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Will capacity return to trucking?

If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it is not to rely too heavily on the patterns and connections that helped us understand the world around us prior to the outbreak. While some connections remain intact – like tighter capacity leads to higher rates – there are many whose relationships have become disconnected. Key ones include some of the macroeconomic measures and the trucking industry. The big question moving forward for surface transportation...

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Texas coast, border regions brace for Tropical Storm Hanna

U.S Customs and Border Protectio, Air and Marine Operations along with multiple other agencies and good citizens provide support to communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey in Beaumont, Texas on August 30, 2017. Photogrpaher: Donna Burton

Tropical Storm Hanna will bring heavy rains, as well as the potential for some flooding, high winds and storm surges across South Texas, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).

Hanna will likely hit the Texas Gulf Coast...

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Mississippi driver wins new Cascadia in Landstar drawing

Landstar System, Inc. has announced the winner of the 2020 Landstar All-Star Truck Giveaway sponsored by Pilot Flying J. Landstar Million Mile Safe Driver and Roadstar® Bobby Jordan of Soso, Mississippi, was the lucky winner of a 2020 Freightliner® Cascadia® 126.

For the first time ever, the Landstar All-Star Truck Giveaway held on July 8, took place virtually via Zoom video conferencing. Winner Bobby Jordan was one of four finalists randomly...

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