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As supply chain woes continue to affect the commercial transportation industry, Sen. Amy Klobuchar called on colleagues to pass legislation meant to facilitate the movement of freight at the nation’s ports.
A gauge of logistics stress in the U.S. economy eased in April as freight transportation cooled, a sign that the broader economy is downshifting to a speed that remains expansionary.
The Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association is raising alarm about the possible costs to motor carriers of a tolling proposal from the state’s Department of Transportation to pay for upgrades to as many as nine highway bridges.
The new Joint Office of Energy and Transportation has helped 44 states in the past two months with technical assistance as part of the White House’s $7.5 billion deployment to build a national electric vehicle charging network.
The overall life cycle of Class 8 zero-emission trucks would result in a net decrease in carbon dioxide emissions of just 30% compared with internal combustion engines despite the trucks having no direct tailpipe emissions, according to a just-released study by the American Transportation Research Institute.
A coalition of trucking advocacy groups, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and employment website Indeed teamed up beginning May 2 to offer 500 full scholarships to members of the military and their spouses interested in obtaining a commercial driver license.
U.S. job openings and the number of Americans who quit their jobs in March rose to record highs, indicating that employers continue to struggle to retain and hire workers.
Stellantis NV will acquire the Share Now car-sharing venture formed by BMW AG and Mercedes-Benz AG, the latest shakeup in the industry as automakers struggle to make mobility services profitable.
Electric-pickup maker Rivian Automotive Inc. will receive $1.5 billion in state and local incentives to build a massive plant near Atlanta, bolstering the company’s production efforts despite local resistance to the project.
The national average price of diesel skyrocketed 34.9 cents to set an all-time record of $5.509 a gallon, according to Energy Information Administration data released May 2.
A group of senators recently asked the U.S. Department of Transportation for an update on efforts to regulate key aspects of autonomous vehicles.
Quantum computing might be a new frontier in easing logistics management.
The Biden administration will spend more than $3 billion to support the domestic manufacturing of advanced batteries used in electric vehicles and energy storage, officials said May 2.
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Truck dealership Rush Enterprises Inc. reported net income more than doubled in the first quarter as revenue rose 27% compared with a year earlier.
A federal labor board on May 2 will count ballots cast by warehouse workers in a second Amazon union election on Staten Island.
Saia Inc. experienced a 112% year-over-year increase in total earnings for the first quarter, the company reported May 2.
A new wave of oil platforms is sweeping into the U.S. Gulf of Mexico as crude prices are riding historic levels and demand for barrels is higher than ever.
Amazon.com Inc. will close six Whole Foods Market locations in four states, almost two months after shutting dozens of bookstores and gift shops around the country.
Synergy Freight Solutions merged with Knichel Logistics Inc. to become Knichel Logistics–Detroit Branch, the companies announced April 25.