January 29, 2014
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.
Freight transportation services provider J.B. Hunt Transport services has reported hitting record financial numbers for the final quarter of last year as well for all of 2013.
January 22, 2014
Leaders from Teamster local unions representing workers at trucking giant YRC Worldwide, have overwhelmingly recommended approval of a revised tentative labor contract members will vote on this coming Saturday and Sunday.
Refrigerated trucking company Marten Transport has reported the highest net income for any year in its history.
January 21, 2014
A $130 million legal settlement has been reached for a class of more than 4,000 independent truckstops and other retail fueling merchants following an antitrust lawsuit filed in 2007 against fleet payment card issuer Comdata and three national truckstop chains.
Trucking company Knight Transportation has upwardly revised estimates of its financial performance, ahead of releasing full numbers later this month
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