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  • UPS holiday rush is fueled by technology with local roots

    UPS holiday rush is fueled by technology with local roots
    When Keith Short began delivering packages for UPS in Glen Burnie 23 years ago, he used bulky pads of paper to track parcels and pens that froze in the cold. Today, Short scans packages on and off his truck with a handheld computer that tells him what...
  • FedEx predicts busiest shipping day in its history

    FedEx predicts busiest shipping day in its history
    On a day expected to be the busiest in FedEx's 40-year history, Diane Maleski got to work extra early — at 4:30 a.m. That was long before the first trucks arrived from the airport bearing parcels that would be piled onto conveyor belts, sorted by...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies and a high around 51 degrees. The low temperature is expected to be around 38 degrees tonight. TRAFFIC Here are today's morning traffic issues. OCCUPY BALTIMORE Follow Justin Fenton on Twitter to...
  • Baltimore vs. Norfolk: A tale of two ports

    Baltimore vs. Norfolk: A tale of two ports
    It was just one headline among many of its kind in The Baltimore Sun during the 1980s and 1990s: "Baltimore loses round to Va." The 1995 article noted that the shipping giant Maersk Lines was ending its service between South America and the port of...
  • Federal mediators to try to restart talks with dockworkers

    Federal mediators to try to restart talks with dockworkers
    Federal mediators will attempt to restart stalled contract talks between the union representing 14,500 East and Gulf coast dockworkers and the group representing their employers in an effort to avert the first strike in 35 years. A strike would clot...
  • Albert C. Haeger, broker

    Albert C. Haeger, broker
    Albert C. Haeger, a veteran customhouse broker and freight forwarder who owned and operated the old William H. Masson Inc. brokerage, died Aug. 3 of pancreatic cancer at his Bel Air home. He was 85. The son of a merchant marine engineer and a homemaker,...
  • Gas tax hike would hurt truckers, Md. economy

    With the stunning end to Maryland's General Assembly, many have opined of the need to raise the gas tax in the anticipated special session ("Baltimore gets stranded," April 17). Supporters state that the "business community" overwhelmingly favors such...
  • Congressman seeks review of Port Canaveral-Gulftainer cargo deal

    Congressman seeks review of Port Canaveral-Gulftainer cargo deal
    Port Canaveral’s deal with a Middle East company, Gulftainer, to expand cargo operations may face further review for security issues. U.S. Congressman Duncan Hunter, R-San Diego, called for review of the deal in a July 29 letter to U.S. Treasury...
  • UAE-based company signs 35-year cargo deal at Port Canaveral

    UAE-based company signs 35-year cargo deal at Port Canaveral
    A U.S. subsidiary of Middle Eastern cargo company Gulftainer has signed a 35-year, $100 million agreement to boost cargo operations with a new terminal at Port Canaveral. It’s the first U.S. location for Gulftainer, a United Arab Emirates...
  • Ships and blue whales on a collision course off California coast

    Ships and blue whales on a collision course off California coast
    Blue whales cluster for long periods in the busy shipping lanes off the California coast, according to a new study┬áthat raises concern about collisions between vessels and the endangered animals. “It’s an unhappy coincidence,” said...
  • Staples, USPS end program to set up mini-post offices in stores

    Staples Inc. said it will end a pilot program with the U.S. Postal Service to set up mini-post offices in the company's retail outlets, after several protests outside the stores. Postal workers have protested the program for months, objecting to...
  • To fight trucker fatigue, focus on economics, not electronics

    To fight trucker fatigue, focus on economics, not electronics
    Last month, after a tractor-trailer collided with a vehicle carrying actor Tracy Morgan and others, national attention focused — briefly — on the serious issue of fatigued truck drivers. The truck's driver, Kevin Roper, was charged with...