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March 10, 2014

Investment Firm Purchases Majority of Dicom Transportation

The private equity investment firm Wind Point Partners has purchased a majority stake in Dicom Transportation Group, the Canadian parent to several trucking operations.

March 10, 2014

New York Law Takes Effect over Driver Misclassification

A new law takes effect Tuesday in New York state that some describe as the most stringent of any state when it comes to truck drivers and other transportation workers who have been wrongly classified as independent contractors rather than employees.

March 6, 2014

Vitran Shareholders Approve Sale to TransForce

Shareholders of the less-than-truckload carrier Vitran have approved an earlier announced sale to fellow Canadian trucking operation TransForce.

March 5, 2014

YRC Freight Restructures, Board Member Resigns from YRC Worldwide

New YRC Freight president Darren Hawkins is shaking up things with the less-than-truckload carrier by reorganizing its management.

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.

March 3, 2014

Former Trucking Comptroller Admits to Millions in Theft

A former comptroller for a Missouri trucking company pleaded guilty last week to stealing more than $4.9 million from his employer and could face up to 30 years in prison.

February 27, 2014

YRC Worldwide Cuts Yearly Losses, Names New President of YRC Freight

The parent to several trucking companies including YRC Freight managed to squeeze out a profit in the final quarter of last year, but still lost money for all of 2013.

February 26, 2014

Echo Global Logistics Purchases Comcar Logistics

Echo Global Logistics has announced its acquisition of Comcar Logistics, a non-asset-based truckload brokerage based in Jacksonville, Florida.

February 26, 2014

Trial Set for Fraud Claims Against Covan World-Wide

Trial has been set for next year involving a household goods mover alleging hundreds of millions in fraud over shipments of military personnel belongings.

February 26, 2014

Quality Distribution Reports Fourth Quarter and Yearly Losses, Expands into Denver

The parent company to chemical bulk hauler Quality Carriers and intermodal tank container carrier Boasso America reported a loss in the final quarter of 2013 following a profit a year earlier.

February 25, 2014

Pilot Flying J Heading Back to Court Over Remaining Trucking Lawsuits

A little more than half a dozen lawsuits alleging fuel rebate fraud still pending against the truckstop chain Pilot Flying J may be consolidated as soon as next month.

February 24, 2014

Roadrunner Transportation Makes Another Purchase

Asset-light trucking and logistics services providers Roadrunner Transportation System has announced it has acquired Rich Logistics, a provider of truckload and expedited services based in Little Rock, Ark.

February 24, 2014

XPO Logistics Loss Doubles, Company Focusing on Long-Term Growth

The Connecticut-based operation reported total revenue skyrocketed to $702.3 million in 2013 from $278.6 million in 2012, but it losses jumped to $48.5 million from $20.3 million during the same time

February 21, 2014

Idaho Supreme Court Reverses Earlier Ruling Against Owner-Operators

The Idaho Supreme Court has overturned an earlier decision classifying trucking company owner-operators as employees.

February 20, 2014

Port of Virginia Launches Motor Carrier Task Force to Address Delays

The Port of Virginia has announced the formation of the Motor Carrier Task Force to focus on issues at the state-controlled marine terminals that are affecting the ability of truck drivers to efficiently move cargo in and out of the terminals.

February 14, 2014

YRC Worldwide Completes Debt Refinancing

The parent to several trucking companies YRC Worldwide has announced it has closed on the financing of a new $700 million term loan and a $450 million asset-based loan.

February 14, 2014

Averitt Rolls Out Climate Controlled LTL Container Service

Less-than-truckload carrier Averitt Express started offering this month climate-controlled services in self-contained, self-powered LTL shipping units. These units can be combined with dry cargo and other climate controlled units.

February 13, 2014

Truckload Linehaul and Intermodal Prices Head Higher in January

Truckload linehaul rates paid in January increased 2.9% from the same time a year earlier, resulting in the largest year-over-year increase in linehaul rates since last February.

February 12, 2014

New Study Shows Limited Impact of Simulator Training for Truckers

New research examining the safety impact of simulator training for truck drivers concludes it provides benefits for only up to a year.

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