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Today's Logistics Report: Shipping Consolidation Losses; Rising Labor Costs; CSX Precision Profits

The Ocean Network Express business formed from the country’s big three carriers expects to lose $600 million in its first year of operations, the WSJ’s Costas Paris reports, the biggest in a series of financial setbacks by carriers this year. Fuel prices are soaring, and an early surge in peak-season shipping driven by trade tensions came just as ONE was trying to get its bearings. Inc. raised truck driver pay at a double-digit pace in the third quarter, the WSJ Logistics Report’s Jennifer Smith writes, signaling that freight operators are paying up to meet strong shipping demand.