Norfolk Southern train carrying new vehicles derails in Missouri

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A Norfolk Southern train carrying new vehicles derailed on Monday in Huntington, Missouri, causing NS to stop train traffic there for over a day. Photo: Missouri State Highway Patrol). The train was carrying new vehicles, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Twitter feed.

Missouri trucker charged in double homicide is still at large

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Law enforcement is seeking the public’s help in locating a central Missouri truck driver charged in the deaths of his former girlfriend and her daughter as a manhunt enters its fifth day. Missouri investigators said in a release that J.T. McLean Missouri


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Exclusive: Missouri trucker ‘snapped’ before killings, brother says

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An ongoing custody battle over his 9-year-old daughter caused a Missouri truck driver — who was a suspect in four homicides — to “snap,” his brother says. Brian Leer of the Boone County (Missouri) Sheriff’s Office.

Missouri trucker charged in double homicide found dead of apparent suicide

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The 19-day manhunt for a Missouri truck driver, charged with strangling his former girlfriend and drowning her 11-year-old daughter, is over after he was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound late Wednesday in South Dakota. McLean Missouri Manhunt for trucker

Missouri trucking company worker gets 6 years for money laundering, fraud

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A Missouri woman was sentenced to six years and seven months in federal prison for embezzling more than $700,000 from the family-owned trucking company and farm where she worked. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

Manhunt continues for trucker believed to have strangled girlfriend, drowned daughter

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Investigators believe a truck driver strangled his former girlfriend and drowned her 11-year-old daughter as the manhunt for a central Missouri truck driver enters its eighth day. Missouri investigators said in a release that J.T.

Late-season cold snap to impact much of US

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A strong cold front is sweeping across the country, leading to cold temperatures and snow from Texas into Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri Tuesday afternoon.

What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe?

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The New Madrid Fault Zone stretches across Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee. The post What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe? appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Multiparty Network Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect disaster logistics networks resilience risk supply chain

Weekend truckers face risk of severe storms

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Look for scattered areas of intense wind gusts and large hail from far eastern Colorado to western Missouri, southward to Texas. Severe thunderstorms. Thunderstorms will pop up Friday in the Pacific Northwest, the Rockies, the Plains, the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic.

Wet weekend ahead for truckers in Eastern US

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Parts of southeastern Missouri and southern Illinois have already seen up to 5 inches of rain and flash flooding Friday morning due to a slow-moving cold front stretching from the Plains all the way to eastern Canada.

Memorial Day weekend storms from Plains to Northeast

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Storms caused flash flooding Friday morning from Springfield, Missouri, to Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Fort Smith, Arkansas. On Memorial Day, storms may spread eastward into Missouri, as well as westward into the Rockies.

Winter Storm Alert: Ice Storms in the Making Across the US


A severe ice storm is causing significant disruption from Texas to Virginia, with Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, and parts of Missouri and Illinois expected to face this storm system's most substantial impact.

Boyle Transportation, Nussbaum Transportation repeat as top fleets for drivers

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The complete list of the top 20: American Central Transport — Kansas City, Missouri Bison Transport Inc. Springfield, Missouri Thomas E. Springfield, Missouri.

Employee dies at Norfolk Southern yard in Pennsylvania

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Related links: NTSB investigates death of BNSF conductor in Missouri. A Norfolk Southern employee died after suffering injuries Wednesday at its Enola yard, outside Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Small Fleet Summit: OOIDA discusses various ‘shortages’

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He resides in Holden, Missouri. Pugh quit trucking in 2017, moved to Missouri and began working at OOIDA as a regulatory specialist. This fireside chat is part of the FreightWaves Small Fleet & Owner-Operator Summit. FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: OOIDA looks at the new regulatory landscape.

Flash flood threat looms for truckers in several states

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The threat for flooding stretches into northwestern Arkansas and the southern portions of Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. Intense thunderstorms will continue to drench places from Texas to southern Ohio over the next couple of days.

Flood risk keeps trucking through the South

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Severe storms are possible Friday, with large hail, destructive winds and isolated tornadoes from the Missouri Bootheel and western Tennessee to Louisville, Kentucky, and Cincinnati. Truckers face another day of delays as heavy rain persists in areas from Texas to the Great Lakes.

Truckers facing severe storm threat in heartland

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Louis and Jefferson City, Missouri; the western suburbs of Chicago; Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin; the southern suburbs of Minneapolis-St. Truckers will hit more nasty storms and torrential downpours the next few days from the Plains to the Midwest.

Illinois trucking manager sentenced in $625K fraud scheme

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See related articles: Oilfield supervisor admits lining pockets with $400,000 of Petco’s money Missouri trucking company worker gets 6 years for money laundering, fraud Ex-trucking employee sentenced in wire fraud case.

Hybrent Is A “Game Changer” for ASC


Hybrent Software and Medline Custom Packs Saves ASC Purchasing Team Time & Money Near the Mississippi River where Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee all meet, The Physicians’ Surgery Center offers procedures in ophthalmology, gastroenterology, gynecology, urology, pain management and general surgery.

Xpress Global Systems acquires LTL Delta Distribution

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Delta Distribution has been servicing Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri and Michigan since 1997.

Paschall Truck Lines parent acquires dry van carrier TDC

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Founded in 1985, Joplin, Missouri-based TDC provides regional service in the central U.S., Paschall Truck Lines parent Interstate Personnel Services (IPS) announced Thursday the recent acquisition of dry van carrier Transport Distribution Co. TDC) and a related business.

Dangerous heat, humidity linger from Midwest to Gulf Coast

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It will feel like a sauna outside as the heat index exceeds 105 degrees Tuesday in more than a dozen states. The combination of high heat and oppressive humidity began reaching dangerous levels over the weekend, spreading from the Midwest to the Gulf Coast.

Knight-Swift acquires 3PL UTXL in $22.5M deal

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The nation’s largest truckload carrier, Knight-Swift Transportation ( NYSE: KNX ) announced Tuesday the acquisition of Kansas City, Missouri-based third-party logistics provider UTXL in a $22.5

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FRA, states develop 40-year plan to bolster Midwest passenger rail

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The 12 states studied during the plan’s creation were Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Allstates WorldCargo acquires GFE to expand customer footprint

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GFE also has back-office functions in Missouri and that was helpful to our growth.”.

The Daily Dash: Regional carrier to reach 10 states

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Regional parcel delivery carrier Lone Star Overnight will expand its coverage area in early September by adding markets in Louisiana and Arkansas and launching service in Illinois, Missouri and Kansas. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem.

The Daily Dash: Strong trends for LTL carriers

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Missouri trucking company worker gets 6 years for money laundering, fraud. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, we highlight second-quarter updates from ArcBest and Saia, a $50 million round of funding for Locus and more.

Stormy week ahead for truckers in eastern half of US

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Rain totals of 4 to 6 inches are possible in places such as Dallas-Fort Worth; eastern Oklahoma; Fort Smith, Arkansas; Poplar Bluff, Missouri; Carbondale, Illinois; as well as Evansville, Indiana.

BNSF clears sites in Texas and Montana for industrial development

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Among the other areas hosting at least one of BNSF’s 29 certified sites are Arizona, California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma and South Dakota.

Driver barred from driving truck in interstate commerce after Vermont crash

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Read more articles here: Driver barred from using truck in interstate commerce after multiple violations Manhunt continues for trucker believed to have strangled girlfriend, drowned her daughter Missouri trucker charged in double homicide is still at large.

Former chief tribal judge sentenced in truck driver ticketing scheme

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Court documents allege Brady received a blank $250 Arvest Bank money order from a commercial truck driver from Missouri, which she made out to herself and cashed in Montana.

Severe storms to slam nation’s heartland

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This includes the metropolitan areas of Denver; Omaha, Nebraska; Kansas City, Missouri; Topeka and Wichita, Kansas; as well as Amarillo, Lubbock and Midland, Texas. A potential significant severe weather outbreak is brewing in the Plains.

Flooding, road closures continue in several states

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Eastern portions of Oklahoma and Texas, in addition to southern Missouri, have also been flooded, with flash flood watches stretching all the way to southern Indiana and northern Kentucky. Major flash flooding continues to slam parts of the Mississippi Valley, keeping some roads closed.

Hurricane Pamela threatens to flood parts of Mexico, US

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The front is connected to a blizzard in the northern Rockies, but on the warm side of this big low pressure system a band of strong thunderstorms was developing Wednesday morning from northern Texas to Kansas City, Missouri.

OceanWaves: Are SMBs being left out in the cold?

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BIO: Murphy has an international business degree from the University of Missouri and attended Peking University in Beijing. This fireside chat recap is from FreightWaves’ OceanWaves Summit on Wednesday. TOPIC: Are SMBs being left out in the cold?

Another day of severe weather for truckers in Plains

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Louis, Missouri; Peoria, Illinois; as well as Little Rock, Jonesboro and Fort Smith, Arkansas. After numerous severe storms broke out Wednesday across the Plains, truckers across the region will have to dodge dicey weather again Thursday.

Kansas City on pace for record commercial real estate growth in 2021

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On Monday, Colliers International (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI), a global commercial real estate management company, announced it would build a 167,000-square-foot cold storage facility in Liberty, Missouri.

Walmart invests in DroneUp, plans drone deliveries from Bentonville store this summer

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Previously, Walmart announced that customers along the Arkansas and Missouri state line will be able to receive e-commerce orders via drone delivery this summer as part of a pilot with drone provider Zipline International. Walmart ( NYSE: WMT ) is getting into the drone business.

Werner: Exemption will get drivers employed faster amid ‘historic driver shortage’

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In February, FMCSA approved a similar exemption requested by Springfield, Missouri-based Wilson Logistics. Werner Enterprises is banking on a commercial learner’s permit (CPL) exemption not only to boost operational productivity but to help the company get its drivers employed faster.

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