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April 14, 2014

Interconnected Trucking on the Horizon

Connectivity continues making gains in and in the not too distant future every person, device and piece of equipment in trucking operation will be connected.

April 13, 2014

Many Unanswered Questions Following Fatal FedEx Truck-Bus Crash

A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board about a fiery crash between a FedEx Freight tractor-trailer and a bus in California killing 10 won’t be issued for at least about another month.

April 11, 2014

NTSB Investigating FedEx Freight-Bus Crash That Killed 10

UPDATED -- The National Transportation Safety Board has sent a “go-team” to investigate the cause of a deadly tractor-trailer bus crash that happened Thursday in California, killing at least 10 people.

April 2, 2014

FedEx Freight Opens New Container Freight Station

Transportation provider FedEx Freight has opened a new container freight station in its Chicago Summit, Ill. facility to consolidate and sort freight bound for Puerto Rico.

March 19, 2014

Winter Slows FedEx Profit Growth, LTL Business Jumps

Revenue was $11.3 billion, up 3% from $11 billion the same time a year ago, while net income totaled $378 million, up 5% from last year’s $361 million or $1.23 per share compared to $1.13 per share.

March 5, 2014

ABF Increasing Rates Later This Month

Less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight System will increase general rates and charges effective March 24.

March 3, 2014

FedEx Freight Hiking Rates

FedEx Freight will increase shipping rates by an average of 3.9%, effective March 31.

January 22, 2014

Nissan and FedEx Express Put All-Electric e-NV200 to Work in Collaborative U.S. Test

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., and Nissan announced that the two companies will begin testing the Nissan e-NV200, a 100% electric compact cargo vehicle, under real world conditions in Washington, D.C.

January 21, 2014

New FMCSA Rule Targets Willful Violators

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s newest enforcement tool is a shutdown order for carriers that flagrantly disregard the safety rules. Under a final rule to be posted this week, the agency can suspend or revoke the authority of willful repeat violators, and impose civil or criminal penalties.

January 8, 2014

Plug Power to Develop Fuel Cell Range Extenders for Electric Trucks

Plug Power Inc. announced it will develop hydrogen fuel cell range extenders for 20 FedEx Express electric delivery trucks, allowing FedEx Express to nearly double the amount of territory the vehicles can cover with one charge.

December 26, 2013

Consumers Blast UPS and FedEx for Missed Christmas Deliveries

Package delivery giants UPS and FedEx may wind up getting a lump of coal in their stocking next Christmas after failing to delivery many shipments in time for this year’s holiday.

December 18, 2013

FedEx Increases Fiscal Second Quarter Profit, Freight Segment Business Up

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.

November 21, 2013

UPS Upping Rates, Follows Rivals

Effective Dec 30 UPS’ published rates for its services will increase. For package shipments, ground services and accessorial rates will increase an average net 4.9%.

November 19, 2013

FedEx Freight CEO: U.S. Trucking Curbed by Infrastructure

The upcoming years will be tough for the transportation industry in the United States, FedEx Freight president and CEO William Logue said at the annual National Industrial Transportation League conference in Houston.

October 1, 2013

FedEx Continues Expanding Canadian LTL Service

The less-than-truckload operation of FedEx continues growing with service in and out of Canada.

September 18, 2013

FedEx Profit Jumps, Freight Division Sees Small Increase

FedEx has reported increased profits and revenue during the first quarter of its fiscal year that ended August 31.

September 12, 2013

FedEx Freight’s Techs Sweep TMC SuperTech Competition

PITTSBURGH -- Technicians from FedEx Freight finished first, second, third and fourth in the TMC’s annual SuperTech competition that ended Wednesday, with Mark McLean Jr. from New York state named grand champion.

June 19, 2013

FedEx Reports Big Decline In Fourth Quarter Earnings, Freight Unit Holds Steady

The trucking, airline and parcel operation FedEx, reports revenue increased during its fiscal fourth quarter while net earnings were sharply lower.

June 10, 2013

FedEx Freight to Increase Shipping Rates

FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., will increase shipping rates by an average of 4.5%, effective July 1.

March 11, 2013

FedEx Improves Fleet Fuel Efficiency by 22% in Less Than 5 Years

FedEx has met its fuel use reduction goal ahead of its 2020 deadline, so the company has set itself a new goal for that year.

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