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Warehouse Demand At Record Level

Warehouse demand at record levels. Driven by rising e-commerce demand and related one and two-day shipping demands, the need for new warehouses has never been higher. Real estate services firm JLL published a survey…

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XPO Increasing Capacity

XPO Logistics, a provider of freight transportation services, has opened two less-than-truckload (LTL) terminals to increase customer service capacity in its North American network. In addition, the company increased production capacity at its trailer manufacturing…

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United Road Expands Driver Pay

Transport logistics provider United Road has expanded its guaranteed pay benefit to all company drivers so that first year, tenured and rehired drivers can all expect a level of financial assurance and can count on…

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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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