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Sat, Oct 24th, 2020
Holding on to hope: Trucker’s young son battles terminal brain cancer

Independent owner-operator Howard Salmon’s son, Liam, who will be 5 on Thursday, is battling a rare pediatric brain tumor with no cure called DIPG.

The Daily Dash: Volumes and rates begin receding; Cold Chain Summit coverage; CDL fraud

In today’s edition of The Daily Dash, volumes and rates take a step back; complete coverage of FreightWaves’ Cold Chain Summit; and CDL fraud.

Outbound tender volumes keep chugging along at a high level

Tenders and rejections remain elevated as peak season begins.

FMCSA ‘struggling’ with under-21 CDL pilot for military vets

An announcement on CSA safety scoring is “in the near future,” Deck confirmed.

Supply chains will face multiple scenarios for shipping COVID vaccines (with video)

The challenges of delivering a coronavirus vaccine to 8 billion people are immense, but over time more logistics companies will be able to participate as shipping tolerances ease.

Freightonomics: The cold facts of the supply chain (with video)

Zach and Anthony cover the latest trends impacting the cold chain with special guest Zac Rogers. Apple Podcast Spotify Sticher Watch the video

Canadian trucking CEO: Many companies want to sell

One of Canada’s largest trucking and logistics firms, Mullen Group, is being flooded with potential acquisitions as companies seek to sell, according to its CEO.

Watch? Warning? Blizzard? Whiteout? Weather terms every trucker should know

Weather delays cost carriers billions of dollars a year and frustrate drivers. Plan ahead by knowing some important weather vocabulary.

FreightWaves Flashback: Should neighboring ports actually marry?

1981: Civic pride and more than a little politicking have scuttled — at least temporarily — a controversial proposal to study whether the competing Puget Sound ports of Seattle and Tacoma should cooperate...

Don’t fear the reefer – WHAT THE TRUCK?!? (with video)

Dooner and The Dude are LIVE from FreightWaves Cold Chain Summit on this episode dedicated entirely to temp controlled supply chain

The API transition of logistics operations running on EDI standards

While EDI is a standardized way of data transfer, API provides flexibility and allows companies to customize and call the data sets that they want whenever they want.

Mexican truckers set to block Texas bridge Saturday

The blockade from the Border Union of Operators of Nuevo Laredo is to protest increasingly longer wait times and inadequate service at Laredo’s World Trade Bridge.

House committee slams airline contractors for layoffs after COVID aid

Ground handling companies, with the help of Trump administration officials at the Treasury Department, took CARES Act aid designed to keep workers employed and still terminated many of them.

Ag exporters grapple with COVID, trade war, political unknowns

High cost of repositioning reefer equipment is hitting food exporters hard amid ongoing tariff fallout.

Trinity Industries pinpoints focus on rail

The railcar lessor has developed a new strategy that will focus on providing rail-related services and products as part of a broader effort to boost its profitability.

CKE Restaurants manager talks COVID, breakaway success of Beyond Meat (with video)

During the FreightWaves Cold Chain Summit, CKE’s director of logistics talks about the breakaway success of Beyond Meat products.

News Alert: CDL fraud called out by federal watchdogs

41 sentencings since 2016 resulted in 54 years of incarceration for CDL violators.

Daimler Trucks sees higher orders but lower Q3 sales and earnings

The Q3 pattern for truck makers continued at Daimler Trucks with orders recovering dramatically from the second quarter but sales and earnings trailing because deliveries fell due to the pandemic.

Uber, Lyft ordered to classify drivers as employees, but Election Day in California could be more important

State’s suit to compel adherence to the law gets a boost; expensive campaign to allow ride-share drivers to remain independent contractors heads toward the finish line

Penske Logistics focuses on excellence in refrigerated transportation (with video)

As the temperature-controlled supply chain continues to call for greater transparency to ensure food safety, Penske Logistics welcomed the opportunity to ensure its cold chain operations were the gold...

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