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  • Airplane mechanics, UPS reach deal

    By Chris Dupin / www.americanshipper.com / August 14th, 2018 Teamsters says tentative contract will raise pay 30 percent above current levels. Teamster Local 2727 said it has reached a tentative agree...

  • Rising rates give carriers needed relief

    By Ben Meyer / www.americanshipper.com / August 13th, 2018 Both of the primary indices show spot container freight rates are up from last year. Container freight rates showed continuing strength last ...

  • FedEx to hike delivery surcharges on some larger, heavier shipments

    By DC Velocity Staff / www.dcvelocity.com / August 3rd, 2018 `Additional handling' charge to jump on packages weighing more than 70 pounds; company will not apply peak surcharges except on certain shi...

  • Severe Weather in Louisville, KY, May Cause Delays

    Source: UPS / www.ups.com / July 31st, 2018 Weather conditions in Louisville, Kentucky, caused a disruption to operations at the UPS Worldport hub in the United States. As a result, some shipments may...

  • NAFTA deal in principle by September possible

    By Brian Bradley / www.americanshipper.com / July 27th, 2018 U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says concluding the renegotiation by the end of August would allow NAFTA 2.0 to be in place bef...

  • Schneider Logistics Names PITT OHIO Regional Carrier of the Year

    By PITT OHIO / www.supplychain247.com / July 25th, 2018 PITT OHIO, a leader in regional and national logistics services, has been named the 2017 Regional LTL Carrier of the Year by Schneider Logistics...

  • US GDP Q2 Growth Highest in Almost 4 Years

    By Joana Taborda / www.supplychain247.com / July 27th, 2018 The US economy advanced an annualized 4.1 percent on quarter in the second quarter of 2018, well above an upwardly revised 2.2 percent expan...

  • How to avoid a DIM future

    By David Maloney www.dcvelocity.com / July 26th, 2018 Don't panic. Parcel dim weight pricing is coming, but there are things you can do to skirt parcel Armageddon. Parcel shippers may be in for a shoc...

  • CSX Announces Record Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results

    By 24/7 Staff / www.supplychain247.com / July 18th, 2018 CSX rises after stunning Wall Street with rail-efficiency gains including second-quarter operating ratio setting a U.S. record as costs fall an...

  • FedEx Service Alert - Web Services Interruption

    Source: FedEx / www.fedex.com / July 19th, 2018 Please be advised of the following important service updates from FedEx. Customers using FedEx Web Services will be unable to process certain transactio...