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Ford Slashing 7000 Jobs as Disruption Sweeps Auto Industry  Transport Topics Online

Ford Motor Co. plans to eliminate about 7000 salaried jobs — about 10% of its global white-collar workforce — as pressures mount on automakers to keep pace ...


Ambulance service to transport patients | News, Sports, Jobs  Gloversville Leader-Herald

GLOVERSVILLE — Months after suspending operations in February, the Ambulance *Service* of Fulton County is once again operating, but will not be operating ...


Rockford Airport to Add 500 Jobs  Transport Topics Online

ROCKFORD, Ill. — A $9 million federal grant will pay for expanded parking for cargo jets at Chicago Rockford International Airport, where the nation's ...


Falcon Transport says it's closed; 550 jobs done  Youngstown Vindicator

Staff report. YOUNGSTOWN. A large Mahoning Valley trucking company may be the latest victim of the General Motors Lordstown Assembly Complex closing.


Jobless Claims Hit Five-Week Low Amid Tight Labor Market  Transport Topics Online

Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly dipped to a five-week low, offering a *fresh* sign the job market remains historically tight amid other mixed ...


Western Express to Invest $88 Million, Add 225 Jobs in Tennessee  Transport Topics Online

Western Express, a Nashville-based freight company, announced May 1 it will spend $88 million and add 225 jobs as it adds new technology, business services ...


Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker's $41.5 Billion Infrastructure Plan Includes Tax Hikes  Transport Topics Online

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has drafted a $41.5 billion plan that would rely on a slew of new taxes and tax increases to repair the state's infrastructure. The six-year ...


Trident Transport announces plans to expand, create new jobs in the Scenic City  WRCB-TV

Trident Transport has announced plans to expand and add more jobs in the Scenic City. The freight broker and logistics provider already has one location on ...


Jobs Top Forecast at 263000 Gain, but Wages Miss Estimates  Transport Topics Online

The U.S. economy accelerated its rebound from a recent soft patch as unemployment unexpectedly fell to a *fresh* 49-year low amid strong hiring and ...


Re-elected Gauteng Premier Makhura to prioritise jobs, housing and transport  EWN

David Makhura was elected and sworn-in on Wednesday in a province highly contested by the Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Economic Freedom Fighters ...


Amazon Proposes Airfreight Hub in Florida  Transport Topics Online

LAKELAND, Fla. — Amazon is looking to make a more than $100 million investment in Lakeland.


MPs call for national bus strategy and wider franchising powers  The Guardian

Ministers must set out a national strategy for buses and extend franchising powers to all local authorities to halt an alarming decline in usage, MPs have said.


Seafarers union blames lenient Transport Canada policy for merchant sailor's death  Yahoo News

The International Transport Workers Federation says a long-standing Transport Canada policy directly contributed to the presumed death of a seafarer on a ...


Recruiters 'on Notice' as Falcon Drivers Look for Jobs  businessjournaldaily.com

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Within hours after Falcon Transport Co. told its 550 employees to stop work “immediately,” recruiters for other transportation companies ...


Falcon Transport shuts down | News, Sports, Jobs  Morning Journal News

AUSTINTOWN — A local trucking company with a long history in the Mahoning Valley is closing its doors. The Falcon Transport Co., located on Victoria Road, s.


Nestle US Unit to Cut 4000 Jobs by Stopping Direct-to-Store Delivery  Transport Topics Online

Nestle SA's U.S. unit will lay off about 4000 workers as it stops delivering frozen pizza and ice cream directly to stores and instead transitions to a warehouse ...


Govt of India plans to create 10 million jobs for Electric Mobility industry  Urban Transport News

It is good news for the Indian jobseekers that Govt. of India is now making a blueprint to create specialised workforce for the electric mobility industry.


'Self-gratification' of online shoppers risks jobs: Toll CEO  The Australian Financial Review

Logistics group Toll will have got rid of 3000 jobs by September as it slashes costs to stay profitable.


OhioMeansJobs centers ready to help Falcon Transport workers | News, Sports, Jobs  SalemNews.net

YOUNGSTOWN—Drivers and other former employees of Falcon Transport Co. are urged to contact the OhioMeansJobs centers in Trumbull, Mahoning or ...


The 10 highest-paying jobs you can get without a college degree all pay more than $79,000  CNBC

CNBC Make It analyzed data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to find the ten occupations that pay workers the largest salaries and don't require college ...


Mega mine next to Adani quietly put on hold, thousands of promised jobs in doubt  ABC News

A $6.7 billion Chinese mega mine coal project adjacent to the Adani venture in Queensland's Galilee Basin is in doubt after the company abandoned its bid for a ...


British Steel's closure would have 'huge' knock-on effects  The Guardian

Failure to save British Steel would have a nationwide knock-on effect, experts have warned, hitting suppliers, hurting industries that rely on its products and ...


Malta's maritime industry makes up 12% of national GDP – Transport Minister  Newsbook

Malta's maritime industry adds 12% to Malta's GDP and has so far created 23,000 new jobs, Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects Ian Borg ...


Transport tensions a key obstacle to decarbonising Ireland  The Irish Times

Report acknowledges 'deep uncertainties' about how to tackle climate change.


Transport workers to protest for better conditions at Cairns Airport  The Cairns Post

TRANSPORT Workers Union members are planning a protest tomorrow morning at Cairns Airport to demand equal pay and regular hours.


Ford to cut 10% of global workforce as part of restructuring effort  Irish Times

Move comes amid threat to Cork jobs at car company's Irish head office.


Scania increases customer awareness at Brisbane Truck Show | Logistics, Trucking & Transport News  Prime Mover

The 2019 Brisbane Truck Show has delivered nearly twice as many potential customers according to Scania when compared to the previous event.


'Transport is something that effects everyone, so the public's input on this will be important'  Fenland Citizen

The public is set to have a say in shaping a strategy to tackle transport issues and support growth in Cambridgeshire over the next 30 years.


Imported chicken tariffs: A boom for big business, bust for life-saving small – Unati Speirs  BizNews

The ongoing trade war saga is being fuelled by tariffs. And as the President of the United States, Donald Trump, keeps saying, it's to protect the local economy.


Phil Twyford announces review of transport tender process  New Zealand Herald

The Transport Minister has announced a full review of the Public Transport Operating Model saying the competitive tendering process has triggered a "race to ...


HS2 reaches 9000 jobs  GOV.UK

Today, HS2 Ltd has confirmed that work on Britain's new high speed railway is supporting 9000 jobs around the country.


Tesla to Cut 1000 Jobs Starting March 20  Transport Topics Online

Tesla's Fremont factory will be the hardest hit in California by the global job cuts the electric vehicle maker announced last month.


Fiat Cuts 1500 Jobs as Canada Plant Reduces Minivan Output  Transport Topics Online

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is cutting about 1500 jobs at a factory in Canada that's scaling back production due to slowing minivan sales.


VW to Cut Jobs, Costs in Transition to Electric, Autonomous Cars  Transport Topics Online

Volkswagen AG's main car brand plans to deepen cost cuts and ax more jobs as profits slip in the industry's shift to electric and self-driving cars.


Volkswagen to Invest $800 Million, Create 1000 Jobs at Tennessee Plant  Transport Topics Online

From the Detroit auto show, Volkswagen announced this week plans to invest $800 million in its Chattanooga, Tenn., plant, expecting to create 1000 jobs in the ...


New watercraft construction barging ahead  Australian Antarctic Division

Construction of two 'heavy lift' barges for the new Antarctic icebreaker, RSV Nuyina, is underway at Tasmanian shipbuilders, Taylor Bros.


US Firms Post Weakest Job Growth in 18 Months, ADP Says  Transport Topics Online

U.S. companies added the fewest workers in March since late 2017 as construction and manufacturing cut jobs, according to a private report that signals ...


GM to Invest $300 Million, Create 400 Jobs at Michigan Plant  Transport Topics Online

General Motors Co. will invest $300 million in its Orion Township. Mich., assembly plant, a move that will create 400 jobs in suburban Detroit.


More than 400 Louisville workers to get new jobs with trucking firm  Courier Journal

Jack Cooper Transport Co. had told state officials it will lay off 425 yard management workers in Louisville. But RCS Transportation will hire them.


New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Calls Amazon's HQ2 Jobs 'Mission Critical'  Transport Topics Online

Defending the incentive package to attract Amazon.com Inc.'s HQ2 to New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio said the prospect of the tech giant bringing tens of ...


Union Pacific Reports Strong 4Q Results, but Hints of Job Cuts  Transport Topics Online

Union Pacific Corp. reported record 2018 fourth-quarter income of $1.55 billion, or $2.13 a share, on Jan. 24.


Toyota Boosts Investment in US Manufacturing to $13 Billion, Adds Another 600 Jobs  Transport Topics Online

Back in 2017, Toyota said that it would invest at least $10 billion over the course of the next five years in its U.S. manufacturing presence. Now, the Japanese ...


Consumer Confidence Slumps on Weak Growth, Slower Job Gains  Transport Topics Online

Consumer confidence declined for the fourth time in five months on dimmer assessments of present conditions, suggesting that weak first-quarter growth and ...


Ford's Global Cost Purge Hits Europe With Thousands of Job Cuts  Transport Topics Online

Ford Motor Co. said it will cut thousands of jobs, weed out slow-selling variants and potentially close entire factories in Europe, as the carmakers's global ...


Trucking Industry Expected to See Slower Growth in 2019  Transport Topics Online

After a 2018 that saw record-setting levels of freight-hauling demand and driver pay as tonnage levels reached a 20-year high, the trucking industry is expected ...


Investors Leery of Sharp Downturn in Labor Market  Transport Topics Online

Investors were on edge a year ago for signs the U.S. labor market was overheating. Now they're primed for the opposite. While the April 5 jobs report is expected ...


Tesla Cuts Jobs on the Road to Making an Affordable Electric Car  Transport Topics Online

Tesla, recognizing as imperative its ability to produce a cheaper electric car, told employees Jan. 18 that it must cut 7% of its workforce. Tesla's cheapest model ...


AI and Trucking's Future Workforce  Transport Topics Online

As artificial intelligence grows more sophisticated and becomes increasingly accessible to businesses of all types, it will usher in significant changes across a ...


MEET THE CANDIDATES: School places, transport and housing the big issues in Ratoath  Meath Chronicle

What a difference a term makes ….. after the 2014 council election, Fine Gael was glorying in taking three seats in the seven-seat Ratoath electoral area, with ...


Job Openings Drop From Record; Quit Rate Stays Elevated  Transport Topics Online

U.S. job openings fell in September from a record in the previous month while Americans continued to voluntarily leave their positions at the highest rate since ...


Is There a Truck Driver Shortage or Not? ATA Says Research Paper Made 'Critical Errors'  Transport Topics Online

The chief economist for American Trucking Associations has criticized a research paper written by a university professor and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ...


The need for EMTs and paramedics is growing, but finding people to fill the jobs isn't easy  CNBC

EMTs and paramedics are in demand around the country, with some 37400 jobs set to be added through 2026, a 15 percent increase.


Caltrans Scrambles to Hire Road Maintenance Workers  Transport Topics Online

Caltrans will consider hiring nearly anyone for 333 maintenance jobs it is trying to fill. The transportation department is on a spree to hire enough workers to ...


Nashville Chosen for Amazon Operations Hub  Transport Topics Online

Amazon will build a $230 million operations hub in Nashville, Tenn., that will house 5000 employees over the next 10 years.


A New Tool to Boost Your City's 'Sustainable Mobility'  CityLab

Cities could get more people walking, biking, and riding transit, according to a new report, if they just know where to look for improvement.


15 jobs that pay more than $75,000 that you can get without a bachelor's degree  CNBC

Jobs like air traffic controller, commercial pilot and power plant operator all pay big salaries topping $75000 and don't require a bachelor's degree.


In small-town Louisiana, investors tout $10B investment and 100K jobs for 'transport hub,' but...  The Advocate

The developers that rolled into Opelousas had some big plans to announce last week for St. Landry Parish and the entire Acadiana region.


Flatbed Agent, Employment  Transport Topics Online

TTjobs: Agents, , Jackson, Tennessee , Flatbed Agent at AWL Transport Inc. dba: TLX.


Motorbike Transport App Creates Jobs And Saves Lives in Rwanda  Real Leaders

Where else in the world can you upload your photograph to an app, plus a few personal details and get a job? Well, Africa for starters. With the lack of ...


National campaign to laud family business  News & Star

A Cumbrian haulier has joined a national campaign to celebrate family businesses.


Survey: US Companies Added a Solid 163000 Jobs in August  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — U.S. businesses added 163,000 jobs in August, a private survey found, a decent gain that suggests that employers are confident enough to ...


Separated at the border: The contractor making millions transporting children to shelters  Quartz

When former US Secret *Service* agents Dario Marquez, Charles Vance, and Bill Mattman founded defense contractor MVM Inc. in 1979, they began by providing ...


31 cities adding the most jobs as the US economy grows  USA TODAY

24/7 Wall St. reviewed 5-year changes in employment at the metro area level to identify the cities adding the most jobs.


Trade Groups Push for No Tariffs on Vehicle Parts  Transport Topics Online

Officials in the transportation industry warned that if President Donald Trump follows through on the threat of tariffs on imported truck and automobile parts, the ...


Longshore labor: ITF argues automation trades productivity, jobs for lower costs  JOC.com

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) has joined the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) in urging Maersk to consider the ...


Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Fall, Hitting New 49-Year Low  Transport Topics Online

Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly dropped, falling to the lowest level since October 1969, as the tight labor market showed little sign of ...


Taxi app in Somalia offers safe transport option, creates jobs  TRT World

Somalia has been engulfed in violence since dictator Mohamed Siad Barre was toppled in 1991. Security has improved in recent years, and so has Somalia's ...


ADP Survey: US Companies Add 219000 Jobs in July  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — U.S. businesses added 219000 jobs in July, a private survey found, a robust total that suggests employers still are able to find the workers ...


Norfolk Southern Breaks Ground on Atlanta HQ  Transport Topics Online

Railroad giant Norfolk Southern held a ceremonial turning of dirt March 26 to mark construction of the company's new Midtown Atlanta headquarters, but the ...


Artificial intelligence will create as many jobs as it destroys, according to a PwC analysis  INSIDER

PwC forecast that AI would displace 20% jobs by 2037, but it would also create just as many jobs. That suggests fears about robots rendering humans useless ...


Jobless Claims Fall to 49-Year Low, Below All Forecasts  Transport Topics Online

Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell, dropping to the lowest since December 1969, as the labor market tightened further. Jobless claims ...


Resurgent Oil Fields Keep Drivers in Short Supply  Transport Topics Online

These are boom times in West Texas. Across the state, the robust shale industry is providing a lift to local economies and trucking companies that serve the ...


Electric Vehicles Seen Imperiling US Jobs, UAW Says  Transport Topics Online

The lonely voice to speak up in support of the Trump administration's investigation into U.S. auto imports warned the rise of electric vehicles could be dire for ...


Why Housing Policy Is Climate Policy  The New York Times

California has long been seen as a leader on climate change. The state's history of aggressive action to reduce air pollution, accelerate the use of renewable ...


Data Shows Mismatch Between Jobs and Workers in Cities  CityLab

Mapping job openings with available employees in major U.S. cities reveals a striking spatial mismatch, according to a new Urban Institute report.


Driver Retention Boosted by Recognition, Opportunity, Experts Say  Transport Topics Online

SAN DIEGO — Creative methods for recruiting new hires and recognizing existing drivers' efforts can help commercial fleets keep their vehicles' seats filled, ...


How Americans Commute to Work, in Maps  CityLab

We are cleaving into two nations—one where daily life revolves around the car, and the other where the car is receding in favor of walking, biking, and transit.


Wheeler Trucking to Add 70 Jobs After Securing GM Contract  Transport Topics Online

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — A trucking firm with a growing presence in Springfield is planning to add close to 70 new jobs after securing a contract with GM as the ...


Berlin bus job puts Syrian refugee in the driver's seat  UNHCR

Transport chiefs in Germany's capital are training refugees to drive buses, addressing a shortage of drivers and integrating newcomers.


An experimental Swedish art project will pay you to do nothing for the rest of your life  The Washington Post

Imagine: For the rest of your life, you are assigned no tasks at work. You can watch movies, read books, work on creative projects or just sleep. In fact, the only ...


Fired Truck Driver Sues Cannabidiol Company After Using Product  Transport Topics Online

While 33 states allow the use of medical marijuana and 10 states permit possession and recreational use of pot, for truck drivers there is but one law: Don't use it ...


Luxembourg makes all public transport free  CNN

Luxembourg suffers from major traffic jams, so the government plans to make public transportation free for everyone in the tiny European state.


Trucking firm gets PILOT for airport-area expansion  Memphis Business Journal

The company will create 26 new jobs at an average annual wage of about $61000 over the next eight years.


20 high-paying jobs you can get with just a high school diploma  Business Insider

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are a ton of high-paying jobs that only require a high school diploma.


Global shipping transport company expanding its North American headquarters in Richmond, creating 129 new jobs  Richmond.com

Global transport company Ocean Network Express plans to invest $2.5 million to expand its North American regional headquarters in Richmond to ...


Experts Discuss Autonomous Tech's Effect on Freight  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — As they become more prevalent, autonomous technologies will bear a bigger impact on freight transportation, according to panelists ...


The Latest News and Data About Ethanol Production  Ethanol Producer Magazine

The National Association of State Energy Officials and the Energy Futures Initiative released a report in March that details current employment in a variety of U.S. ...


GM to Lay Off Nearly 15000 Workers  Transport Topics Online

DETROIT — General Motors will lay off 14700 factory and white-collar workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as it restructures to ...


Truckers Cut Payrolls As Freight Demand Softens  Wall Street Journal

Trucking companies pulled back from hiring in March as freight demand softened and job growth across the logistics sector slowed. Carriers cut payrolls by ...


Amazon Thrives on FedEx Delivery Model, but Driver Pay Challenges Persist  Transport Topics Online

Five years on, Amazon.com Inc.'s chief executive officer is betting on decidedly more terrestrial technology: Drivers. As in real people. Tens of thousands of them ...


New Zealand transport workers' jobs and conditions under attack  World Socialist Web Site

Rail workers employed by transnational companies Transdev and Hyundai Rotem (THR) in New Zealand's capital, Wellington, confront another round of attacks ...


Payrolls, Wages Cool While Unemployment Rate Hits 48-Year Low  Transport Topics Online

While unemployment fell more than forecast in September to 3.7%, the lowest since December 1969, average hourly earnings climbed 2.8% from a year earlier, ...


Is the conversation around cities' technology use shifting?  Smart Cities Dive

DENVER — In the recent past, smart cities' focus was on deploying technology. Now, the conversation has shifted to asking how technology should be used, ...


Norway Embarks On Its Most Ambitious Transport Project Yet  NPR

Norway's rugged west coast features glaciers, waterfalls and fjords that are beautiful — but take a long time to navigate. A major infrastructure plan could cut ...


Truck Driver Shortage Constrains Booming Texas Oil Fields  Transport Topics Online

In the busy oil fields south of San Antonio, some big rig trucks sit empty.


Smith Transport joins Bedford Walmart | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona Mirror

ROARING SPRING — Smith Transport is now the on-site transportation provider for the Walmart Distribution Center in Bedford. Over the course of the next 60.


How on earth is Chris Grayling still a cabinet minister?  The Guardian

The unjustifiable train fare hike is the latest reason why he should resign as transport secretary, but still he staggers on, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones.


Pilots working for airlines that transport packages for Amazon are not happy — and many are considering quitting, a survey found  Business Insider

Amazon Air relies on a partnership with a number of airlines to fulfill its deliveries. Many pilots are considering quitting those carriers.


Soldiers can now earn free journeyman certificates for doing their everyday jobs  ArmyTimes.com

Soldiers in more than 100 MOSs can now earn civilian credentials through an apprenticeship program that honors their previous training and on-the-job hours.


Prison Transport Outfit USG7 Won't Pay Death Judgment  The Marshall Project

Johnny Smith spent almost 24 hours shackled in the back of a prison van—barely conscious and muttering incoherently—before he died there in 2011. A private ...


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