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Smarter Cars Paving the Way for Robot Vehicles
Advanced driver-assistance features increasingly are embedded in cars you can find parked in dealers' lots. Luxury makers like Tesla and Mercedes-Benz began including them a few years ago, but they now have trickled down to many mass-market models, sometimes as options, sometimes standard.
By Carolyn Said - San Francisco Chronicle
Fri, 26 May 2017 19:40:00 GMT

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Opens Intermodal Center in Joliet, Ill.
Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. announced the recent opening of its metals transload and warehousing facility in Joliet, Ill.
By Transport Topics -
Fri, 26 May 2017 17:00:00 GMT

Scopelitis Transportation Expands to Air Cargo Security Consulting
Scopelitis Transportation Consulting announced the expansion of its services to include air cargo security consulting, compliance and training.
By Transport Topics -
Fri, 26 May 2017 16:00:00 GMT

Bay & Bay Transportation Opens Terminal in Denton, Texas
Bay & Bay Transportation, an Eagan, Minn.-based refrigerated carrier and freight broker, has opened a new terminal in Denton, Texas, which the company hopes will make it easier for company drivers located near Dallas to find a place to eat, sleep, park, shower and maintain their trucks.
By Transport Topics -
Fri, 26 May 2017 15:00:00 GMT

St. George Logistics Opens Temperature-Controlled Center in Metro Miami
St. George Logistics, a provider of outsourced container freight station services and warehousing and distribution services, opened its ocean and air container freight station and specialized 3PL center in Medley, Fla., on May 23.
By Transport Topics -
Fri, 26 May 2017 14:30:00 GMT

G&D Integrated Announces Opening of Warehouse in Chicago Metro Area
Transportation and logistics services provider G&D Integrated announced the opening of a new warehouse in the Chicago metro area.
By Transport Topics -
Fri, 26 May 2017 14:20:00 GMT

US Consumer Sentiment Signals Gains in Spending Remain Likely
U.S. consumer sentiment holding near post-election highs reflects an improved outlook on wages and indicates spending is poised to rebound, though a partisan gap persists, University of Michigan survey data showed May 26.
By Patricia Laya - Bloomberg News
Fri, 26 May 2017 14:00:00 GMT

Hub Group to Acquire Estenson Logistics for $306 Million
Hub Group has reached a deal to acquire Estenson Logistics for $306 million, which, if approved, would combine the Nos. 28 and 46 companies, respectively, on the Transport Topics Top 50 list of the largest logistics companies in North America.
By Transport Topics -
Fri, 26 May 2017 14:00:00 GMT

US Economic Growth Not So Bad After Revisions to Spending, Investment
The U.S. economy's first quarter wasn't so miserable after all, as consumption contributed more to growth and business investment was even stronger than thought, Commerce Department data showed May 26.
By Michelle Jamrisko - Bloomberg News
Fri, 26 May 2017 13:00:00 GMT

Stagnant Equipment Orders Signal Pause in Investment
A second straight month of stagnant orders for business equipment in April indicates investment in capital goods could slow in the second quarter, Commerce Department data showed May 26.
By Sho Chandra - Bloomberg News
Fri, 26 May 2017 12:55:00 GMT

KAR Auction Services Acquires Transport Division of Dependable Auto Shippers
KAR Auction Services, a holding company for used vehicle auctioneer ADESA, Automotive Finance Corp. and Insurance Auto Auctions, a firm that resells total-loss vehicles, has purchased the vehicle transportation business of Dependable Auto Shippers, a company based in Mesquite, Texas, that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in December.
By Daniel P. Bearth - Senior Features Writer
Thu, 25 May 2017 21:00:00 GMT