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UAW Goes on Strike Against GM, Ford and Stellantis

Walkouts are first to hit all three automakers at same time and affect factories in Missouri, Ohio and Michigan.

J.B. Hunt to Acquire Brokerage Assets of BNSF Logistics

Today, J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., one of the largest supply chain solutions providers in North America, and Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC announced J.B. Hunt’s subsidiary, J.B. Hunt Transport Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the brokerage operations of BNSF Logistics, LLC.

A Lengthy UAW Strike Would Curb Railroads’ U.S. Auto Volumes

It would take a week to 10 days for a strike to affect Norfolk Southern volumes, CEO Alan Shaw says.

Alan Shaw on Customer-Centricity and Trust

On Wednesday, September 13, Norfolk Southern President and CEO Alan Shaw joined the FTR Transportation Conference for a fireside chat.

CPKC Touts Its Premium Cross-Border Intermodal Service Linking Chicago and Mexico

In response to CN-UP-FXE transit time improvements, CEO Keith Creel says CPKC’s single-line service can’t be beat.

J.B. Hunt a Bit More Upbeat

Management says customers ‘cautiously optimistic’ for slightly higher volumes in back half.

Union Pacific Releases Statement About Railcar Explosion, Fire

An explosion inside a shipping container at the world’s largest railyard prompted evacuations in western Nebraska Thursday because of the toxic smoke generated when one of the chemicals aboard caught fire.

Startup of New Sarnia-Area Nova Chemicals Plant Expected Soon

Nova Chemicals’ new Rokeby manufacturing site near Sarnia is ready to begin producing polyethylene plastic, just as soon as unexpected repairs are completed at the neighboring Nova Corunna site.

International News

Italy’s Possible Withdrawal From China’s Belt and Road Program Could Pave the Way for Future Exits

Italy’s Prime Minister told reporters Sunday at a press conference at the conclusion of the Group of 20 nations leaders’ summit in Delhi that a final decision to leave the BRI was still to be taken.

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