 2023

    Driver shortages, M&A and the need to replace aging fleets are among the topics that are top of mind for trucking executives.

    By Transport Dive staff
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    Provided by C.H. Robinson

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    CH Robinson selects Ford executive as its new CEO

    Dave Bozeman is expected to take over leadership at the brokerage June 26.

    By June 6, 2023
  • A Yellow Corp. truck on the road.
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    Courtesy of Yellow
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    Yellow CEO cannot serve on some board committees, bylaw update says

    Proxy advisory giant Institutional Shareholder Services urged investors to vote against Darren Hawkins' ex-officio nomination to three panels, according to a filing Friday.

    By June 6, 2023
  • Two Locomation trucks travel across a bridge in Pittsburgh.
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    Courtesy of Locomation
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    The risks and rewards of AV investment by trucking firms

    Success could radically transform an industry, but multiple self-driving tech companies have had to sell assets and drastically cut staff.

    By June 5, 2023
  • Tractor-trailers at a rest stop in Texas.
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    THEPALMER via Getty Images
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    Long-distance trucking jobs to shrink by 50K this year: ACT

    "We're taking out capacity at a rate we've never seen before," said ACT Research VP Tim Denoyer.

    By June 2, 2023
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    Provided by J.B. Hunt

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    J.B. Hunt awards $1.2M in driving safety bonuses

    The Arkansas-based carrier honored 84 drivers for reaching million miles without an incident in 2022.

    By June 2, 2023
  • Trucks sat on the street for more than 48 hours during a snowstorm, leaving snow banks that prevented customers from parking, co-owner Jill Pavlak said.
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    Permission granted by Jill Pavlak
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    St. Paul, Minnesota bans truck parking on city streets

    The ordinance followed complaints about commercial vehicles crowding roads and blocking a brewery.

    By June 1, 2023
  • A Cummins engine on display
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    The image by Tino Rossini is licensed under CC BY 2.0
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    Cummins to acquire 2 commercial vehicle manufacturing plants

    The purchase of the sites from global auto supplier Faurecia will help Cummins secure key supplies long-term and advance efforts for net-zero emissions.

    By June 1, 2023
  • DHL delivery vehicles sit on either side of a long conveyor belt which transports packages down the line.
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    Kelly Stroh/Transport Dive
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    How a DHL center in Seattle moves 4,000 packages daily

    A team of 78 at the facility ensures electronics, fashion merchandise and more get delivered in the Emerald City.

    By Kelly Stroh • May 31, 2023
  • A tractor-trailer for Landstar System on I-95 in Virginia.
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    David Taube / Transport Dive/Transport Dive
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    Why are smaller fleets struggling? Major carriers weigh in

    A nosedive in spot rates and increases in labor and maintenance costs are causing capacity attrition, fleet executives said.

    By May 31, 2023
  • Geodis Southern Companies
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    Geodis buys Southern Companies, bolstering drayage services

    The transport and logistics company says the addition gives it access to seven ports in the southern U.S.

    By May 31, 2023
  • An E.W. Wylie flatbed truck carrying construction equipment.
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    Permission granted by Daseke
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    Daseke lowers full-year earnings guidance by up to $25M

    Executives expect the weak freight market to persist through the remainder of the year.

    By May 30, 2023
  • U.S. Xpress Enterprises tractor-trailer on I-95 in Virginia in May 2023.
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    David Taube/Transport Dive
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    US Xpress shareholder sues to temporarily halt merger

    A legal complaint seeks to postpone a June 29 vote until more financial information is provided.    

    By May 30, 2023
  • Kratos to deploy more autonomous platooning trucks in Midwest

    Platooning technology is allowing lower-cost entry to the autonomous space, rather than focusing solely on “customers who can afford to buy new trucks,” the defense and tech company says.

    By May 26, 2023
  • International Brotherhood of Teamsters and ABF Freight negotiators bargain over a new contract for the company's 8,000 unionized workers.
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    Retrieved from International Brotherhood of Teamsters on May 25, 2023
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    Teamsters members authorize strike at ABF Freight

    More than 97% of the carrier's 8,000 unionized employees voted to strike if the union deems necessary.

    By May 25, 2023
  • A mockup of the new Ryder headquarters, showing how the building will feature the company's name and logo.
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    Courtesy of Business Wire / Ryder
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    Ryder secures new headquarters amid increased remote work shift

    The relocation will keep the company’s roots in South Florida after it sought a smaller footprint.

    By May 25, 2023
  • Saia truck
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    Photo provided by Saia. 

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    Saia opens LTL terminal in Indiana

    The carrier's new Muncie terminal is expected to allow it to provide faster service by being closer to customers in a growing market.

    By May 25, 2023
  • Schneider National intermodal rail yard
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    Provided by Schneider National 

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    Schneider National CFO to retire

    Stephen Bruffett will remain in the role as the company searches for his successor.

    By May 24, 2023
  • An aerial shot of ContainerPort Group's new 8-acre terminal in North Charleston, South Carolina.
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    ContainerPort Group moves to 8-acre terminal in South Carolina

    The North Charleston site will help the drayage and logistics provider grow its dedicated services business, which launched last fall.

    By May 23, 2023
  • Taylor Transportation R&R Express
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    R&R Express acquires Taylor Transportation

    The Pittsburgh-based LTL and brokerage says its latest purchase bolsters its maintenance network to support national expansion efforts. 

    By May 23, 2023
  • Sysco truck
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    Sysco touts improved retention rate as it keeps eyes on growth

    The food distributor's Q3 sales were up nearly 12% YoY amidst a targeted push to keep employees.

    By May 22, 2023
  • US Xpress CEO and President Eric Fuller
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    Retrieved from US Xpress on May 18, 2023
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    US Xpress’ Eric Fuller to take job at business accelerator

    With the new position, the seasoned trucking executive will focus his efforts on recruiting and mentoring entrepreneurs on a national scale.  

    By May 22, 2023
  • A Werner trailer is hauled on an interestate.
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    David Taube/Transport Dive
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    Werner loses appeal in Texas crash involving around $100M in liability

    A final judgment of $92 million against the carrier, plus interest, is being covered mostly by insurance, according to a quarterly filing.

    By May 22, 2023
  • An Old Dominion Freight Line truck pulls two trailers
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    Courtesy of Old Dominion Freight Line
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    Old Dominion promotes CFO to EVP

    The carrier's elevation of Adam Satterfield will take place amid a flurry of other C-suite changes.

    By May 19, 2023