Thursday, November 23, 2017
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Coast Guard rejects bid for Detroit bridge project

Coast Guard rejects bid for Detroit bridge project

DETROIT — The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday rejected an application from the owners of the Ambassador Bridge to build a second span across the Detroit River to Canada, a major setback to the private company’s contentious quest to construct a twin for the international bridge.

Postal Service’s emerging model: Never on Saturday

Postal Service’s emerging model: Never on Saturday

WASHINGTON — The post office is renewing its effort to drop Saturday delivery — and plans a rate increase — in an effort to fend off a projected $7 billion loss this year

FleetPride opens Bossier City, Louisiana location

FleetPride opens Bossier City, Louisiana location

THE WOODLANDS, Texas — FleetPride Inc., the nation’s largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, has opened a new location in Bossier City, La., the company said Tuesday. The Bossier City branch is located along the east bank of the Red River across from Shreveport in northwest Louisiana. This new branch extends FleetPride’s reach into northwest Louisiana.

Duncan named to J.B. Hunt board

Duncan named to J.B. Hunt board

LOWELL, Ark. — J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has increased the number of seats on its Board of Directors and elected Douglas G. Duncan to fill the vacancy created by the addition, the company said Monday.

YRC lays off 200 in midst of restructuring

YRC lays off 200 in midst of restructuring

YRC has laid off at least 200 people in February from its Overland Park headquarters location and a campus in Akron, Ohio, Reuters news service reported.

Rail freight volume off last of February

Rail freight volume off last of February

WASHINGTON — Freight traffic on U.S. railroads was down slightly near the end of February in comparison with last year, primarily because of a sharp drop in coal loadings, the Association of American Railroads reported.

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