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  • VANCOUVER, March 19- The British Columbia government is preparing legislation to force striking container truck drivers to return to work at Port Metro Vancouver, in an effort to end a three-week strike that has crippled operations at Canada's largest port.

  • *Trucks to ditch brick shape in favour of sleek look. BRUSSELS, March 18- European truck design will be transformed to make driver cabs more aerodynamic, cutting emissions and improving safety, under new rules backed by EU politicians on Tuesday.

  • Truckers' strike at Vancouver port to continue Monday Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 10:10 PM ET

    VANCOUVER, March 16- A two-and-a-half week container truck driver strike at Port Metro Vancouver was set to continue on Monday after a government and port authority plan to end the job action at Canada's largest port failed to make headway on the weekend.

  • VANCOUVER, March 14- Representatives of unionized and nonunionized container truck drivers at Port Metro Vancouver were set to meet with government and port officials on Friday to discuss a plan designed to end a 14- day strike at Canada's largest port.

  • CN Rail CEO says will meet Ottawa's grain shipment target Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 3:07 PM ET

    *Trucker strike in Vancouver causing lumber backlog. TORONTO, March 12- Canadian National Railway Co, the country's biggest railroad operator, said on Wednesday it will meet the federal government's order to ship 500,000 tonnes of grain a week, but its chief executive said there would still be a severe backlog even under ideal conditions.

  • Truck driver strike at Vancouver port picks up steam Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 3:04 PM ET

    VANCOUVER, March 10- Unionized container truck drivers set up picket lines at Canada's largest port on Monday, joining hundreds of non-unionized workers who walked off the job last month in a dispute over pay and services.

  • *4th- qtr profit of $400,000 vs $35.3 mln loss year earlier. Feb 27- Trucking company YRC Worldwide Inc reported fourth-quarter results that beat Wall Street estimates as operating revenue in its regional transportation business rose 10 percent, sending its shares up about 11 percent.

  • Feb 24- XPO Logistics Inc's quarterly revenue more than doubled as it placed more freight with other carriers and shipped a higher number of quick delivery packages. Revenue from XPO's expedited transportation, or quick delivery, division rose 19.4 percent to $26.4 million in the quarter ended Dec. 31.

  • Transports skid into nasty winter     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 6:53 AM ET

    Donald Broughton, Avondale Partners analyst, explains how severe winter weather is impacting the transports. There may be an opportunity to buy some of these stocks at a discount, says Broughton.

  • Obama made the announcement in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, about 20 miles from Washington, at a distribution center for Safeway grocery stores, next to a trucking rig that had been redesigned to increase fuel economy.

  • Obama made the announcement in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, about 20 miles from Washington, at a distribution center for Safeway grocery stores, next to a trucking rig that had been redesigned to increase fuel economy.

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 31- Blu LNG, one of the biggest names in the move to wean U.S. trucks off diesel onto natural gas, has laid off 20 percent of its staff, ousted several senior executives and slowed down development of fueling stations as it waits for more truckers to embrace the switch to the cheap and cleaner-burning fuel.

  • Jan 27- Teamsters union members have approved YRC Worldwide Inc's revised contract, clearing the way for the struggling trucking company to proceed with refinancing its more than $1 billion debt, sending its shares up as much as 11 percent.

  • Jan 27- Teamsters union members have approved YRC Worldwide Inc's revised labor contract, clearing the way for the struggling trucking company to proceed with its refinancing plans, sending its shares up 13 percent before the bell.

  • Warning signals on Dow transports     Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 6:53 AM ET

    Are regulations slowing down transports? Donald Broughton, Avondale Partners, shares his thoughts on what's driving transportation stocks lower and provides an outlook on the sector.

  • *Alcoa slides after results, Sears down on holiday sales. NEW YORK, Jan 10- U.S. stocks traded flat on Friday after the December payroll report came in much weaker than expected, raising new questions about both the strength of the economy and the aggressiveness of Federal Reserve stimulus.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St edges lower after payroll report Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 12:07 PM ET

    *Alcoa slides after results, Sears down on holiday sales. NEW YORK, Jan 10- U.S. stocks edged lower on Friday after the December payroll report came in much weaker than expected, raising new questions about both the strength of the economy and the aggressiveness of Federal Reserve stimulus.

  • *Alcoa shares slide after results. NEW YORK, Jan 10- U.S. stocks were little changed in volatile trading on Friday as a weaker-than-expected payrolls report was partly blamed on frigid weather, leaving traders in search of further clues on the state of the economy.

  • *Alcoa shares slide after results. NEW YORK, Jan 10- U.S. stocks were set to rise slightly at the open on Friday even as the December jobs report came in much weaker than anticipated. "That's what markets do," said John Canally, investment strategist and economist for LPL Financial in Boston.

  • RPT-US STOCKS-Futures rise ahead of payrolls report Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    *Alcoa shares slide after results. NEW YORK, Jan 10- U.S. stock index futures climbed in low volume on Friday as traders awaited a key report on employment in the world's largest economy. "I expect the number to be strong and an initial surge to 1,850 on the S&P," said Ken Polcari, director of the NYSE floor division at O'Neil Securities in New York.

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