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YRC Worldwide Sheds 180 Management and Other Nonunion Jobs as Quarterly Loss Doubles

Overland Park, Kan.-based YRC Worldwide Inc. said that its financial loss doubled in the first quarter and that it cut 180 management and other nonunion jobs in a streamlining effort to make the trucking business more efficient......»»

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550 Warehouse Workers to Be Laid Off After Midwest Grocer Files for Bankruptcy

After almost 100 years of doing business, Joliet,Ill.-based Central Grocers filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy May 4 and will lay off about 550 employees at the company's Joliet warehouse......»»

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Stoughton Lease to Install SmartTruck"s TopKit on All Rental Trailers

SmartTruck announced its TopKit aerodynamic components will be installed on Stoughton Lease's entire fleet of rental trailers......»»

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JSG Trucking Wins Prestigious California Safety Award

JSG Trucking works hard to keep California's roads safe, and they have the awards to prove it......»»

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Trucking Industry Payrolls Dip by 100 in April

For-hire trucking lost 100 jobs in April, while overall payrolls increased by 211,000, the Labor Department reported May 5......»»

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Firefighting UPS Driver Gets His Reward: Tickets to a Celtics Playoff Game

MANCHESTER, N.H. - A UPS driver who doused a house fire with a garden hose last month was lauded May 2 at the Boston Celtics playoff game, one of the many honors the Manchester resident has recently received......»»

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Big-Ship Era Dawns for East Coast as Record-Setting Ship Transits Panama Canal

The Panama Canal truly entered the big-ship era the week of May 8 when the largest vessel to date - a vessel from Asia that is as long as the Eiffel Tower is high and 158 feet wide - transited the expanded canal en route to the United States......»»

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UPS Contract Plane Crash Lands in West Virginia, Killing Two

Two crew members died when a small cargo plane carrying packages for UPS Inc. crashed after touching down at a West Virginia airport......»»

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Port Tampa Bay Opens Up on Becoming Cuba Ready

TAMPA, Fla. - "Cuba ready" for trade and travel opportunities with the island is how Port Tampa Bay promotes its stance on engaging the former Cold War enemy......»»

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UPS Agrees to Buy Irish Package Carrier as Part of European Expansion

UPS Inc. has agreed to purchase Nightline Logistics Group, a package delivery and logistics firm based in Ireland......»»

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Swift Launches Digital Marketing Strategy for Truck Drivers

Swift Transportation is reaching out to young people with a new digital marketing campaign that promotes the company's unique culture, size and emphasis on people......»»

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Beam Brothers Gives Up Postal Service Contracts

Mail contractor Beam Brothers Trucking agreed to turn over its contracts with the U.S. Postal Service to Eagle Express Lines Inc., while top executives of Beam Brothers prepare to defend themselves against federal charges......»»

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Net Loss for USA Truck Accelerates in First Quarter

The first-quarter net loss for USA Truck more than doubled and revenue fell, but the truckload carrier's new CEO said he intends to return the troubled company to profitability by this year's third quarter......»»

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XPO Turns Last Year"s First-Quarter Loss Into This Year"s Profit

XPO Logistics turned last year's first-quarter net loss into a profit of similar magnitude even though revenue was flat, the company said May 3......»»

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Jobless Claims Declined More Than Forecast Last Week

Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped more than forecast last week, consistent with a robust labor market, a Labor Department report showed May 4......»»

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Productivity Falls by Most in a Year; Labor Costs Climb

U.S. worker productivity declined in the first quarter by the most in a year as growth in the world's largest economy weakened, a Labor Department report showed May 4......»»

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American Consumer Comfort Remains Close to a 15-Year High

Consumer confidence last week held close to the highest level in more than 15 years as Americans felt a little better about their finances and whether it's a good time to spend, Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index data showed May 4......»»

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Trade Gap Narrower Than Forecast as Service Exports Rise

The U.S. trade deficit was narrower than forecast in March as record exports of services partly cushioned a drop in merchandise shipments, Commerce Department data showed May 4......»»

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Factory Orders Rise for Fourth Straight Month

New orders for U.S.-made goods increased for a fourth straight month in March and orders for capital equipment were stronger than previously reported, pointing to a sustained recovery in the manufacturing sector......»»

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World Buying American Diesel as Fast as Refiners Can Make It

The international market has a message for American refiners: Stay calm and keep turning crude into diesel......»»

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