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    15,487.730
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    25.300
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    0.5%
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    -51.850
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    0.000
    0%
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    -0.030
    -1.2%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
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    -0.080
    -2.6%
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    1.450
    0.150
    11.5%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    2.910
    -0.030
    -1%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    1.700
    -0.040
    -2.3%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    3.020
    -0.010
    -0.3%
  • WAIT.USA
    120.000
    0.000
    0%
  • ITVI.USA
    15,487.730
    -50.360
    -0.3%
  • OTRI.USA
    25.300
    0.130
    0.5%
  • OTVI.USA
    15,446.060
    -51.850
    -0.3%
  • TLT.USA
    2.720
    0.000
    0%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    2.550
    -0.030
    -1.2%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
    3.030
    -0.080
    -2.6%
  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.450
    0.150
    11.5%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    2.910
    -0.030
    -1%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    1.700
    -0.040
    -2.3%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
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NewsTrucking

The Daily Dash: GlobalTranz shakes up leadership; Amazon looks to speed deliveries further

The Daily Dash is a quick look at what is happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, GlobalTranz shook up its leadership structure on Friday as CEO Renee Krug stepped down and former CEO Bob Farrell took over. Plus, Amazon is planning a new distribution strategy that could speed deliveries further and the U.S. Air Force could transport tractor-trailers on aircraft as part of any COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan.

Krug out at GlobalTranz

GlobalTranz has made a change at the top, replacing CEO Renee Krug with former CEO Bob Farrell. Farrell will look to turn around the company that has seen its bond rating fall into junk territory.

John Paul Hampstead has more on the leadership change: Krug out as GlobalTranz CEO, Farrell back in

Amazon moving closer to your home

Amazon is once again disrupting delivery services, announcing it will open 1,000-parcel delivery stations across the U.S. to support local fulfillment operations.

Mark Solomon has details on the plan: Amazon to blanket the ’burbs with delivery stations

Military might

The U.S. Air Force could be tapped to help deploy a COVID-19 vaccine, using large freighters to transport trucks loaded with the medicine.

Eric Kulisch has the details in this exclusive story: US Air Force could deploy freighters to fly truckloads of vaccine

Giving back

Tapping into its charitable nature, Redwood Logistics and its employees recently raised over $100,000 for organizations that support those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brian Straight has the story on how they did it and where the money went: Redwood Logistics employees step up with #HeroChallenge

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Food shippers adapt to volatile market

Did you miss this?

Changes to the hours-of-service rule set to go into effect on Sept. 29 are facing a sudden roadblock as several groups have sued the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to block the rule change.

John Gallagher has details on who is suing and why: Safety groups, Teamsters challenge HOS final rule in federal court

Hammer down, everyone,

Brian Straight

Managing Editor

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Brian Straight

Brian Straight covers general transportation news and leads the editorial team as Managing Editor. A journalism graduate of the University of Rhode Island, he has covered everything from a presidential election, to professional sports and Little League baseball, and for more than 10 years has covered trucking and logistics. Before joining FreightWaves, he was previously responsible for the editorial quality and production of Fleet Owner magazine and fleetowner.com. Brian lives in Connecticut with his wife and two kids and spends his time coaching his son’s baseball team, golfing with his daughter, and pursuing his never-ending quest to become a professional bowler.
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