The less-than-truckload rivals are involved in a legal dispute over the hiring practices of YRC, which allegedly lured away two high-level XPO executives who were contractually bound not to work for a close competitor or divulge proprietary information.
The Northern California port says cargo business from Outer Harbor Terminal LLC, a joint venture between Ports America and TIL, will be transferred to other terminals and night and weekend truck gates will be offered to help in the transition.
After rejecting final bids from three trucking companies, XPO Logistics Inc. has decided to keep the full truckload shipping arm of Con-way Inc., according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
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XPO Logistics says YRC Freight, a top rival in the less-than-truckload space, improperly lured two key executives who brought with them confidential information and other key employees that would help blunt XPO's market strategy.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has asked that trucks not be sent to terminals after dockworkers reportedly walked off the job Friday morning.
The United States Chamber of Commerce says the next item on the nation's trade agenda should be a bilateral free trade agreement with Brazil.