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Amazon to Disclose More Details on Environmental Impact
Amazon.com announced it will disclose its carbon footprint later this year, giving consumers and investors new insight into the environmental cost of its popular two-day shipping.

POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2019 4:45 PM
FMCSA Grants Exemption From Flag Rule for Stinger-Steered Auto Haulers
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has granted a limited five-year exemption to relieve motor carriers operating stinger-steered automobile transporter equipment from a requirement to place warning flags on projecting loads of new motor vehicles.

POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2019 3:00 PM
PHMSA Issues Rule Requiring Oil Spill Response Plans for Flammable Trains
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has issued a final rule that requires railroads to develop and submit comprehensive oil spill response plans for route segments traveled by high-hazard flammable trains.

POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2019 3:00 PM
Walmart Slips as Yet Another Overseas Obstacle Materializes
In India, an unfavorable e-commerce ruling is likely to crimp the growth for Walmart Inc. In China, the retailer says an economic slowdown has shoppers tightening their purse strings. And now in the U.K., a deal to reduce Walmart’s exposure to the slowing market there is on life support.

POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2019 1:30 PM
Wheaton Van Lines Acquires Stevens Worldwide
Wheaton Van Lines is acquiring Stevens Worldwide Van Lines, adding a fourth household goods moving company to its corporate holdings.

POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2019 1:00 PM
Alberta Expects $1.7 Billion Profit From Crude-by-Rail Operation
Alberta is preparing a giant crude-by-rail operation to help its oil-sands producers cope with a pipeline crunch, and it expects a big profit from the venture.

POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2019 1:00 PM
Trump to Nominate DOT Official Jeffrey Rosen for Deputy Attorney General Post
President Donald Trump plans to nominate Jeffrey Rosen as the new deputy attorney general, the White House said the night of Feb. 19.

POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Tesla CEO Elon Musk Sets Goal of Making 500,000 Cars in 2019
Elon Musk said Tesla Inc. will make about 500,000 cars this year, a prediction that’s difficult to gauge given the CEO’s proclivity for setting stretch goals.

POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Volvo’s First Electric Trucks Put to Work
Volvo Trucks delivered its first all-electric vehicles to two companies operating in Sweden.

POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2019 11:45 AM
PepsiCo Buys Wellness-Focused Muscle Milk in New CEO’s First Move
New PepsiCo Inc. CEO Ramon Laguarta has made his first acquisition, purchasing the maker of sports and wellness products Muscle Milk from Hormel Foods Corp. for an undisclosed amount.

POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2019 11:45 AM

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