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For the commercial transportation business, moving things from point A to point B is job one. This coverage explores all of those movements at a global level and focuses on everything from global trade, ocean shipping, and port activity to intermodal business, rail operations and the greater supply chain.

Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, TCA

Twin California Ports Introduce Zero-Emission Locomotive

Weeks after the California Air Resources Board approved a rule to limit rail pollution, the Pacific Harbor Line on May 4 unveiled one of the nation’s most advanced zero-emission locomotives.

Donna Littlejohn | Los Angeles Daily News
May 5, 2023

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Business, Logistics, Top 100

Werner Reports Lower Q1 Earnings on Higher Revenue

Werner Enterprises’ revenue increased but earnings declined during the first quarter of 2023, the company reported May 3.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 4, 2023
Business, Logistics, Global Freight

Maersk Profits Slip in Q1, Forecasts Weak 2023

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, a bellwether for global trade, signaled weaker results for the rest of 2023 after reporting first-quarter operating profit that tumbled by more than half.

Christian Wienberg | Bloomberg News
May 4, 2023
Government, Logistics, For-Hire

Yellow Reports Q1 Loss

Less-than-truckload carrier Yellow Corp. announced first-quarter earnings May 3 that missed Wall Street revenue and income expectations.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
May 4, 2023
Business, Logistics, Top 100

XPO Reports $1.9 Billion Revenue for Q1

XPO Inc. experienced an increase in revenue despite a challenging freight environment during the first quarter of 2023, the company reported May 4. 

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 4, 2023
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Shipping Lobby Group Advises Caution on Climate Targets

An influential shipping industry group has quietly warned shippers to think carefully before they sign up for a new plan to reduce their contribution to climate change.

Ed Davey | Associated Press
May 4, 2023
Business, Logistics, Top 100

RXO Reports $1 Billion Revenue for First Full Quarter

RXO on May 3 reported revenue exceeding $1 billion in its first full quarter as an independent company. The Charlotte, N.C.-based business formerly operated within XPO.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 3, 2023
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire

Ryder Introduces Electric Vehicle Service

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Ryder System Inc. has introduced an electric vehicle program that includes advisers, electric vehicle leasing, vehicle charging, telematics and maintenance services.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
May 2, 2023
Government, Business, Logistics

FMC Commissioner Calls for Transparency in Shipping Industry

Federal Maritime Commissioner Carl Bentzel believes that the port bottlenecks that occurred during the peak of the coronavirus pandemic must be avoided during future emergencies.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
May 2, 2023
Business, Logistics

Japan Airlines to Debut Its First Freighter Planes in 13 Years

Japan Airlines Co. will introduce three new cargo planes for the first time in more than a decade, seeking to diversify revenue by tapping into global and local consumer demand.

Supriya Singh | Bloomberg News
May 2, 2023