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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Nov 22 2017

Exclusive: CSX to impose hefty fees on some rail customers in 2018

SEATTLE CSX Corp will charge new fees for freight shipments to Mexico and hike charges for customers that fail to load or discharge railcars by agreed deadlines or ship unsafely loaded or overweight railcars as of Jan. 1, the company said.

Nov 17 2017

J.B. Hunt, Wal-Mart climb aboard Tesla's electric truck

Tesla Inc on Friday got high-profile orders from Wal-Mart Stores Inc and fleet operator J.B. Hunt for its future electric truck, but would-be customers indicated they are giving the big rig a try, not buying in volume.

Nov 17 2017

J.B. Hunt, Wal-Mart climb aboard Tesla's electric truck

Tesla Inc on Friday got high-profile orders from Wal-Mart Stores Inc and fleet operator J.B. Hunt for its future electric truck, but would-be customers indicated they are giving the big rig a try, not buying in volume.

Nov 17 2017

J.B. Hunt, Wal-Mart climb aboard Tesla's electric truck

Tesla Inc on Friday got high-profile orders from Wal-Mart Stores Inc and fleet operator J.B. Hunt for its future electric truck, but would-be customers indicated they are giving the big rig a try, not buying in volume.

Nov 15 2017

U.S. delivery companies dig deep to hire holiday season help

SEATTLE The tightest U.S. labor market this century is putting pressure on margins for freight haulers and warehouse operators as they bid for hundreds of thousands of workers to move packages during the peak holiday period.

Nov 07 2017

Trucking firm Schneider's profit hurt by driver costs, hurricanes

U.S. trucking firm Schneider National Inc on Tuesday posted a quarterly profit below expectations, hurt by higher costs for recruiting and retaining drivers and the impact of hurricanes in August and September.

Nov 06 2017

Trucker Knight-Swift's third-quarter profit falls on merger costs

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc , the largest full truckload carrier in North America, posted a lower quarterly profit on Monday due to costs associated with its recent merger and a growing driver shortage in the industry.

Nov 06 2017

U.S. truck firms accelerate into the merging lane

The consolidation of the U.S. trucking industry is picking up speed, with big trucking companies and private equity funds scooping up smaller firms as a U.S. regulatory mandate is set to go into effect and as drivers push for higher wages.

Nov 02 2017

E-commerce drives XPO Logistics to record quarterly profit

(This story was corrected to show revenue growth in e-commerce and retail customers within North American contract logistics.)

Nov 01 2017

E-commerce drives XPO Logistics to record quarterly profit

Nov 1 XPO Logistics Inc posted a record quarterly profit on Wednesday, fueled by e-commerce demand for its contract logistics and "last mile" services, shipments of consumer goods, and a strong truck brokerage market.

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