Tagged: Shippers

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Freight Shipments Climbing

Freight shipments climbing with a sequential uptick in trucking shipments during the 2Q. Freight payments data released in late July showed a sequential uptick in trucking shipments during the second quarter, reversing the declining trend…

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Amazon Wants More Tractor-Trailers

Amazon is planning to launch an “Amazon Freight Partners” program to help train delivery upstarts that would, in turn, join Amazon’s fleet of exclusive delivery partners, per a new report from The Information. The e-commerce…

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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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ATA Sues Over Chassis Use

The U.S. Federeal Maritime Commission (FMC) has assigned to its Office of Administrative Law Judges (ALJ) a complaint from the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Intermodal Motor Carriers Conference (IMCC) alleging massive overcharges for container chassis use in recent years. FMC received the complaint from the association on Aug. 17.

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Amazon Rolls Out Freight Brokerage

Amazon last month rolled out its freight brokerage operation nationwide, a strategic move that not only brings the company into competition with other large digital brokerages like Uber Freight and Convoy, but also is intended…

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