December 23, 2013
Christmas came a couple of days early for the parent of several less-than-truckload carriers, saying it has reached an agreement with certain holders of notes that will allow it to reduce debt by approximately $300 million.
The 2014 Mid-West Truck & Trailer Show has been set for Jan. 31 & Feb 1, 2014 at the Peoria Civic Center in Peoria, Ill., located just off I-74 in downtown Peoria, Ill.
December 22, 2013
Trucking company TransForce has made a new offer to purchase rival Canadian carrier Vitran and it just may push Manitoulin Transport’s recent deal straight off the table.
December 20, 2013
After rejecting an earlier contract, Teamsters Union members at less-than-truckload carrier UPS Freight are set to vote next month on a new labor agreement.
Trucking company Swift Transportation has announced it expects adjusted earnings per share to range between 33 and 36 cents per share for the fourth quarter of 2013, compared to its previous expectation of 40 cents per share.
New Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hours-of-service regulations for truckers could mean increased costs for consumers, according to a new study from the University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute.
December 19, 2013
Trucking companies accused by California of intentionally misclassifying truck drivers a independent contractors, rather than employee drivers, say there is nothing the state can do about it.
December 18, 2013
Truckload and logistics services provider, Transport America, has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock.
Trucking and parcel delivery provider FedEx has released second quarter fiscal earnings showing gains in both revenue and profit. FedEx is increasing its forecast of full-year earnings per share growth to 8% to 14% above last year's adjusted results.
The Teamsters Union is saying Sysco's acquisition of US Foods announced last week raises serious concerns for workers, stakeholders and customers as the combined company becomes the country's largest institutional/restaurant food service provider and one of the nation’s largest private truck fleets.
December 17, 2013
Schneider National is making a significant investment in its intermodal service with the creation of a company-owned and managed chassis fleet for railroad movements.
December 16, 2013
United Road Services and its owner, Charlesbank Capital Partners, have purchased the Auto Transport Division of Waggoners Trucking.
December 11, 2013
Teamster Union members at UPS parcel delivery business are moving closer bit-by-bit when it comes to approving a new contract.
Logistics and freight brokerage services provider XPO Logistics will buy the Michigan-based supply chain business of Florida-based Landstar System, including NLM, a provider of web-based expedited transportation management in North America, for $87 million.
December 10, 2013
Less-than-truckload carrier Vitran has announced it has entered into an agreement in which fellow LTL Canadian carrier Manitoulin Transport will acquire the company.
December 9, 2013
Two of the nation’s largest distributors of food to commercial kitchens are merging creating one of the nation’s largest private truck fleets.
The parent to several trucking companies, YRC Worldwide, has announced that local union leaders of the Teamsters Union have approved sending the company's proposed changes to the current Memorandum of Understanding to its 26,000 YRCW members for a vote.
December 5, 2013
Love’s Travel Stops opened a new location in Dayton, Ohio, off I-75, expanding its presence in the Buckeye State. The new Love’s is open 24 hours a day and features 98 truck parking spaces.
Less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight System is cutting its number of terminals from 277 to 247. In a “change of operations” filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, ABF parent company Arkansas Best said it had already eliminated eight facilities in the second half of this year, with the rest still yet to close.
December 4, 2013
The parent to liquid and dry bulk hauler, Florida Rock & Tank Lines, has reported a huge increase in income for its fiscal fourth quarter as well as for its fiscal year.
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