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Dillon Transport Inc Truck, Dillon Transport closes its doors in early September 0

Dillon Transport Closes Its Doors

Dillon Transport closes its doors in early September, according to sources at the company. Founded 41 years ago in Burr Ridge, Ill., the family-owned dry and liquid-bulk trucking company had 342 drivers and 323 power units…

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Uber Freight Acquiring Transplace

Uber Freight announced last month it is acquiring Transplace for about $2.25 billion, saying the move will create one of the leading logistics technology platforms, with one of the largest and most comprehensive managed transportation…

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Adaptability Now Crucial For Truckers

Continuing economic recovery, inventory replenishment, and e-commerce growth will “clash with capacity constraints to keep rates high this year,’’ according to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) 32th annual State of Logistics Report.

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New Chief at FedEx

John A. Smith, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Freight, will be named president and chief executive of FedEx Ground on June 1. Smith succeeds Henry Maier, who will remain at FedEx as an…

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JB Hunt Acquired Mass Movement

J.B. Hunt is further expanding its final-mile business with the purchase of Mass Movement, which specializes in logistics and delivery for the commercial fitness industry. “Mass Movement presents an opportunity to expand our expertise in…

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TLSS Plans to Buy Cougar Express

Transportation and Logistics Systems (TLSS), said it plans to acquire logistics provider Cougar Express. Cougar Express provides pickup, delivery and warehouse services through its facility in Valley Stream, N.Y. The company offers one to four-person…

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Convoy Names New COO

Mark Okerstrom, previously chief executive officer of Expedia Group, has been named chief operating officer of Convoy, company officials announced recently. Based in Crossett, Ark., Covoy is a transportation logistics company. “Shortly after meeting Mark…

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Union Pacific Shuttering Cold Connect

Customers were notified May 8 that Union Pacific (UP) was ceasing operations of its multimodal service Cold Connect, which offered end-to-end transportation service for refrigerated loads. UP spokeswoman Kristen South confirmed the closure, citing sluggish…

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