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June 2021

Promoting Inclusiveness Is Every Trucking Leader's ResponsibilityEric Fuller

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Today’s young people want to live and work in diverse and inclusive communities, and are looking for companies that share that vision. U.S. Xpress President Eric Fuller says he can address these issues within his company, but it is the responsibility of all trucking leaders to look out for the industry.Today’s young people want to live and work in diverse and inclusive communities, and are looking for companies that share that vision. U.S. Xpress President Eric Fuller says he can address these issues within his company, but it is the responsibility of all trucking leaders to look out for the industry.Read MoreTransport Topics

$905 Million in Infrastructure Grants Dispensed With Eye Toward ClimateHope Yen

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Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg doled out $905 million in infrastructure grants June 30, including to repair a cracking bridge in Seattle during a crippling heat wave and to expand ports in Iowa and Georgia to help reduce the number of greenhouse gas-emitting trucks on the roads.Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg doled out $905 million in infrastructure grants June 30, including to repair a cracking bridge in Seattle during a crippling heat wave and to expand ports in Iowa and Georgia to help reduce the number of greenhouse gas-emitting trucks on the roads.Read MoreTransport Topics

DP World Nears $1.2 Billion Deal for Logistics Firm SyncreonBloomberg News

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DP World is nearing an acquisition of Syncreon Holdings Ltd. in a deal that could value the U.S. supply chain services company at about $1.2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.DP World is nearing an acquisition of Syncreon Holdings Ltd. in a deal that could value the U.S. supply chain services company at about $1.2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.Read MoreTransport Topics

White House Sets Red Line Around Climate Goals in ReconciliationAri Natter and Stephen Lee

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Major climate measures sought by the White House that were left on the cutting room floor during infrastructure negotiations with Republicans will be non-negotiable items as the administration sets its sights on the next legislative vehicle, a White House official said June 30.Major climate measures sought by the White House that were left on the cutting room floor during infrastructure negotiations with Republicans will be non-negotiable items as the administration sets its sights on the next legislative vehicle, a White House official said June 30.Read MoreTransport Topics

Mack to Sell LR Electric Refuse Trucks to DSNY

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Mack Trucks announced the New York City Department of Sanitation plans to purchase seven Mack LR Electric refuse models, which will operate in each of the city’s boroughs.Mack Trucks announced the New York City Department of Sanitation plans to purchase seven Mack LR Electric refuse models, which will operate in each of the city’s boroughs.Read MoreTransport Topics