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Amazon.com Inc.’s sales and earnings in the busy holiday quarter beat analysts’ estimates, showing the world’s biggest web retailer can maintain rapid growth while improving profitability and fending off online competition from rivals such as Walmart Inc.

Virginia lawmakers have introduced legislation supporting a proposed plan for tolls along Interstate 81.

Tesla on Jan. 30 reported fourth-quarter results that included better-than-expected sales — but its earnings supported CEO Elon Musk’s assertion from earlier this month that the electric-car maker has a “very difficult” road ahead in 2019.

ATLANTA — Despite a generally strong economic performance in 2018, a global recession could be lurking in the shadows through 2019, a leading economist told attendees at the SMC3 Jump Start 2019 conference Jan. 30.

Transportation industry groups are criticizing a plan by some ocean carriers to begin seeking new administrative fees for cargo containers, known as “street turns.” The fees are set to take effect Feb. 4 and range from $30 to $75, depending on the carrier.

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February 22, 2019

  • Transtex in Talks to Buy SmartTruck Trailer Aero Assets
    SmartTruck apparently is shutting down its operations and selling the assets related to its TopKit Class 8 trailer aero systems to another trailer aero device provider, Transtex.
  • Road Work Ahead: Beware Alarms and Dollar Signs
    What’s holding back development and passage of a monumental infrastructure package is not politics. It’s plain old wrong-headed thinking, says Executive Editor David Cullen in his Passing Zone blog.
  • Platform Science Platform Integrates Document Capture Feature
    Platform Science, an enterprise IoT fleet management platform, has partnered with Vector’s (previously LoadDocs) mobile-first workflow, document capture and transportation management software.
  • The Joy of Finding the Right Truck
    The young fleet operator of Texas-based Nuñez Trucking is so happy with his first new truck, he’s getting four more.
  • The AOBRD Countdown
    The transition from AOBRDs to ELDs can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be. This eBook highlights the importance of preparation and the key steps you'll need to take to ensure a successful transition from AOBRDs to ELDs.