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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FedEx Ground will locate a new 300,000-square-foot distribution facility at the site of the former Bethlehem Steel plant at Sparrows Point near Baltimore city.
Curtis Foltz, current executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority, tells American Shipper the ports of Savannah and Brunswick are performing at a high level, making it a good time to hand the reins to current COO Griff Lynch and try something new.
Meanwhile, the United States Coast Guard will hold its first Marine Board of Investigation hearing on the largest U.S. maritime tragedy in decades from Feb. 16 through Feb. 26 in Jacksonville, Fla.