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Musk Test-Drives VW Electric Car in Meeting With CEO DiessChristoph Rauwald

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Before Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk returned to the U.S. after a three-day visit to Germany, he made a final stopover to meet with one of his biggest competitors — Volkswagen AG CEO Herbert Diess.Before Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk returned to the U.S. after a three-day visit to Germany, he made a final stopover to meet with one of his biggest competitors — Volkswagen AG CEO Herbert Diess.Read MoreTransport Topics

American Trailer Rental Group Expands in Columbus, Ohio

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American Trailer Rental Group announced it opened a First in Trailer Service location in Columbus, Ohio, citing economic expansion as well as the rich manufacturing and distribution history of the greater Columbus area.American Trailer Rental Group announced it opened a First in Trailer Service location in Columbus, Ohio, citing economic expansion as well as the rich manufacturing and distribution history of the greater Columbus area.Read MoreTransport Topics

FMCSA Pilot Would Allow Younger Drivers in Interstate CommerceEric Miller

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced a proposal and request for comment on a new pilot program to allow drivers ages 18-20 to operate commercial motor vehicles in interstate commerce.The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced a proposal and request for comment on a new pilot program to allow drivers ages 18-20 to operate commercial motor vehicles in interstate commerce.Read MoreTransport Topics

Unemployment Rate Drops by More Than Expected to 8.4%Reade Pickert

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The U.S. labor-market rebound extended for a fourth month in August, offering hope that the economy can continue to recover despite a persistent pandemic and Washington’s standoff over further government aid to jobless Americans and small businesses.The U.S. labor-market rebound extended for a fourth month in August, offering hope that the economy can continue to recover despite a persistent pandemic and Washington’s standoff over further government aid to jobless Americans and small businesses.Read MoreTransport Topics

This Week in Logistics News (August 29 – September 4)Chris Cunnane

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As the COVID pandemic continues, we have written a number of articles about the supply chain impact and the shortages of products and supplies that has ensued. Recently, there was a concern that there would be a shortage of glass vials for a vaccine that could hinder production. And I just read about another shortage that could impact the vaccine timeline: monkeys. Yes, monkeys. Over the past seven months, more than 100 COVID-19 vaccines, therapies, […]

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As the COVID pandemic continues, we have written a number of articles about the supply chain impact and the shortages of products and supplies that has ensued. Recently, there was a concern that there would be a shortage of glass vials for a vaccine that could hinder production. And I just read about another shortage that could impact the vaccine timeline: monkeys. Yes, monkeys. Over the past seven months, more than 100 COVID-19 vaccines, therapies,
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