Logistics
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

JaxPort Names Eric Green CEO

JaxPort

Eric Green walked miles of hallways in Washington and Tallahassee to win support for deepening Jacksonville’s harbor.

David Bauerlein | The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, Fla.)
October 12, 2017
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

GSA’s Border Facility Renovations Projected to Thin Congestion at Crossings

Otay Mesa Port Otay Mesa Port (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The General Services Administration is conducting a series of border facility renovations and overseeing related interstate closures at land ports of entry across the U.S.-Mexico border.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 11, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

Port Manatee Enjoys Record-Breaking Year for Volume, Cargo Tons

Port Manatee

Port Manatee set records for container volume and cargo tons moved during its recently completed fiscal year, besting marks set in 2010 for both categories.

Mike Garbett | The Bradenton (Fla.) Herald
October 11, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

XPO Logistics Named Forbes Growth Champion as Revenue Rockets to $14.6 Billion

New York Stock Exchange

Greenwich, Conn.-based transportation and delivery services company XPO Logistics was the top performing U.S. company on Forbes’ list of Growth Champions, released Oct. 10.

Rebecca Lurye | The Hartford (Conn.) Courant
October 11, 2017
Government, Logistics

Trump’s ‘Poison Pill’ NAFTA Proposals Threaten to Derail Talks

Olivier Douliery/ Abaca Press/TNS

NAFTA talks have resumed with the U.S. administration looking increasingly isolated in its proposals to change the trade pact, as key figures raised the prospect of a collapse in negotiations.

Josh Wingrove and Eric Martin | Bloomberg News
October 11, 2017
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Logistics Revenues Due to Go Up in Quarterly Reports, but Margins Still Drag Down Profits

XPO Logistics

Third-party logistics firms capitalized on stronger demand to transport freight this summer but spent more to purchase trucks, resulting in what Wall Street analysts predict will be a mixed-earnings season.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 11, 2017
Business, Logistics

New Report Projects $1.1 Trillion Market for Global Logistics Services in 2022

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Global spending on third-party logistics services is projected to top $1.1 trillion in 2022 from $802 billion in 2016, according to new estimates by Armstrong & Associates Inc.

Daniel P. Bearth | Transport Topics Senior Features Writer
October 11, 2017
Government, Technology, Logistics, TCA

High-Tech Sensors Will Alert Truckers of Open Spaces at Florida Rest Stop

Beth Oliver/Flickr

Keith Mullin felt lucky he found a space to park his truck Oct. 6 at an Interstate 4 rest area in Longwood, Fla., after a 20-hour trip from central Wisconsin.

Martin E. Comas | Orlando Sentinel
October 10, 2017
Business, Logistics

FBI Group Acquires Third Canadian Freight Brokerage Firm

The FBI Group

Freight Brokers International Corp., a freight brokerage firm in Vaughan, Ontario, that goes by the name The FBI Group, has agreed to acquire another brokerage firm, Consolidated Carriers, based in Markham, Ontario.

Transport Topics
October 10, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

UPS Starting Negotiations on Massive Teamsters Contracts

Chuck Kennedy/KRT

UPS says it has started contract talks with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters on new collective bargaining agreements covering 250,000 workers.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 10, 2017

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