January 31, 2014
Multiregional less-than-truckload carrier Saia reported improved fourth quarter and 2013 financial results, while truckload fleet Celadon had higher revenue but lower earnings, and asset-light Landstar System had record fourth-quarter revenue and higher earnings.
YRC Worldwide continues to make progress when it comes to refinancing its debt following a preliminary agreement that was secured last month.
January 30, 2014
Trucking, parcel and logistics giant UPS increased profit in the final quarter of the year and for all of 2013.
The parent company to less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight System and ground expedite fleet Panther Expedited Services reported a profit in the final quarter of 2013 after reporting a loss a year earlier.
January 29, 2014
Hub Group has announced financial results showing income of $16.5 million for the fourth quarter of last year or earnings per share of 45 cents...
After a strong start to the month, freight activity and rates on the spot truckload market tapered off during the week ending Jan. 25 compared to the previous seven days.
Truckload carrier and logistics provider Knight Transportation announced Wednesday its fourth quarter 2013 profit increased 12.7% to $20.1 million or 25 cents per share, from $17.7 million or 22 cents per share a year earlier.
January 28, 2014
Nebraska-based trucking and logistics company Werner Enterprises has reported a decline in net income for the fourth quarter and all of last year.
The American Transportation Research Institute has released a new white paper showing a majority of the nation’s truck drivers do not have an understanding of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance Safety and Accountability program. CSA was rolled out nationally just over three years ago
The Missouri Department of Transportation has launched the Missouri Freight Plan, the next step in a process started last year to develop the state's long-range transportation plan.
Truck dealers and fleet managers need to work together to smooth maintenance on complex trucks so the industry can continue to grow, Philip Byrd, 2014 chairman of the American Trucking Associations, told an audience at the American Truck Dealers’ annual convention in New Orleans on Sunday.
January 27, 2014
XPO Logistics Monday announced plans to offer 15 million shares of its common stock to help pay for its purchase of Ohio-based Pacer International.
The parent to several freight transportation providers, including Covenant Transport, has released numbers showing net income doubled in the final quarter of the year, but there was a slight decline for all of 2013.
Trucking company Swift Transportation reported a drop in earnings for the final quarter of 2013 but an increase for all of last year.
The third party logistics provider Transplace has released the results of its annual benchmarking study that includes data from more than 150 shippers, representing more than $12 billion dollars in annual freight spending.
The owner, operator, and president of East, St. Louis, Ill.-based Clark Trucking and Excavation was sentenced to 33 months in prison late last week.
January 26, 2014
YRC Worldwide's teamster drivers have voted in favor of an offer that clears the way for a $1.4 billion refinancing plan.
January 23, 2014
The parent to a ground transportation provider in the air cargo industry, Forward Air Corporation, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all of the stock of Central States Trucking Company and Central States Logistics, from Central States Inc.
The New York state Department of Transportation is not adequately monitoring whether commercial carriers whose vehicles or drivers have been taken off the road because of violations are making needed repairs or corrections, potentially putting the public at risk, according to a new audit released by New York’s comptroller.
Supply chain logistics service provider Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation, based in Conn., has purchased both CMI Freight-Trans and Steel Wheel Transfer, 25 year-old companies headquartered in Orland Park, Ill.
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