Teamsters taking more hardline approach toward LTL trucking employers
The Teamsters union promises a tougher approach in contract talks with ABF Freight and TForce Freight, and is opposing major network changes proposed by Yellow, its largest freight employer.
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- Canadian National to boost transloading with new Calgary facility
- US outlook for second-half rebound of Asia imports darkens
- New House shipping bill garners support from stakeholders
- Ocean carriers, marine terminals warn Congress on regulatory overreach
ILWU Canada triggers federal intervention in contract talks with employers
ILWU Canada is seeking significant wage increases, while automation of cargo-handling equipment, a source of tension in past contract negotiations, will likely once again be a prominent issue.
Knight-Swift to buy truckload carrier U.S. Xpress for $808 million
Knight-Swift, the largest US truckload provider, will substantially expand its reach and scalability for shippers with the purchase of U.S. Xpress, the country’s ninth-largest truckload carrier.
US imports from Asia hit three-year low in February: data
February marked the sixth consecutive month of year-over-year declines in Asian imports, but those declines are being compared with the record or near-record import volumes that were posted in late 2021 and early 2022.
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