November 6, 2014
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.
November 3, 2014
Transportation and logistics provider USA Truck Inc. has announced earnings for the third quarter of the year showing its most profitable quarter in eight years and its second straight quarterly profit.
Trucking and logistics holding company ArcBest Corp. has reported improved third quarter 2014 results, reflecting business growth at ABF Freight and all of its emerging companies.
Trucking and logistics provider Roadrunner Transportation Systems reported record revenue and operating income for the third quarter.
November 1, 2014
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit last week against Panama, Iowa-based trucking company Panama Transfer, saying it violated federal law by allowing a female dock worker to be sexually harassed and then firing her for resisting that harassment.
October 31, 2014
Trucking operation YRC Worldwide turned its business around in the third quarter of the year, going from a $44.1 million net loss a year ago to a net profit of $1.2 million.
After months of trying to convince FedEx Freight drivers in Middletown, Pennsylvania, to join the Teamsters, the union withdrew the election petition on Thursday, the day before vote.
October 30, 2014
Less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has announced a 29.5% increase in third quarter net income totaling $77.9 million.
Revenue for the quarter increased 10.5% to $193.4 million from $175.1 million a year earlier. Freight revenue, which excludes fuel surcharges, increased 11.1% to $157.7 million.
The trucking operation Con-way Inc. has reported 2014 third-quarter net income of $45.6 million, or 78 cents per diluted share.
October 28, 2014
Dry-van truckload carrier P.A.M. Transportation Services reported record profit in the third quarter of the year, more than doubling from the same time a year ago to $5.1 million.
The mainly less-than-truckload carrier Saia inc. has reported an increase in its third quarter profit due to significant gains in tonnage and shipments.
October 27, 2014
Trucking and logistics operator Celadon Group Inc. on Monday announced the purchase of A&S Services Group LLC, a regional for-hire and dedicated truckload carrier.
Profit and earnings for truckload carrier Heartland Express shot up in the third quarter of the year compared to the same time in 2013, as loads turned down were the highest since before the Great Recession.
The mainly less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight has announced an increase in general rates and charges effective Nov. 3.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited trucking company Central Transport LLC for 16 safety and health violations at its Hillside, Ill., terminal.
October 24, 2014
With year-over-year profitability improvements in its truckload, intermodal and refrigerated segments, Swift Transportation saw its net income surge to $50.2 million in the third quarter, compared to $30 million a year ago.
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