October 27, 2014 - Industry News
The mainly less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight has announced an increase in general rates and charges effective Nov. 3.
Tags: LTL, ABF, Freight Rates
October 24, 2014 - Industry News
Less-than-truckload carrier Con-way Freight said Friday it will implement a general rate increase averaging 4.7% for non-contractual business, effective Oct. 27.
Tags: Con-way Freight, Freight Rates, Con-way Inc., LTL
Higher package volume and growth in distribution and UPS Freight business led UPS Inc. to an upswing in third-quarter earnings compared to a year ago.
Tags: UPS, Earnings, UPS Freight, LTL
October 20, 2014 - Industry News
Memphis serves as one of the company’s busiest freight hubs due to its proximity to Interstate 40, Interstate 55, three major rail heads, the largest American cargo airport and the nation’s second largest inland port.
Tags: LTL, Tennessee, Old Dominion Freight Line
October 16, 2014 - Industry News
The president and CEO of the trucking company ABF Freight System, Roy M. Slagle, retired on Wednesday following 37 years of service.
Tags: People, ABF, ArcBest Corp., LTL
October 15, 2014 - Industry News
CORRECTED -- UPS Freight is expanding its Density-Based Rating (also known as dimensional weight pricing) pricing option to all its customers.
Tags: LTL, YRC Freight, UPS Freight, Freight Rates, FedEx Freight, Less Than Truckload
September 29, 2014 - Industry News
Old Dominion Freight line added drayage facilities in Dallas and Nashville, which it says are strategically positioned near major railheads to accommodate growing demands domestically and globally.
Tags: Trailers, Old Dominion Freight Line, Railroads, LTL, Texas, Tennessee
September 17, 2014 - Industry News
YRC Freight CEO James Welch said while business in the first half of the year kept pace with its forecast, improvements are taking longer than originally anticipated at the national less-than-truckload carrier.
Tags: Earnings, YRC Worldwide, LTL
September 3, 2014 - Industry News
Central Freight lines has purchased the LTL assets of Georgia based company Drug Transport, Inc. expanding its business into the state.
Tags: Georgia, LTL, Central Freight Lines, Mergers & Acquisitions
August 20, 2014 - Industry News
YRC Freight has upgraded three of its terminals to full distribution center status to increase network capacity for its customers and reduce congestion at some facilities.
Tags: YRC Freight, LTL, Distribution Centers
July 28, 2014 - Industry News
While there has been no official word from less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight or its parent ArcBest Corp., it appears the company has plans for a move and expansion of one of its primary facilities.
Tags: Tennessee, Arkansas, ABF, ArcBest Corp., LTL
June 10, 2014 - Industry News
The services uShip and ShipWorks have teamed up to address what they say is the problem many sellers face when using e-commerce sites when shipping goods that are too large to easily and affordably ship through conventional methods.
Tags: Information Technology, LTL, uShip, Shipping Service, ShipWorks
May 19, 2014 - Industry News
It will link California, Nevada and Arizona with Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and New York.
May 7, 2014 - Industry News
Online sellers facing the daunting task of shipping oversized and palletized shipments now have a new option due to a new partnership between online freight marketplace uShip and the web-based e-commerce shipping service ShipStation.
Tags: LTL, uShip
April 16, 2014 - Industry News
Online freight marketplace uShip has announced three top national less-than-truckload carriers have committed to uShip’s shipper-direct LTL spot rate marketplace.
Tags: Con-way Freight, Information Technology, Old Dominion Freight Line, LTL, uShip, YRC Freight
April 8, 2014 - Industry News
The less-than-truckload industry is watching to see what move Old Dominion Freight Lines makes in the annual spring tariff-hike season.
Tags: Old Dominion Freight Line, LTL, Freight Rates
January 17, 2014 - Industry News
The Teamsters Union and YRC Worldwide announced Friday they reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract, providing a pathway for substantial debt reduction and refinancing initiatives for the parent of several trucking operations.
Tags: Teamsters, YRC Worldwide, LTL
December 18, 2013 - Industry News
Trucking and parcel delivery provider FedEx has released second quarter fiscal earnings showing gains in both revenue and profit. FedEx is increasing its forecast of full-year earnings per share growth to 8% to 14% above last year's adjusted results.
Tags: Earnings, FedEx, Fleet Financials, LTL
December 5, 2013 - Industry News
Less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight System is cutting its number of terminals from 277 to 247. In a “change of operations” filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, ABF parent company Arkansas Best said it had already eliminated eight facilities in the second half of this year, with the rest still yet to close.
Tags: Arkansas Best, Teamsters, ABF, LTL
December 3, 2013 - Industry News
The financially troubled parent company to several fleets, YRC Worldwide, is looking to investors to help it pay off some debt, according to the Journal of Commerce.
Less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line on Tuesday updated its expectations for growth in tons per day and revenue per hundredweight for the fourth quarter of this year, saying it now expects a larger increase in tons per day.
Tags: Old Dominion Freight Line, Freight, Fleet Financials, LTL
November 12, 2013 - Industry News
Two of the industry's large, unionized less-than-truckload carriers announced their third quarter results Tuesday, with the non-asset-based Panther Expedited helping Arkansas Best and problems at YRC Freight weighing down YRC Worldwide.
Tags: LTL, Arkansas Best, Teamsters, ABF, YRC Worldwide, YRC Freight, Fleet Financials
November 5, 2013 - Industry News
A few years ago, YRC Worldwide was able to stay afloat with the help of union workers agreeing to a series of wage and benefit cuts. YRC's back in the same boat, but this time around, lenders are insisting on changes.
Tags: YRC Worldwide, Teamsters, LTL
October 8, 2013 - Industry News
Less-than-truckload carrier ABF has been notified by the Teamsters Union that ballots to authorize a strike are being mailed on Tuesday to nearly 1,800 employees covered by the Central Region Local Cartage supplement.
Tags: LTL, Teamsters, ABF
September 26, 2013 - Industry News
Con-way Freight announced a major expansion for central Texas and surrounding communities with plans to build a new, 48-door, 18,870-square-foot freight service center in the city of Robinson.
Tags: Con-way Freight, LTL, Con-way Truckload, Texas
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