October 23, 2012 - Industry News
ICT Holdings announced plans to open satellite offices in strategic locations across the country, with the first one opening in Fayetteville, Ark.
October 18, 2012 - Industry News
Southeastern Freight Lines, a regional less-than-truckload carrier, has opened a service center in Fort Worth, Texas, in response to growing business in the region and to improve service to current customers
Old Dominion Freight Line officially re-opened its expansion and enhancement to its Morristown Service Center, capping a project that took well over a year
October 17, 2012 - Industry News
YRC Worldwide Inc. recently announced the 2012 winners of the Destination Green Environmental Excellence Award for employee leadership in sustainability. In the second year of the awards, two teams were recognized along with seven employees.
October 16, 2012 - Industry News
More than three-quarters of carriers in a recent survey plan to raise pay this year, nearly half by 2% to 5%, while another fourth plan to raise pay by less than 2%, according to Transport Capital Partners' Third Quarter 2012 Business Expectations Survey
ChemLogix LLC, a provider of comprehensive chemical industry transportation management, technology, and supply chain consulting services, has launched a new freight brokerage service as part of its Capacity Management program.
Schneider National recently entered the fast-growing energy transportation services business, supporting the movement of base materials to and from oil well sites across the U.S
October 10, 2012 - Industry News
LAS VEGAS - At least one industry analyst has predicted the driver shortage could reach 500,000 by sometime net year. The American Trucking Associations recently reported that driver turnover at large truckload fleets is now at 106%, the highest level since early 2007. What's driving this shortage, and what can be done about it
Less-than-truckload giant ABF Freight System and the Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee announced that they expect to begin negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement on Dec. 18.
TNFINC is the negotiating arm of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. ABF is the largest subsidiary of Arkansas Best Corp. and was founded in 1923.
October 9, 2012 - Industry News
LAS VEGAS - The Environmental Protection Agency handed out its first SmartWay Excellence Awards since it significantly revamped how it grades carriers in its program
October 7, 2012 - Industry News
Con-way Truckload announced two improvements to driver pay packages that will increase driver compensation
October 4, 2012 - Industry News
UPS announced the deployment of 40 new hydraulic hybrid vehicles 20 in Baltimore and 20 in Atlanta. Developed by Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation and Parker Hannifin Corporation, the package cars can achieve up to 35% improved fuel economy and up to 30% carbon dioxide emissions reductio
October 3, 2012 - Industry News
The American Moving & Storage Association has launched a public-private program to address a national shortage of long-distance moving van drivers
October 2, 2012 - Industry News
Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has a new program called CarbonNet, which allows it to capture, calculate and manage emissions activity across the value supply chain
Schneider National recently opened its second U.S. Intermodal Training Academy
October 1, 2012 - Industry News
Late in September, Herb Schmidt retired from his position as the president of Conway Truckload, formerly CFI Inc
Tags: Industry, Con-way Inc., Fleets
September 28, 2012 - Industry News
Indianapolis-based Celadon Trucking Services agreed to purchase a portion of the operating equipment of Robinson Transport Inc., based in Columbus, Ohio
September 25, 2012 - Industry News
C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. says it's buying Phoenix International Inc. for $571.5 million in cash and approximately $63.5 million in newly issued C.H. Robinson stock.
September 18, 2012 - Industry News
Con-way Multimodal, a freight brokerage division of Con-way Inc.'s operating unit Menlo Worldwide Logistics, named Dallas as the location for its business headquarters
Old Dominion Freight Line, based in Thomasville, N.C., is debuting a 160,000-square-foot rooftop solar panel system its warehouse. This is the third largest of its kind in North Carolina
September 14, 2012 - Industry News
ABF Freight System will be negotiating its future labor contract with the Teamsters union directly, and will no longer be part of the National Master Freight Agreement
September 13, 2012 - Industry News
Southeastern Freight Lines is opening new service centers in Lafayette, La., and Jonesboro, Ark., in response to growing business in the regions and to improve service to current customers
September 6, 2012 - Industry News
ABF Freight System is continuing on in its nearly two-year legal battle with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and several YRC subsidiaries
September 4, 2012 - Industry News
A new agreement between the Army and Con-way Truckload gives priority hiring status to soldiers participating in the Partnership for Youth Success program
August 30, 2012 - Industry News
Averitt Express, Cookeville, Tenn., has dropped the minimum age for drivers and kicked off a student driver training program
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