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UPS & TFI sign $800 million deal

UPS is selling its UPS Freight less-than-truckload (LTL) division to TFI International Inc. for $800 million. The decision to sell UPS Freight aligns with the company’s “better not bigger” strategic positioning, according to a UPS…

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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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Congress Offers Infrastructure Bill

House Democrats rolled out a $500 billion draft transportation infrastructure bill on June 3 that includes significant investments in the country’s aging roads and bridges, along with a call to strengthen rear under-ride guard standards…

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House Amends Axle Tolerance Rule

The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee voted in June to include an amendment in the Invest in America Act that provides a 10-percent axle tolerance for tank trucks transporting dry bulk loads. The amendment…

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Food Transportation Still Evolving

The threat of spoilage and waste are sizable economic concerns for food distributors. Food that arrives at its destination unsafe for human consumption represents lost sales and wasted resources. One of the most important (and…

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