February 26, 2014
Echo Global Logistics has announced its acquisition of Comcar Logistics, a non-asset-based truckload brokerage based in Jacksonville, Florida.
Trial has been set for next year involving a household goods mover alleging hundreds of millions in fraud over shipments of military personnel belongings.
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
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
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.
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
The Idaho Supreme Court has overturned an earlier decision classifying trucking company owner-operators as employees.
February 20, 2014
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
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.
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 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 research examining the safety impact of simulator training for truck drivers concludes it provides benefits for only up to a year.
UPDATED -- The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced a proposed rule to establish a drug and alcohol clearinghouse for all national commercial driver’s license holders.
Refrigerated carrier C. R. England has announced it will replace some existing diesel trucks serving the southern California market with LNG powered rigs.
February 11, 2014
Trucking company Forward Air has reported financial results showing a small increase in net income and revenue for all of last year while profit during the final three months of 2013 was close to that from a year earlier.
Trucking and logistics provider USA Truck saw its fourth quarter losses widen compared to a year ago but reduced it 2013 compared to the year before.
February 10, 2014
Con-way Inc. has announced that Joseph M. Dagnese has been named president of Con-way Truckload, the company's full truckload subsidiary, succeeding Saul Gonzalez.
A Texas district court jury has verdict in favor of Dallas-based trucking company FFE Transportation Services after rejecting a $3.5 million lawsuit filed by the City of Saint Jo, following an automobile accident that took place nearly four years ago.
A break the IRS gave to trucking over the filing of the heavy vehicle use tax more than two years ago is coming back to haunt some people.
February 7, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered two drivers and one trucking to seek life outside of the trucking industry following what it describes as some dangerous behavior behind the wheel.
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