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Ray West Photo: TMW Systems

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TMW Systems Appoints Senior Vice President and General Manager

Ray West has been appointed senior vice president and general manager of TMW Systems’ portfolio of transportation management systems, the company announced.

Waymo self-driving car prototype. Photo via Waymo.com

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Waymo Sues Uber, Otto Over Stolen Autonomous Technology

Alphabet’s self-driving car unit Waymo is suing Uber and its Otto autonomous trucking subsidiary for stealing the company’s autonomous vehicle sensor technology. Alphabet is also the parent company of Google.

Prototype autonomous truck in Nevada desert. Photo: Embark

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Startup Firm Unveils Prototype Autonomous Truck

Yet another startup tech firm has rolled into the autonomous truck arena. San Mateo, Calif.-based Embark publicly revealed its prototype self-driving truck on Feb. 24.

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Economic Watch: Home Sales, Consumer Sentiment Rise as Fed Mulls Rake Hike

There are increasing signs the U.S. economy is gaining momentum in the first quarter of the year with gains in home sales and consumer confidence, but it is also fueling speculation that interest rates could head higher as soon as next month.

Photo: Central Freight Lines

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Central Freight Lines to Buy Virginia-Based Wilson Trucking

Central Freight Lines has signed a letter of intent to buy certain assets of Virginia-based Wilson Trucking, a 91-year-old less-than-truckload carrier with 29 terminals in the Southeast.

U.S.-NAFTA freight value percent change from previous year over the last 24 months. Graphic: U.S. DOT

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U.S. Cross-Border Freight Value Inches Higher, Trucking’s Share Falls

The value of freight moved between the U.S. and its border neighbors increased in December for the third time in five months following a string of declines, according to new figures released Thursday by the Transportation Department.

Angel Aerial's fleet includes Kenworth box trucks. Photo by James Miller

Articles

Truck Fleet Targets Niche Filming Market

New York City-based Angel Aerial rents its diverse fleet of trucks and equipment to the film and TV industries — and has used its fleet to help the city in times of need, including after the 9/11 attacks.

UPS has operated in Mexico for 25 years. Photo: UPS

Articles

UPS Team Tackles Complex Cross-Border Logistics

In 2014, UPS established a center of excellence for U.S.-Mexico trade. A team of experts evaluated and improved offerings, focusing on shippers’ needs. Then early last year, UPS announced it had strengthened those cross-border services.

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Heavy Duty Trucking Named Finalist for Two Journalism Awards

Heavy Duty Trucking has been named a finalist in two categories for the 63rd Jesse H. Neal Awards, which honors excellence in business journalism.

Photo: UPS

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UPS Tests Drone Launched From Atop Truck

UPS has successfully tested a drone that launches from atop one of its package cars, the company announced. The system is designed to autonomously deliver a package while the truck is driven on a route.

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