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For the commercial transportation business, moving things from point A to point B is job one. This coverage explores all of those movements at a global level and focuses on everything from global trade, ocean shipping, and port activity to intermodal business, rail operations and the greater supply chain.

Business, Logistics, For-Hire, TCA

UPS, Teamsters Poised for Massive Contract Talks

High-stakes negotiations could start April 17 between the Teamsters and package delivery giant UPS that could have far-reaching reverberations.

Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 14, 2023

Infographic: Ryder’s Foundation for a Successful Freight Brokerage

Globally, supply chains are facing unprecedented levels of disruption. As a result, shippers and carriers are challenged more than ever to keep goods moving while remaining profitable. While most brokerages point to technology as the key to achieving success, today’s setbacks have proven that technology alone isn’t enough.

Business, Equipment, Logistics

Boeing’s Parts Issue Stifles 737 Max Deliveries

Boeing Co. is pausing deliveries of some 737 Max jets to address a production issue on the rear end of some aircraft.  

Julie Johnson | Bloomberg News
April 14, 2023
Business, Logistics

Port of L.A.’s Seroka: No Contingency Plans for Strike

Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka said April 12 that there are no contingency plans if labor negotiations turn into a work stoppage or strike.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 13, 2023
Business, Logistics

Brookfield Infrastructure to Buy Triton in $4.7 Billion Deal

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners agreed to buy Triton International, the world’s largest owner of intermodal shipping containers, for $4.7 billion.

April 12, 2023
Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics

House Lawmakers’ Bill Targets Shipping Operations

Enhancements to the connectivity and security of the nation’s supply chain are proposed in legislation recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
April 12, 2023
Government, Logistics, TCA

Get Ready to Pay More for a Stamp in July

The U.S. Postal Service is set to raise the cost of a first-class stamp from 63 cents to 66 cents, effective July 9.

David Matthews | New York Daily News
April 12, 2023
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Boeing Overtakes Airbus in Plane Deliveries

Boeing Co. delivered more jets in a single quarter than its archrival Airbus SE for the first time since mid-2018.

Julie Johnson | Bloomberg News
April 11, 2023
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Laredo Regains Status as No. 1 US Port for February

The Port of Laredo, Texas, just went from the No. 1 inland port in the U.S. to the country’s No. 1 international trade port overall, beating large cities like Chicago and Los Angeles.

Jorge A. Vela | Laredo (Texas) Morning Times
April 10, 2023
Business, Equipment, Logistics, TCA

Ex-FedEx Cargo Jet to Get New Life as Airbnb

A former FedEx cargo jet embarked on a final journey April 6 — not in the air but instead carefully hauled on an Alaskan highway at 20 mph from Anchorage’s Merrill Field airport to Big Lake.

Tess Williams | Anchorage Daily News
April 10, 2023
Government, Business, Logistics

Changes Possible at Four US-Canada Vehicle Crossings

With U.S.-Canada border traffic volumes lower than before the pandemic at three entry ports in North Dakota and one in Idaho, federal officials have temporarily extended operating hours.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
April 10, 2023