In need of potential drivers, employers such as CRST International and Don Hummer Trucking supply Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with equipment and often send recruiters to the course’s later sessions in search of prospective employees.
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Penske Truck Leasing opened a new location in Windsor, Ontario, that is less than five minutes from the Ambassador Bridge to Detroit and offers full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental and contract truck fleet maintenance services, the company said.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is accelerating construction on New York bridges and tunnels so the work is complete before Amtrak begins emergency repairs at Pennsylvania Station in July.
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Mentor, a Siemens business, has announced that Navistar Inc. is delivering “significantly improved service” to its customers using technology from the Capital software suite. Navistar’s commercial vehicles include both heavy trucks and buses.
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The Port of Anchorage is among the major infrastructure projects in need of federal assistance that Alaska Gov. Bill Walker (I) highlighted in a recent memo to the Trump administration.
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The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 4 cents to $2.524 a gallon, while crude oil prices remained below $47 a barrel.
In 2014, railcar space was prime real estate that was high in demand. A conglomerate of factors had come together to bottleneck North Dakota rail shipments.
Received a large package from Amazon recently? A television or a toaster oven, perhaps? There's a chance it stopped in Romeoville, Ill., on its way to your front door.
The environmental review process for construction projects would be streamlined under a long-term infrastructure proposal President Trump touted at the U.S. Department of Transportation on June 9.
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Philly Shipyard announced June 8 that it will build up to four new containerships and is in “advanced discussions” to create a new cargo shipping line to provide transpacific service between the West Coast and Hawaii.
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Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. is planning to build an 855,000-square-foot fulfillment center on the former Pratt & Whitney site in North Haven, Conn., Gov. Dannel Malloy announced June 8. The move is expected to add 1,800 jobs.
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A unique ranking of the third-party logistics companies in North America includes listings of the largest freight brokerage firms, freight forwarders, warehouse operators and dedicated contract carriage service providers.
A strategic plan unveiled late last month provides the framework for creation of an integrated system transporting goods in a four-county region in Florida, including Gulf.
Orders for Class 8 vehicles in May cleared 16,000 to improve 18% year-over-year amid expectations that demand will continue at replacement level, or slightly higher, analysts said.
With support from Congress, critical freight routes and structurally deficient bridges would be repaired and modernized under the Trump administration’s $1 trillion, 10-year infrastructure funding plan, the president and his lead transportation adviser argued last week.
Import volume at the Port of Oakland, Calif., has reached a two-year high, which officials say is a good sign as the port heads into the busy summer-fall shipping season.
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Rivers transport dirt that is deposited as silt and, eventually, after millions of years and many tons of pressure, it becomes rock. It’s a very slow process, but geologists think it’s beautiful and worthy of study.
Operating a warehouse requires management of forklifts, shelving and pallets to make work more efficient and help reduce wait times for truck drivers.
A visit to trucking firm Titanium Transportation helps explain why BlackBerry's stock is once again a darling in Canadian markets, having soared 70% in two months.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on June 9 announced two proposed rules, one that would allow states to issue a commercial learner permit for up to one year, and the other a waiver that would help ease the transition for members of the military to become commercial truck and bus drivers.