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Heartland Express acquires Smith Transport Inc.

North Liberty-based Heartland Express, Inc., has acquired 100% of the equity of dry van truckload carrier Smith Transport, Inc., Heartland officials recently announced. “We are...

Transportation HUB USA

One of the Corridor’s most promising industry clusters is transportation and logistics. The newly approved $108.6 million FedEx warehouse and distribution center in southwest Cedar...

Heartland named Carrier of the Year by FedEx Express

A Heartland Express truck. FILE PHOTO By CBJ News Staff news@corridorbusiness.com Heartland Express has once again been named a Platinum Award Winner and Core Carrier of the...

CR to hire workforce development specialist

An aerial view of the city of Cedar Rapids. CREDIT EXPEDITED FREIGHT   By Dave DeWitte dave@corridorbusiness.com In a reminder of the city’s persistently low unemployment rate, the...

Transportation bellwethers point up

CBJ Editorial The transportation industry is a leading economic bellwether because it shows the exchange of goods and people. When it does well, it...

BLX delivers its first Fastest Growing title

BLX Expedited Carriers CEO Brice Lukasko speaks about how his company became the 2019 Fastest Growing Company during the CBJ's event June 5 at...

Keep on truckin’, Corridor

CBJ Editorial It’s no secret that the trucking industry is an especially crucial element of the Corridor economy. It’s one of the few industries that...

Alliant subsidiary acquires Hybrid Transit Systems

Hybrid Transit System's Cedar Rapids headquarters. PHOTO BRIAN DRAEGGER   By Katharine Carlon katharine@corridorbusiness.com Alliant Energy Transportation and Hybrid Transit Systems have joined forc­es in what leaders describe...

Corridor cities discuss regulations as Uber launches

By Dave DeWitte dave@corridorbusiness.com   The Corridor’s two largest cities are pulling together to create a regulatory template that could ease the way for regional regulation of...

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