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XPO workers ratify first Teamsters contract in Miami


6) in Miami, Florida, voted unanimously on Saturday, July 10, to ratify the first Teamsters contract at the transportation and logistics giant. “I applaud the workers who stood strong and united over the past six years, despite the company’s horrific anti-worker actions and delays.” The drivers and dockworkers at the former Con-way Freight voted to join Local 769 in December 2014. “AEye’s adaptive LiDAR complements our solution, with its ultra-long range, high performance enabling object acquisition and avoidance capabilities at highway speeds that are imperative for safe autonomous trucking implementations. DAT: Van, reefer spot rates up so far in July The weeks leading up to Independence Day typically mark an annual peak in spot truckload freight volume and rates following a rush to move goods ahead of the close of June and the July 4 holiday. The number of available dry van loads on the spot market was down 17% during the week ending July 11, in line with expectations given the holiday-shortened workweek, DAT said.

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