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Eric Kulisch Sunday, November 27, 2022

Lufthansa Cargo begins scheduled service to Hanoi

Lufthansa’s cargo division has expanded service to Vietnam.

American Shipper Archives Friday, November 25, 2022

FreightWaves Flashback: E-shipping blues

1999: eBay ushers in e-commerce’s most dramatic distribution channel disruption in decades.

Eric Kulisch Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Cathay Pacific cargo traffic shrinks 25% in October

A weaker-than-normal shipping season is hurting Cathay Pacific Cargo’s ability to recover from the pandemic.

Eric Kulisch Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Boeing certification troubles in Canada ground 1st WestJet freighters

Canada’s WestJet plans to start flying cargo jets next year after a frustrating wait to get the planes registered.

Eric Kulisch Monday, November 21, 2022

Amazon air hub workers launch campaign to form union

Amazon is expected to fight a new effort by workers at its air cargo hub in Northern Kentucky to form a union.

Greg Miller Monday, November 21, 2022

What do crazy $500,000-per-day rates say about shipping demand?

Stratospheric LNG shipping rates offer a lesson on the do’s and don’ts of measuring earnings momentum.

Rail

Rachel Premack Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Lawmakers, rail unions slam Biden’s call to impose labor contract

Congress is poised to pass a bill that will thwart a rail strike. But some lawmakers are breaking rank to call for an amendment that rail workers agree with.

Noi Mahoney Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Rail strike impact could be quick for commodities like cars, auto parts, beer

If a prolonged rail worker strike happens, expect cross-border commodities such as cars, auto parts and Mexican beer to be bogged down.

Joanna Marsh Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Rail Roundup: CN, NS make leadership changes

CN and Norfolk Southern announce leadership changes. Transport Canada looks to fund projects aimed at promoting climate resiliency for rail infrastructure.

Joanna Marsh Monday, November 28, 2022

Biden calls on Congress to prevent rail strike, addresses unions’ sick leave grievances

President Joe Biden is compelling Congress to intervene if there is a rail strike — and hinting that both sides should accept the labor agreement as it stands.

Joanna Marsh Monday, November 28, 2022

Over 400 trade groups plead with Congress to prevent rail strike

In a letter sent Monday to legislative leaders, trade groups warn of a financial disaster should a railroad strike occur on Dec. 9.

Joanna Marsh Monday, November 28, 2022

GAO: Rail safety regulators should beef up close call reporting program

The U.S Government Accountability Office says the Federal Railroad Administration could do more to increase the participation of railroads in a program geared toward addressing the root causes of close calls in the workplace.

Joanna Marsh Wednesday, November 23, 2022

5 things you should know about a potential rail strike

Is a rail strike imminent? Here are five things that might help you understand how we got here.

Joanna Marsh Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Regulators want Union Pacific to explain big jump in embargoes

The Surface Transportation Board wants to know why Union Pacific has been issuing hundreds of embargoes since 2018.

Joanna Marsh Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Stakeholders reach potential settlement on Gulf Coast Amtrak service

Amtrak and other stakeholders are asking the Surface Transportation Board to hold off on a November hearing on Amtrak’s request to restore Gulf Coast service because of a potential settlement.

Brielle Jaekel Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Reflecting on the deadly rail strike of 1877

A potential rail strike in the coming weeks has echoes of the infamous railroad strike of 1877, but with hopefully much less dire consequences. (Photo: AP/Gene J. Puskar)

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Alan Adler Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Hyundai’s Xcient positioned for instant US fuel cell truck leadership

When the 35 fuel cell trucks Hyundai is importing to California arrive in 2023, the South Korean automaker instantly assumes U.S. leadership.

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Locus Robotics raises $117M, eyes IPO