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1 hr ago | The Motley Fool

Is FedEx's Trouble With the Feds a Game-Changer?

Rather than capitulate to the charges, like fellow logistics company United Parcel Service , FedEx is fighting the accusation in court.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Medicine, Valium, Valrelease, Diazepam (generic), Xanax, Alprazolam (generic), Drug Enforcement Administration

2 hrs ago | DVDCreation Reviews

Trucking and Logistics Leader Andy Ahern Defends Trucking Industry

Over the past year, the trucking industry has been the subject of increasing scrutiny from the government, the media, and the general public which have focused on the industrys safety record and operating practices.

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Related Topix: Transportation

5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Landstar reports record Q2 earnings

Landstar System reported a record quarterly revenue and diluted earnings per share for in the second quarter, according to a news release.

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Related Topix: Landstar System, Transportation

6 hrs ago | Business Wire

OMVS Signs Preliminary Agreement to Form New Oilfield Trucking Company

The agreement with Round-Up Transports, LLC, gives OMVS an exclusive option period to conduct due diligence toward a potential joint venture.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Con-Way, Old Dominion Freight Line, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

10 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Forward Air Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results and Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

Operating revenue for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 increased 21.3% to in the prior-year quarter.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Forward Air, Logistics

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Burwell that the Afforda... )--United Community Financial Corp. , holding company of The Home Savings and Loan Company of Youngstown, Ohio , today reported... )--NRG Yield, Inc. today announced the launch of a public offering of 10,500,000 shares of its Class A common stock.

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Related Topix: Banking, United Community Financial, Financial Services, Youngstown, OH, Transportation, Forward Air, Logistics, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, IDEX, Insurance, ACE

Mt. Airy News

Police warn of UPS, Microsoft scams4:11 pm | 0

While many people are busy with lawn and gardening chores, scam artists are focused on trying to separate local residents from their money - as evidenced by a flurry on Monday.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Expedited Group

The City Wire

U.S. freight sector trends remain positive, capacity issues persist

Some reports of the closely watched U.S. freight industry suggest the economy performed well in the first half of 2014, with the only hiccup being a 0.8% decline in the June truck tonnage index reported by the American Trucking Associations'.

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Related Topix: Delco, NC, Stephens, Investment Banking, Financial Services, Transportation, JB Hunt Transport Services

Forbes.com

Tuesday Sector Leaders: Trucking, Computer Peripherals

In trading on Tuesday, trucking shares were relative leaders , up on the day by about 2.2%.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Heartland Express, Marten Transport, Financial Markets

Transport Topics

Heartland Express Net Income Rises 38%

Heartland Express Inc., in North Liberty, Iowa, reported second-quarter net income rose 38% to $26.5 million, or 30 cents per share, from $19.1 million, or 23 cents, reflecting the effects of its late 2013 acquisition of Gordon Trucking.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Heartland Express, North Liberty, IA

Global Logistics/Supply Chain

Upcoming Highway Bill Is Critical to Trucking Industry and to Shippers

The Highway Trust Fund will soon run out of money. Passing a new highway bill is critical not only to the trucking industry, but to every shipper that relies on truck transportation and to America's ability to compete globally, says Randy Mullett, vice president of government relations and public affairs at Con-way Freight.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

United Parcel Service Receives Overweight Rating from Barclays

's stock had its "overweight" rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Barclays in a research note issued to investors on Monday.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Expedited Group

AmericanBankingNews.com

Landstar System (LSTR) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday

Landstar System will be posting its Q214 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 23rd.

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Related Topix: Landstar System, Transportation

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Trailer/Body Builders

ATA Projects Continued Growth for Freight Economy

American Trucking Associations has released the latest edition of its look ahead at the future of freight, " ATA U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2025 ," which shows continued growth for not just the trucking industry, but for the freight economy overall.

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Forbes.com

Monday 7/21 Insider Buying Report: IRMD, MRTN

As the saying goes, there are many possible reasons for an insider to sell a stock, but only one reason to buy - they expect to make money.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Marten Transport, Financial Markets

Voodoo Five

Stampeding the 2014 USF Football Roster: #36 DB Nate Godwin

Played in 12 games as a true freshman, and started the last nine. He had 39 tackles and 1 INT.

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Related Topix: Transportation, USF, Tampa, FL, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of South Florida NCAA

Business Journal

UPS adds early morning delivery coverage

The Atlanta-based package shipping giant will add another 766 UPS Next Day AirEarly A.M. ZIPs beginning July 21 after adding more than 400 five months earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier

Business Journal

FedEx could face +$1.6B fine if convicted of drug trafficking

A shot of FedEx Ground's Rensselaer facility. Ground's parent, FedEx Corp., is accused of shipping drugs for rogue online pharmacies.

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Related Topix: Transportation, FedEx, Air Courier, United Parcel Service

Hispanic Business

Celladon Corporation Announces In-License of Stem Cell Factor Development Program

Stem Cell Factor is a critical cytokine which contributes to cell migration, proliferation, and survival of cardiac stem cells.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Celadon Group, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Heart Attack, Health, Heart Failure

Sun Jul 20, 2014

ArkansasBusiness.com

Wal-Mart Execs Naturally Dominate List of Executive Compensation

Top executives at the world's largest company continue to dominate Arkansas Business' annual list of public company executive compensation, starting with the new CEO, Doug McMillon.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Energy, Murphy Oil, El Dorado, AR, Transportation, USA Truck

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