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Uber Freight expands autonomous truck pilot

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Uber Freight, a leading logistics platform and partner for shippers and carriers, and Aurora Innovation, a leading autonomous vehicle company, have announced the expansion of their autonomous pilot with a new commercial lane between Fort Worth and El Paso. The 600-mile lane across Texas launched in October and is supporting Uber Freight customers as they prepare for the 2022 holiday season.

C.H. Robinson lays off hundreds as freight markets cool

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C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. Eden Prairie, MN, laid off about 650 employees last week, just days after releasing a disappointing third quarter report.

SiCar Farms, GO Group expand in Mexico

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SiCar Farms, family owned business with more than 35 years / three generations of growing, packing and distributing their own fresh products. 

WARP adds fresh freight division

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WARP’s Fresh Freight division offers temperature-controlled transportation and cross-docking solutions - producing a re-imagined temperature-controlled LTL network.

Procurant, Uber Freight partner to transform fresh produce shipping

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The partnership between Procurant and Uber Freight enables any produce supplier with a Procurant account to view a competitive transportation rate and secure shipment of a specific load while responding to an active purchase order.

Thermo King moves forward with electric reefer trailers after Walmart, Loblaws trials

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During more than 2,500 hours of operation, the battery-powered refrigerated trailer unit delivered excellent performance, ensuring high quality climate control to keep food and other goods fresh.

Investment allows Boa Logistics and Flow Cold Storage to expand

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Cambridge Capital, a leading investment firm focused on the supply chain sector, today announced a majority investment in Boa Logistics and Flow Cold Storage which are innovative, high-growth, third-party logistics companies specializing in refrigerated less-than-truckload ("LTL") freight consolidation, led by industry veterans.

Mission Produce, NatureSweet enter 3PL partnership

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Mission Produce, Inc., a world leader in sourcing, producing and distributing fresh Hass avocados with additional offerings in mangos, and NatureSweet Tomatoes, the producer of North America’s best-selling snacking tomatoes, Cherubs, has announced a long-term third-party logistics partnership leveraging Mission’s state-of-the-art forward distribution center in Laredo, Texas.

Chilean ag leaders address logistics crisis

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The main players in the export and import sectors are working in a coordinated manner to urgently identify effective solutions to the logistic issues that have driven up food prices worldwide and severely impacted Chile and its global trade partners.

Walmart to purchase 4,500 Canoo electric delivery vehicles to be used for last mile deliveries

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While the LDV is expected to begin hitting the road in 2023, the companies plan to kick-off advanced deliveries to refine and finalize vehicle configuration in the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex in the coming weeks.