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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

15 Feb 2018

Thousands of FedEx customer records exposed by unsecured server

Global package delivery company FedEx Corp said on Thursday it has secured some of the customer identification records that were visible earlier this month on an unsecured server, and so far has found no evidence that private data was "misappropriated."

15 Feb 2018

XPO Logistics expects 750,000 European home deliveries for 2018

SEATTLE XPO Logistics Inc said on Thursday it expects to make or manage 750,000 deliveries of bulky goods like flat-screen televisions and furniture to homes in Europe in 2018, as the U.S.-based company dips its toe into a crowded and fast-growing market.

09 Feb 2018

Amazon tests delivery in Los Angeles, shipping shares sink

Amazon.com Inc is testing a program to ship its sellers' goods, sending shares in FedEx and UPS tumbling even though analysts and the companies played down any near-term threat to the two global delivery businesses. | Video

08 Feb 2018

Old Dominion shares slide despite results, rosy freight forecast

Trucking firm Old Dominion Freight Line Inc said on Thursday it was expecting robust demand and better pricing in 2018, fueled by a strengthening economy, but its shares slid 6 percent on cost concerns amid a broader selloff.

07 Feb 2018

Humming e-commerce, tax-law savings boost XPO Logistics profit

XPO Logistics , one of the largest global freight transportation and warehousing companies, reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday fueled by holiday season e-commerce demand and a bump from the new U.S. tax law.

02 Feb 2018

Exclusive: How Tesla's first truck charging stations will be built

SEATTLE Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla Inc, has said little about how he plans to turn his prototype electric truck into reality. | Video

01 Feb 2018

More retailer forecasts will prevent UPS peak shopping season bottlenecks: CEO

Getting more of its major retailer customers to share data on their holiday shipping needs will prevent a repeat of last year's parcel delivery bottleneck, United Parcel Service Inc's Chief Executive told Reuters.

01 Feb 2018

UPS shares slide on 2018 outlook, spending plans

United Parcel Service Inc shares slid 7.0 percent on Thursday after it gave a 2018 earnings forecast that fell short of analyst estimates and said it would spend at least $6.5 billion (4.56 billion pounds) this year improving its delivery network.

30 Jan 2018

U.S. trucker Knight-Swift sees higher freight rates in 2018

Trucking company Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it expected higher contract rates for the freight it carries this year, warning that the worst-ever market for hiring new drivers would likely restrain capacity.

30 Jan 2018

Hydrogen-fueled truck maker announces $1 billion Arizona plant

SEATTLE, Jan 30 Nikola Motor Company unveiled plans on Tuesday for a $1 billion manufacturing hub for its hydrogen-fueled semi-trucks, as the company seeks to expand in the nascent market for alternative-fuel freight trucking.

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