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  • Canada bridge crossing border Sarnia Port Huron Michigan
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    Canadian border agents to decide on new labor deal by July 4

    Starting June 20, union members will vote on a tentative four-year agreement that forestalled a potential strike.

    By June 14, 2024
  • In an aerial view, the Juno Horizon, a Japanese bulk vessel, sails though the cleared Fort McHenry Channel in the Patapsco River on June 11 in Baltimore, Maryland. The federal shipping channel has fully reopened more than two months after the cargo ship Dali hit the Francis Scott Key Bridge, causing it to collapse and cutting off vessel access to the port.
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    Deep Dive // Baltimore bridge collapse

    The Port of Baltimore is reopened from the bridge collapse. How much cargo will return?

    With wreckage from the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse removed, leaders are bullish on the port’s ability to retain customers.

    By June 13, 2024
  • Shipping containers are stacked at the Port of Los Angeles on February 7, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. Explore the Trendline
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    Top 5 stories from Supply Chain Dive

    Here’s how companies are navigating rising costs, prolonged supply shortages and dangerous geopolitical tensions across global supply chain networks.

    By Supply Chain Dive staff
  • A truck hauls a red Textainer shipping container on a blue chassis with Port of Virginia mudflaps on tree-lined Interstate 95 North in Maryland.
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    FMCSA extends Baltimore bridge collapse emergency waivers

    The second, and likely final, extension of electronic logging devices and hours of service rules ends June 22.

    By June 13, 2024
  • Canada border crossing highway sign
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    Border agents reach tentative deal with Canadian government

    The union had threatened to strike on Friday if negotiations continued to stall.

    By June 11, 2024
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    Canadian border agents set Friday strike deadline

    The union has renewed its threats to take job action if no deal is reached this week.

    By June 10, 2024
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    3PL to open Texas transportation center in Q3

    The site will coordinate drayage, intermodal and final-mile services for ITS Logistics’ Fort Worth distribution hub.

    By June 10, 2024
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    Canada border agent strike averted, for now

    The union representing border agents called off job action until further notice as mediated talks will continue until Wednesday.

    By June 7, 2024
  • A tractor-trailer travels in the evening light in Canada.
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    Transfix sells brokerage to NFI, pivots its business

    The digital firm will focus on selling software as a service.

    By June 6, 2024
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    Flexport expands Convoy load board to brokers

    The logistics tech firm says its AI-driven digital platform will lower procurement and load management costs as much as 90%.

    By June 5, 2024
  • Canada border The Ambassador Bridge
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    Canada border disruption? What shippers should know about a possible strike

    If a strike happens, shippers can expect lengthy delays moving freight on trucks between the U.S. and Canada.

    By Updated June 7, 2024
  • The frontal view of three electric trucks.
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    Forum Mobility breaks ground on Port of Long Beach charging station

    The facility will be equipped with 44 dispensers to power trucking fleets, including Amazon's.

    By S.L. Fuller • May 24, 2024
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    Toyota debuts renewable energy system at Port of Long Beach

    The resources generated by the new system will support Toyota Logistics Services’ vehicle-processing and distribution center at the port.

    By S.L. Fuller • May 23, 2024
  • Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg speaks at an April 5 news conference near the site of the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse in Baltimore.
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    How supply chains used FLOW after the Baltimore bridge collapse

    C.H. Robinson, ITS Logistics, Home Depot and IMC Companies shared insights on the federal data-sharing platform designed to improve visibility of disruptions.

    By , , May 15, 2024
  • A large warehouse surrounded by a a parking lot and trucking lot.
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    Walmart streamlines fulfillment with third consolidation center

    The facility places suppliers' less-than-truckload shipments into truckload hauls before sending them off to regional distribution centers.

    By S.L. Fuller • May 13, 2024
  • Amazon is rolling out 50 Volvo heavy-duty VNR Electric trucks in California.
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    Amazon to roll out 50 heavy-duty electric trucks in California

    The Volvo VNR Electric trucks are the company's largest deployment of Class 8 vehicles.

    By May 10, 2024
  • Union Pacific Schneider National intermodal railcars
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    Union Pacific launches premium service between Southern California and Chicago

    The railroad's new domestic intermodal route cuts transit times from five to three days.

    By May 8, 2024
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    Provided by C.H. Robinson Worldwide

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    How CH Robinson is using AI to automate logistics management tasks

    The broker hopes speeding up responses to emailed quote and appointment requests will improve productivity.

    By , May 8, 2024
  • Mexico's presidential candidates stand at podiums during the country's second presidential debate on Sunday, April 28, 2024.
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    How Mexico’s presidential candidates expect to leverage nearshoring

    Modernizing border crossings, improving legal certainty and improving roads and rail networks were among the ideas candidates raised during a presidential debate.

    By May 2, 2024
  • Ryder opens multiclient logistics facility in El Paso, Texas, strategically located along critical U.S.-Mexico trade corridor to support growth in nearshoring and cross-border trade.
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    Ryder opens another facility on the US-Mexico border

    The new warehouse in El Paso, Texas, is a result of growing demand from clients in the region and an expected rise in nearshoring activity.

    By April 30, 2024
  • A Volvo VNR Electric charges at the high-powered chargers available to fleets at TEC Equipment, Fontana.
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    White House earmarks $1.5B in push for freight decarbonization

    Federal funds will support the electrification of ports and electric truck charging infrastructure, among other projects.

    By April 24, 2024
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    How Schneider National tapped into shipper needs post-Baltimore bridge collapse

    Following a wave of freight rerouting requests, a quickly deployed email campaign gave the carrier’s drayage and other logistics services a boost.

    By April 22, 2024
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    Federal FLOW program welcomes more members

    ITS Logistics and RoadEx America joined the Department of Transportation initiative to better share data across supply chains.

    By April 18, 2024
  • Salvage crews continue to remove wreckage from the cargo ship Dali after the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in the Patapsco River.
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    Transportation modes absorb pressures after Baltimore bridge collapse

    Delays, congestion and diversions are occurring, but supply chains are showing their resiliency.

    By April 17, 2024
  • Trucks travel in traffic west bound on I-695 following the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge after the cargo ship Dali crashed into it, March 27, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    Virginia, Pennsylvania join Maryland in relaxing trucking tax rules

    The states and federal government have moved to provide relief after the Francis Scott Key Bridge disaster.

    By Updated April 11, 2024
  • President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the Maryland Transportation Authority Police headquarters, near the site of the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge, on April 05, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    $8M grant will double auto capacity at Port of Baltimore’s only unaffected terminal

    New parking lots at Tradepoint Atlantic will allow Sparrows Point to welcome more ships after the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse, President Joe Biden said.

    By April 8, 2024