December 11, 2014
Trucking holding company Covenant Transportation Group has announced it expects to report fourth quarter earnings well above the level from a year earlier due to a big gain in revenue.
December 9, 2014
The IdleAir facility will provide drivers with in-cab services including air conditioning, heat, Internet connectivity, DirecTV and 120 volt electricity, to eliminate the need for idling.
December 4, 2014
The Dupre Logistics Energy Distribution Services group announced that it would be giving its drivers a 5% to 9% pay increase to help it keep qualified drivers in a competitive market.
December 2, 2014
Ruan Transportation Management Systems CEO Steve Chapman is retiring from the company on Dec. 31 and will be replaced by current President and Chief Operating Officer Ben McLean.
He will be responsible for refining and enhancing the Arkansas-based company’s route network as it continues with its growth strategy, according to a news release.
December 1, 2014
The third-party logistics provider C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire Freightquote.com Inc. for $365 million in cash.
Golden State Foods opened a new 158,000-square-foot Chicago distribution center that is LEED Gold Certified for environmental efficiency and sustainability, a first for Golden State Foods and McDonald’s distribution.
The Truckload Carriers Association is expanding its benchmarking services by providing multiple levels of subscription based on the needs of each company. The benchmarks allow companies to compare operations against peers and leading trucking companies.
The trucking companies Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking announced a pay increase for their company national over the road drivers starting the first of next year.
Truck drivers at FedEx Freight’s Louisville, Kentucky, terminal last week voted against representation by the Teamsters Union.
Alberta-based trucking company Mullen Group Ltd. says it will pay $172 million cash to buy Winnipeg-based transport company Gardewine Group Limited Partnership.
November 25, 2014
Rush Trucking brought in Gregory Humes to be the company's interim CEO. Humes is a 30 year logistics and supply chain veteran who previously headed the creation of Driving for America, a logistics staffing school.
The regional less-than-truckload carrier Holland is relocating its headquarters to a larger facility due to growing business, according to parent YRC Worldwide Inc.
November 24, 2014
Staying on top of maintenance not only improves the condition of vehicles, it can lead to improved business.
November 21, 2014
Southeastern Freight Lines opened a new service center in Van Buren, Ark., near Fort Smith. The facility was opened in response to growing business in the area.
November 20, 2014
A group of 222 drivers at FedEx Freight's Charlotte, N.C., terminal have voted in favor of joining the Teamsters Union.
November 19, 2014
The Arkansas-based operation will increase it three cents per mile on Dec. 2 for all company drivers. All company drivers will also be eligible for a bonus.
For the 10th year in a row, FedEx Corp. and the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation are making the holidays a little brighter for America’s service members and their families with the Trees for Troops program.
November 17, 2014
Nussbaum Transportation announced that it would be giving its over-the-road drivers a 6% pay increase beginning in January 2015. The pay will be increased from 42 cents to 52 cents per mile based on the length of haul, with a minimum pay guarantee of $1,050.
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