Holding pattern: Van, reefer rates flat nationally but some markets heat up

Rates on the lane from Buffalo to Allentown, Pa.ΒΈ were up 13 cents to an average of $2.59 per mile. The Midwest has also been improving, with outbound prices up in both Columbus and Chicago.

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N.Y. reps push to reopen cross-border trucking

Nine New York congressional representatives have asked President Obama to resolve the trade dispute with Mexico after it imposed new tariffs on apple exports to Mexico. Democrat Reps. Michael Arcuri, Scott Murphy, Maurice Hinchey, Bill Owens, Dan Maffei, Paul Tonko, John Hall and Louise Slaughter, along with Republican Rep. Chris Lee made the request after apples were added to a list of retaliatory tariffs, according to the New York Apple Association Mexico recently added tariffs of 20 percent ...

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