August 15, 2014
Melton Truck Lines, a flatbed carrier based in Tulsa, Okla., announced a driver pay increase; all company drivers will receive at least 2 cents per mile increase.
August 13, 2014
Transport America announced a pay increase for all current and potential drivers working for the company.
Tennessee-based U.S. Xpress, one of the largest privately owned fleets in the country, reportedly is purchasing Arnold’s Jacksonville, Fla., headquarters and at least one terminal.
An Oregon trucker wrongly fired for refusing to drive an unsafe vehicle will get her job back, plus reimbursement for back wages and compensation for fees associated with the case, after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
August 12, 2014
U.S. Xpress, Chattanooga, Tenn., is increasing its base mileage pay and making other compensation changes for over-the-road, solo, non-dedicated truck drivers.
Con-way Truckload has announced the rollout of an enhanced driver compensation package that raises per-mile pay, effective Sept. 7 for both company drivers and independent contractors.
August 11, 2014
Roadrunner Transportation Systems has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Active Aero Group from the investment firm Platinum Equity.
August 6, 2014
The trucking operation Celadon Group Inc. more than doubled its net income in the second quarter of the year while revenue increased 21.4%.
August 4, 2014
It said the need is due to growing needs across the company’s driving divisions, including: van truckload, dedicated, intermodal, tanker and regional operations.
August 1, 2014
Maverick Transportation last week celebrated the expansion of its driver training center, which adds more than 13,000 square feet to the previous facility.
July 31, 2014
YRC Worldwide Inc. cut it second quarter net loss to $4.9 million, or 16 cents per share, from $15.1 million, or $1.72 per share, from the same time a year ago.
CRST International’s Board Chairman John Smith and President and CEO, Dave Rusch, broke ground on the former First Street Parkade site for the new $37 million world headquarters in downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
The asset-light trucking and logistics service provider, Roadrunner Transportation Systems, has reported a small increase in its second quarter profit while revenue gained 36.6%.
“While continuing the work of implementing our turnaround plan, the progress we are making is evident in virtually every area of our business,” said President and CEO John Simone.
Less-than-truckload carrier, Old Dominion Freight Line, posted a 19.1% increase in its second quarter revenue while profit gained by a wider margin.
Trucking company and logistics parent Con-way Inc. has reported second-quarter net income of $53.7 million, or 93 cents per diluted share. This compares to second-quarter 2013 net income of $42.9 million, or 75 cents per diluted share.
July 30, 2014
The California Supreme Court issued a decision this week affirming the state’s labor and unemployment compensation laws are not preempted by federal statute, specifically the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act of 1994.
It totaled nearly $118.6 million compared to almost $111.9 while net revenue increased 10.2% to $521 million for the Minnesota-based company.
July 29, 2014
XPO Logistics posted a smaller net loss in the second quarter of the year compared to a year ago, while announcing an acquisition along with the completion of an earlier purchase.
Profit for package delivery and trucking giant UPS tumbled in the second quarter due to retirement liabilities for some union employees.
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