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October 24, 2014

Con-way Freight Rates Heading Higher

Less-than-truckload carrier Con-way Freight said Friday it will implement a general rate increase averaging 4.7% for non-contractual business, effective Oct. 27.

October 24, 2014

UPS Grows Third Quarter Profit

Higher package volume and growth in distribution and UPS Freight business led UPS Inc. to an upswing in third-quarter earnings compared to a year ago.

October 21, 2014

A. Duie Pyle Opens Driver Training Academy In Massachusetts

The carrier A. Duie Pyle is opening its second driver training academy in Northborough, Mass., to serve prospective drivers in New England and upstate New York.

October 20, 2014

ODFL Opening New Memphis Terminal

Memphis serves as one of the company’s busiest freight hubs due to its proximity to Interstate 40, Interstate 55, three major rail heads, the largest American cargo airport and the nation’s second largest inland port.

October 16, 2014

ABF Freight President and CEO Retires, Replacement Named

The president and CEO of the trucking company ABF Freight System, Roy M. Slagle, retired on Wednesday following 37 years of service.

October 15, 2014

UPS Freight Expanding Availability of Density-Based Pricing

CORRECTED -- UPS Freight is expanding its Density-Based Rating (also known as dimensional weight pricing) pricing option to all its customers.

September 30, 2014

LTL Carrier Con-way Freight Boosts Driver Pay, Advancement

LTL carrier Con-way Freight is enhancing its compensation package for drivers, increasing current pay rates and reducing the time it takes for drivers to reach the top pay scale.

September 29, 2014

Old Dominion Adds 2 New Drayage Facilities

Old Dominion Freight line added drayage facilities in Dallas and Nashville, which it says are strategically positioned near major railheads to accommodate growing demands domestically and globally.

September 17, 2014

YRCW Improving, Expecting Better Profits

YRC Freight CEO James Welch said while business in the first half of the year kept pace with its forecast, improvements are taking longer than originally anticipated at the national less-than-truckload carrier.

September 3, 2014

Central Freight Lines Expands LTL Service In Georgia

Central Freight lines has purchased the LTL assets of Georgia based company Drug Transport, Inc. expanding its business into the state.

August 20, 2014

YRC Freight Upgrades Three Terminals

YRC Freight has upgraded three of its terminals to full distribution center status to increase network capacity for its customers and reduce congestion at some facilities.

July 28, 2014

ABF Reportedly Considering Move to Memphis, Expansion

While there has been no official word from less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight or its parent ArcBest Corp., it appears the company has plans for a move and expansion of one of its primary facilities.

June 10, 2014

uShip, ShipWorks Team Up for Shipping Oversized and Palletized Items

The services uShip and ShipWorks have teamed up to address what they say is the problem many sellers face when using e-commerce sites when shipping goods that are too large to easily and affordably ship through conventional methods.

May 19, 2014

Carriers Forming LTL Network Serving Both Coasts

It will link California, Nevada and Arizona with Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and New York.

May 7, 2014

New Direct LTL Carrier Access for Online Sellers Through uShip-ShipStation Partnership

Online sellers facing the daunting task of shipping oversized and palletized shipments now have a new option due to a new partnership between online freight marketplace uShip and the web-based e-commerce shipping service ShipStation.

April 16, 2014

Three Major LTLs Commit to uShip

Online freight marketplace uShip has announced three top national less-than-truckload carriers have committed to uShip’s shipper-direct LTL spot rate marketplace.

April 8, 2014

Will ODFL Underprice its LTL Rivals Once Again?

The less-than-truckload industry is watching to see what move Old Dominion Freight Lines makes in the annual spring tariff-hike season.

January 21, 2014

UShip Launches LTL Spot Rate Marketplace with 16 National, Regional LTL Carriers

Online freight marketplace uShip announced 16 asset-based LTL carriers, including national carriers R&L Carriers and Roadrunner Transportation Systems and a host of regional carriers such as Averitt Express, Pitt Ohio, and Midwest Motor Express, have committed to uShip’s LTL spot rate marketplace.

January 17, 2014

Teamsters and YRC Reach New Tentative Agreement Following Failed Vote

The Teamsters Union and YRC Worldwide announced Friday they reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract, providing a pathway for substantial debt reduction and refinancing initiatives for the parent of several trucking operations.

December 18, 2013

FedEx Increases Fiscal Second Quarter Profit, Freight Segment Business Up

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.

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