November 25, 2014
Rush Trucking brought in Gregory Humes to be the company's interim CEO. Humes is a 30 year logistics and supply chain veteran who previously headed the creation of Driving for America, a logistics staffing school.
The regional less-than-truckload carrier Holland is relocating its headquarters to a larger facility due to growing business, according to parent YRC Worldwide Inc.
November 24, 2014
Staying on top of maintenance not only improves the condition of vehicles, it can lead to improved business.
November 21, 2014
Southeastern Freight Lines opened a new service center in Van Buren, Ark., near Fort Smith. The facility was opened in response to growing business in the area.
November 20, 2014
A group of 222 drivers at FedEx Freight's Charlotte, N.C., terminal have voted in favor of joining the Teamsters Union.
November 19, 2014
The Arkansas-based operation will increase it three cents per mile on Dec. 2 for all company drivers. All company drivers will also be eligible for a bonus.
For the 10th year in a row, FedEx Corp. and the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation are making the holidays a little brighter for America’s service members and their families with the Trees for Troops program.
November 17, 2014
Nussbaum Transportation announced that it would be giving its over-the-road drivers a 6% pay increase beginning in January 2015. The pay will be increased from 42 cents to 52 cents per mile based on the length of haul, with a minimum pay guarantee of $1,050.
From the November issue: A new look can go a long way in turning heads while spreading your brand message to people on the road as well as to potential drivers.
The parent of trucking companies Covenant Transport and others said it expects big improvement when its fourth quarter earnings are released and plans a public stock offering.
November 14, 2014
The trucking, parcel and logistics service provider expects earnings per share to increase next year by 10% to 15% from 2014 to between $5.45 to $5.70.
November 13, 2014
An effort by the Teamsters Union to organize drivers at the FedEx Freight terminal in Newark, New Jersey was rejected in a Wednesday vote.
November 12, 2014
Choice Logistics has named Senior Vice President James Adams to the newly created company position of chief operating officer.
November 11, 2014
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has approved a stock repurchase program authorizing the North Carolina-based trucking company to repurchase up to $200 million of its outstanding common stock.
November 6, 2014
J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. has rolled out a new self-service freight transportation management tool for customers using either desktop or mobile devices.
Bulk and chemical logistics provider Quality Distribution Inc. has reported a 9.7% increase in revenue in the third quarter of the year compared to a year ago while earning increased by an even wider margin.
Knight Transportation Inc. CEO Kevin Knight will step down from part of his role with the company on Jan. 1.
November 5, 2014
William J. Logue has been in the role at the less-than truckload carrier since 2010.
November 4, 2014
Forward Air Corp’s. motor carrier subsidiary, FAF Inc., is raising owner-operator pay effective Jan 4. The contractual base rate will increase by 10 cents per mile for team less-than-truckload and truckload express service, while rates for solo truckload express drivers will increase by 6 cents per mile.
The trucking operation Forward Air Corp. announced its subsidiary, Central States Trucking Co., has purchased substantially all of the assets of Multi-Modal Trucking Inc. and Multi-Modal Services Inc., based in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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