Werner Enterprises, a transportation and logistics provider, has extended its Werner Final Mile delivery program for furniture, store fixtures and other large or heavy items throughout Canada.
XPO Logistics Inc. will acquire Con-way Inc. in a $3 billion deal that gives the supply chain solutions firm an entree into the U.S. trucking business. The deal is expected to close in October and Con-way's operations, which include Con-way Freight, Menlo Logistics, Con-way Truckload and Con-way Multimodal, will be rebranded as XPO Logistics.
UPS will acquire Coyote Logistics, a truckload freight brokerage company, for $1.8 billion. “The brokered full-truckload freight segment is a high growth market and we expect it will continue to outpace other transportation segments,” said David Abney, UPS CEO. UPS has been using Coyote for holiday season peak shipping,
Port truck drivers struck four major drayage firms serving the nation's largest port complex at the twin ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach, site of a crippling slowdown in early 2015.
On Monday, April 27, 2015, port truck drivers serving the nation's largest port complex began a strike of four major drayage firms serving the twin ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach, where a crippling slowdown in early 2015 sent shock waves through the U.S. economy.
West Coast ports were closed two weekends in a row in a management lockout following months of negotiating over a union contract with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union. Furniture makers like Flexsteel say it is affecting business.
PMA Makes 'All-in' Offer to ILWU as Contract Talks Lag ILWU’s Choice: Continued Slowdowns, or Gold - Standard Wages & Benefits