October 26, 2005 - Industry News
C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc., Minneapolis, announced third-quarter gross profits increased 32.9 percent to $228.9 million in 2005 from $172.2 million in 2004.
SCS Transportation Inc., Kansas City, Mo., reported third-quarter revenue of $284.5 million, up 11 percent from $256.8 million in the third quarter of 2004.
U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Chattanooga, Tenn., said revenues for the third quarter of 2005 increased 3.1 percent to $297.2 million compared with $288.4 million in the third quarter of 2004.
Smithway Motor Xpress Corp., Fort Dodge, Iowa, said third quarter net earnings improved 91 percent to $1.6 million compared to $854,000 for the same quarter in 2004.
October 25, 2005 - Industry News
Frozen Food Express Industries, Dallas, Texas, said that for the third quarter, total revenue increased 11.7 percent, to $137.5 million from $123.1 million during the same quarter of 2004.
Swift Transportation Co. Inc. said revenues for the third quarter of 2005 increased 11.8 percent to $812.9 million compared with $727.3 million for the corresponding quarter of 2004.
"Paccar earned record net income for the third quarter and first nine months of 2005," said Mark C. Pigott, chairman and chief executive officer.
October 24, 2005 - Industry News
Covenant Transport Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn., said revenue was up approximately 12 percent to $169.9 million in the 2005 third quarter from $151.9 million in the 2004 quarter.
Arkansas Best Corp., Fort Smith, Ark., announced third quarter 2005 net income of $40.6 million, or $1.59 per diluted common share, compared to third quarter 2004 net income of $27.4 million
October 21, 2005 - Industry News
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., Thomasville, N.C., said revenue from operations increased 27.9 percent to $275,076,000 for the third quarter from $215,117,000 for the third quarter of 2004
Heartland Express Inc., Coralville, Iowa, said gross revenues for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2005 increased 16.1 percent to $136.2 million from $117.3 million in the third quarter of 2004.
Marten Transport, Ltd., Mondovi, Wis., reported third-quarter net income of $6.4 million, an increase of 33.2 percent from $4.8 million for the third quarter of 2004.
October 20, 2005 - Industry News
Werner Enterprises Inc., the Omaha, Neb. truckload transportation companies, reported operating revenues and earnings for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2005
CNF Inc., San Mateo, Calif., reported record third-quarter 2005 after-tax income from continuing operations of $62.7 million (after preferred stock dividends), or $1.12 per diluted share, up 57 percent from the third quarter of 2004.
Knight Transportation Inc., Phoenix, Ariz., announced its financial results for the quarter and year-to-date ended Sept. 30, 2005.
Led by strong worldwide gains in package volume and the expansion of its supply chain and freight business, UPS has reported a 17.9 percent increase in revenue and an adjusted 22.9 percent increase in diluted earnings per share
USA Truck Inc. Van Buren, Ark., has announced record quarterly base revenue of $95.5 million for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2005, an increase of 11.9% from $85.4 million for the same quarter of 2004.
October 19, 2005 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is hosting a fuel economy summit Nov. 15 in Chicago,
Anderson Trucking Service Inc. of St. Cloud, Minn., a family-owned specialized carrier, has announced its commitment to offer international service through its newest operating subsidiary, ATS International Services Inc
USF Glen Moore announced it is increasing pay for company team drivers across the board, effective Oct. 23.
CFI, an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., has announced its driver award recipients for August 2005
October 18, 2005 - Industry News
The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) has scheduled its annual Fleet Management Institute, featuring new and updated material, an all-star speaker line-up
Kane is Able Inc., Scranton, Pa., was started as a one-truck operation by Edward J. Kane in 1930
October 17, 2005 - Industry News
Visitors and exhibitors alike said they’ll return next year to Truck Show Latino, where crowds at the inaugural show last weekend visited booths, talked to truck recruiters and even danced in the aisles at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif
The Christian Country Music Association is hosting a “thank you” dinner and concert for the trucking industry at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 in Nashville, Tenn
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