March 17, 2016 - Industry News
Truckload linehaul freight rates have fallen again and are barely higher than a year ago, while rates for intermodal shipments have dropped for the 14th straight month, according to the latest Cass indexes.
Tags: Economy, Intermodal, Cass Intermodal Linehaul Index, Cass Truckload Linehaul Index, Truckload, Freight Rates
March 14, 2016 - Industry News
Canadian supply chain solutions company VersaCold Logistics Services has agreed to acquire Coastal Pacific Xpress, a large refrigerated carrier based in British Columbia.
Tags: Canada, LTL, Logistics, Mergers & Acquisitions, Truckload
February 24, 2016 - Industry News
Truckload rates grew at a weaker pace for the fifth consecutive month in January, according to newly released numbers, while intermodal rates are expected to continue a drop that started a year ago.
December 1, 2015 - Industry News
Truckload and logistics provider Werner Enterprises is increasing pay for its 48-state solo-van company drivers, effective Jan. 1, 2016, the company has announced.
Tags: Werner Enterprises, Owner-Operators, Truckload, Driver Pay
October 21, 2015 - Industry News
Data solutions provider SMC³ has acquired Maryland-based fleet management software companyTransportation Costing Group.
Tags: Software, Mergers & Acquisitions, Truckload, Big Data, Less Than Truckload
October 13, 2015 - Industry News
Driver turnover at large truckload fleets rose to an annualized rate of 87% in the second quarter of 2015. Despite the increase it is below recent averages.
Tags: ATA, Driver Shortage, Driver Turnover, Truckload, Large Fleets
October 2, 2015 - Industry News
C.R England has announced the hiring of industry veteran Kirk Freimuth as president of the company’s dedicated division.
Tags: Leadership, C.R. England, People, Truckload
October 1, 2015 - Industry News
One of Celadon Groups subsidiaries has purchased select assets of the truckload business of Tango Transport, a Louisiana-based carrier.
Tags: Celadon, Mergers & Acquisitions, Truckload
September 29, 2015 - Industry News
Rising equipment costs and driver wages led to an increase in operational costs in 2014, according to a comprehensive report from the American Transportation Research Institute.
Tags: Operating Costs, LTL, Fuel Costs, ATRI, Truckload, Driver Pay
July 27, 2015 - Industry News
Truckload giant Swift Transportation increased its second quarter profit by more than 20% from a year ago despite an overall downturn in revenue.
Tags: Economy, Swift Transportation, Fleet Earnings, Truckload
April 22, 2015 - Industry News
A measure of truckload rates shows it hitting an all-time high in March, increasing 5.1% from the same time a year ago.
Tags: Intermodal, Cass Intermodal Linehaul Index, Cass Truckload Linehaul Index, Truckload, Freight Rates
April 3, 2015 - Industry News
TMW Systems’ 2014 Transportation and Logistics Study, with data and analysis on driver retention, rising rates, utilization, maintenance and other industry issues, is now available.
Tags: Survey, TMW Systems, Logistics, Truckload
April 1, 2015 - Industry News
Turnover at truckload fleets remained high in the fourth quarter of 2014, but the gap narrowed between small and large carriers.
Tags: ATA, Driver Turnover, Truckload
February 4, 2015 - Industry News
A. Duie Pyle opened a logistics center featuring all of the company's services under one roof. It is located in Westampton, N.J., 25 miles to the northeast of Philadelphia.
Tags: LTL, Logistics, Truckload, A. Duie Pyle
December 24, 2014 - Industry News
C.R. England appointed TJ McGeean as the Chief Financial Officer of the company, replacing current company president, Josh England who had been serving in a dual role as CFO since 2013.
Tags: C.R. England, People, Truckload, Promotions
December 11, 2014 - Industry News
By increasing truckload capacity of the industry, there should be a slight boost to potential productivity, according to analysis from transportation research firm FTR.
Tags: FTR, Truckload, ELDs, 34-Hour Restart, FMCSA, Hours of Service
December 1, 2014 - Industry News
The third-party logistics provider C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire Freightquote.com Inc. for $365 million in cash.
Tags: Intermodal, LTL, Truckload, C.H. Robinson, 3PL, Freightquote.com, Mergers & Acquisitions, Brokers
November 3, 2014 - Industry News
TransForce CEO Alain Bédard said the Montreal-based company will spin-off the truckload business, possibly in 2015, followed by the waste division, which includes landfills, possibly a couple years later.
Tags: Canada, Waste Management, Truckload, TransForce
Trucking and logistics provider Roadrunner Transportation Systems reported record revenue and operating income for the third quarter.
Tags: Roadrunner Transportation, Earnings, LTL, Truckload
October 8, 2014 - Industry News
Schneider increased compensation for van truckload company drivers, the company announced. The new pay rates are 8% - 13% higher per mile and drivers have the opportunity to earn bonus pay.
Tags: Schneider, Van Trailers, Truckload, Driver Pay
October 2, 2014 - Industry News
As fuel costs fell last week, truckload rates remained steady across all major equipment types, according to a report by DAT.
Tags: Gas Prices, DAT, Truckload, Freight Rates
October 1, 2014 - Industry News
Truckload carrier Knight Transportation has acquired all of the outstanding stock of Barr-Nunn Transportation and certain affiliates effectively buying the company.
Tags: Knight Transportation, Truckload, Acquisition, Dry Van
March 13, 2014 - Industry News
Truckload linehaul rates continue to rise, according to the Cass Truckload Linehaul Index. With demand increasing and capacity decreasing, along with the last two quarters showing an unusually high number of carriers exiting the business, capacity is tight,
Tags: Economy, Freight, Cass Intermodal Linehaul Index, Cass Truckload Linehaul Index, Freight Rates, Truckload
December 19, 2013 - Industry News
Truckload linehaul rates in November were 1.8% above the same month last year, according to the latest Cass Truckload Linehaul index.
July 11, 2013 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Association’s Refrigerated Division is hosting its annual meeting this week on issues related to the operation of temperature-controlled trailers.
Tags: Trailers, Events, Reefers, TCA, Truckload, Refrigeration units
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