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Coalition Urges Donald Trump, Lawmakers to Remember Ports in Infrastructure Debate

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-09 10:45
A coalition of the top three containerports, two private terminal operators and two industry analysts wrote a letter to President Donald Trump and Congress to urge lawmakers not to forget the ocean freight industry during the debate on infrastructure.

Jasper Engines & Transmissions Acquires Independent Distributor

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-09 10:30
Jasper Engines & Transmissions acquired Jasper Engines & Transmissions of Greensboro, N.C., an independent distributor.

Western Express Buys Connecticut Property for $1.7 Million

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-09 10:00
Western Express has paid more than $1.7 million for 12 acres in Plainfield, Conn., to expand its operations.

Weston LaBar Named CEO of Harbor Trucking Association

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-09 09:45
The Harbor Trucking Association has promoted Executive Director Weston LaBar to CEO, offering him a five-year contract to run the trade group that represents the port trucking industry in Southern California.

Truck Makers May Test Radically Different Aero Cab Designs With SuperTruck II

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-09 09:15
Today’s tractors are more efficient due in large part to the aerodynamic concepts and ideas that truck makers were able to test under the Department of Energy’s 21st Century Truck Partnership, also known as SuperTruck.

FleetPride Expands Into Kansas

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-09 08:45
Aftermarket parts distributor FleetPride Inc. acquired Truck Parts & Equipment Inc. from the TP&E Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

Royal Trucking Installs EpicVue TV Package

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-09 08:30
Royal Trucking is installing in its 250 tractors the EpicVue in-cab satellite TV package designed for commercial fleets.

DTNA Adds Features to Repair-Focused Mobile App

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-09 08:30
Daimler Trucks North America announced enhancements to its Express WriteUp app, which allows service advisers at Freightliner and Western Star dealerships to create repair orders with a mobile device.

FedEx Express Opens Mammoth Shanghai Hub, Touts Improved Asia Linkage

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-09 08:00
FedEx on Jan. 8 announced the official opening of a new, 1.4 million square foot Shanghai hub that bolsters access to one of the world’s fastest-growing markets.

Pilot Program of DrayQ App at Washington Ports Scrapped

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-09 07:45
A pilot program of an app called DrayQ at the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, Wash., was unsuccessful and the Northwest Seaport Alliance will scrap the experiment.

Ryder Adds Logistics Center to Serve Eastern Canada

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-09 07:45
Ryder System Inc. announced the opening of Logistics Operating Center in London, Ontario, which will primarily serve the Eastern Canada region.

Tractor Aerodynamics Continue to Improve

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-09 07:45
Comparatively speaking, today’s over-the-road tractors are slick machines.Improved aerodynamics enables them to slide through the air better than any earlier generation while offering the potential for double-digit improvements in fuel efficiency.

Esperan menos empleos en Sonora por factores externos - ELIMPARCIAL.COM

Nogales AZ / Son News - Tue, 2018-01-09 07:40

ELIMPARCIAL.COM

Esperan menos empleos en Sonora por factores externos
ELIMPARCIAL.COM
Un menor dinamismo de la economía nacional y factores como las elecciones de julio de este año, la renegociación del TLC y la caída en la industria automotriz local, impactarán negativamente en la generación de empleos en Sonora. Expertos coincidieron ...

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Economía del País y Sonora dependerá de elecciones: Expertos - ELIMPARCIAL.COM

Nogales AZ / Son News - Tue, 2018-01-09 07:40

Economía del País y Sonora dependerá de elecciones: Expertos
ELIMPARCIAL.COM
Sonora con mayor crecimiento. En el caso de Sonora, aunque el dinamismo de la economía será menor al reportado en 2017, señalaron que sectores como la minería, la agricultura y ganadería, y la industria maquiladora de exportación, reportarán buenas ...

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Esperan menos empleos en Sonora por factores externos - ELIMPARCIAL.COM

Nogales AZ / Son News - Tue, 2018-01-09 07:40

ELIMPARCIAL.COM

Esperan menos empleos en Sonora por factores externos
ELIMPARCIAL.COM
Un menor dinamismo de la economía nacional y factores como las elecciones de julio de este año, la renegociación del TLC y la caída en la industria automotriz local, impactarán negativamente en la generación de empleos en Sonora. Expertos coincidieron ...

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Ag Industry, Ports Adjusting to Fast-Changing Landscape

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-09 07:00
WASHINGTON — The agricultural industry and the ports that serve it are simultaneously working to respond to an evolving business landscape that includes everything from making room at East Coast ports for Neopanamax containerships to serving overseas demand for fresh fish, industry experts said here.

Treinta mil exámenes hizo Fundación Beltrones – Nuevo Día - El Nuevo Día (Mexico)

Nogales AZ / Son News - Tue, 2018-01-09 05:09

El Nuevo Día (Mexico)

Treinta mil exámenes hizo Fundación Beltrones – Nuevo Día
El Nuevo Día (Mexico)
Con más de 30 mil estudios realizados de Papanicolaou y mastografía cerró el 2017 la Fundación “Beatriz Beltrones” en sus tres clínicas de unidades móviles ubicadas en Hermosillo, Obregón y Nogales. Sobre el tema, la Coordinadora Médico de Fundación ...

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Discussions on Highway Trust Fund Fix Ongoing, White House Official Says

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 17:45
WASHINGTON — With President Donald Trump declaring infrastructure funding a legislative priority for the year, coming up with a long-term fix for the Highway Trust Fund remains a matter under discussion between the White House and congressional leaders, a White House official said Jan. 8.

Researchers Tout Benefits of Truck Parking Detection Technology

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 16:00
WASHINGTON — Truck-counting devices are valuable tools in the effort to ensure that carriers have places to park, according to Wei Sun, a researcher at University of Florida’s Transportation Institute.

Diesel Climbs Again, Rises 2.3¢ to $2.996 a Gallon

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-08 15:15
The U.S. average retail price for diesel jumped 2.3 cents to $2.996 cents a gallon, the U.S. Department of Energy reported, while crude hovered near $62 a barrel amid political tensions in Iran and a decline in active U.S. oil wells.