June 26, 2012 - Industry News
Swift Transportation will soon start awarding ranked company drivers a new Quarterly Performance Pay bonus of up to 6 cents per mile.
Commercial Fleet Financing Inc. and Schneider National are working together to provide a low-cost financing program for used truck buyers
June 25, 2012 - Industry News
Private fleets are taking advantage of new trends and new technology to increase productivity and prepare for the future, says Gary Petty, president and CEO of the National Private Truck Council.
YRC Freight will raise base rates an average of 6.9%, adding to a trend of similar LTL rate hikes.
June 21, 2012 - Industry News
Con-way Freight, the nationwide less-than-truckload carrier of Con-way Inc., will institute a general rate increase averaging 6.9% applicable to non-contractual business effective July 9
June 20, 2012 - Industry News
Holland plans to hire an additional 450 qualified over-the-road and local city drivers throughout the Midwest in the next few months
June 19, 2012 - Industry News
U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Chattanooga, Tenn., hired Paul Bowman as the senior vice president of sales for its dedicated services business. This is a new position
FedEx reported higher quarterly earnings, with year-over-year drops for its FedEx Express segment more than made up for by better performance in its FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight segments, with record operating income for FedEx Ground
June 18, 2012 - Industry News
YRC Freight implemented improvements to its North American LTL network, which now features faster service into and out of every major U.S. city
June 14, 2012 - Industry News
Arkansas Best Corp. will acquire Panther Expedited Services Inc. from Fenway Partners LLC for approximately $180 million, with all of Panther's outstanding debt being repaid as part of the transaction
June 11, 2012 - Industry News
Allied Systems Holdings Inc. and 18 of its subsidiaries, including Allied Automotive Group Inc., Axis Group Inc., and Allied's Canadian units, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on June 10
June 8, 2012 - Industry News
FedEx Freight will increase rates on non-contract less-than-truckload shipments by 6.9% effective July 9.
Celadon Trucking Services, Indianapolis, has agreed to purchase a portion of the operating equipment of Hiner Transport LLC, Huntington, Ind
June 1, 2012 - Industry News
O&S Trucking of Springfield, Mo., has filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to the Springfield News Leader, and the company plans to reorganize and partner with Prime Inc., also based in Springfield.
May 30, 2012 - Industry News
The Canadian Trucking Alliance, in partnership with OSA Canada Inc., is launching a pilot in Canada to deliver a full-service sleep apnea program to commercial truck drivers
Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. announced the opening of two new less-than-truckload outbound terminals serving the Northeast region of the U.S
May 23, 2012 - Industry News
YRC Worldwide named Scott D. Ware president of its Holland subsidiary, a provider of next-day regional less-than-truckload services
May 21, 2012 - Industry News
In a second expansion in nine months, UPS has enhanced its coverage area for early morning deliveries
May 16, 2012 - Industry News
Nussbaum Transportation, Normal, Ill., announced a 1-cent-per-mile pay increase for company drivers, effective June 3
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ordered Alabama-based BM&L Trucking, affiliated company IDM Transportation Inc. and its owners to immediately cease all transportation services based on serious safety violations that posed an imminent hazard to public safety
May 15, 2012 - Industry News
YRC Freight, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide, plans to hire 200 over-the-road drivers in cities across the U.S.
The first-ever Healthy Trucking Fleet of the Year award, a collaboration between FusionHealth and Navistar, was presented to Celadon Group at their headquarters in Indianapolis
May 11, 2012 - Industry News
Old Dominion Freight Line and Marten Transport have been named two of America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies by Forbes magazine
May 10, 2012 - Industry News
XPO Logistics reported losses for 1Q 2012, but its business segments all experienced revenue growth. The company's quarter net loss was $2.7 million, compared with net income of $1.1 million for the same period last year
May 9, 2012 - Industry News
Quality Distribution Inc. reported positive numbers for the first quarter of 2012 compared to last year's first quarter. The company had a net income of $6.7 million, or 26 cents per diluted share, for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012
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