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JB Reed/Bloomberg News
9/17/2014 11:20:00 AM
FedEx Corp. reported its fiscal first-quarter net income rose 24% to $606 million, or $2.10 per share, from $489 million, or $1.53, a year ago.

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Ken James/Bloomberg News
9/16/2014 4:30:00 PM
UPS Inc. said it plans to hire as many as 95,000 seasonal workers, an increase of nearly 75%, to handle increased peak season holiday shipments.

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Con-way Workers Back Union at Texas LTL Terminal
9/15/2014 2:30:00 PM
Drivers and dock workers at Con-way Freight’s Laredo, Texas, terminal have become the first workers at the less-than-truckload carrier to become union members.

Hub Group Announces Plan to Classify Calif. Drayage Drivers as Employees
9/15/2014 3:15:00 AM 
Hub Group Inc. said it has decided to voluntarily categorize drayage drivers in California as employees, taking a different stance from other fleets around the country that continue to insist that intermodal truckers are contractors.

Study Says Fleets Reap More Savings With Investment in Fuel Technologies
9/15/2014 1:45:00 AM 
Ten large trucking fleets reduced their annual fuel costs by $7,200 per truck by instituting an array of technologies and practices to increase efficiency, according to an annual industry survey.

Truckers Face Lengthy Detours After Floods Close Stretch of I-15
9/15/2014 1:10:00 AM 
Nearly 50 miles of Interstate 15, a critical western freight artery, was closed last week after floods severely damaged the highway north of Las Vegas, forcing thousands of truckers to take costly detours from Southern California to Montana.

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Covenant Forecasts Higher 3Q Earnings
9/12/2014 10:40:00 AM
Covenant Transportation Group Inc. said its third-quarter earnings per share will be triple what they were a year ago, excluding charges.

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Hub Group Switches Drivers to Employee Status
9/10/2014 12:20:00 PM
Hub Group Inc. has decided to voluntarily make drayage drivers in California into employees, taking a different stance from other fleets that continue to insist that intermodal truckers are independent contractors.


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