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February 23, 2017

Central Freight Lines to Buy Virginia-Based Wilson Trucking

Central Freight Lines has signed a letter of intent to buy certain assets of Virginia-based Wilson Trucking, a 91-year-old less-than-truckload carrier with 29 terminals in the Southeast.

February 3, 2017

Earnings Watch: Saia, Old Dominion, Hub Group

Two less-than-truckload fleets and a multi-modal and logistics provider reported slightly lower fourth quarter earnings.

February 1, 2017

Q&A: Roadrunner Freight President on Being the Economy LTL Provider

We spoke with Grant Crawford, president of Roadrunner Freight, about the less-than-truckload operation's recent rebranding that focuses on offering reliable, non-expedited service at a lower cost.

November 4, 2016

Roadrunner LTL Becomes Roadrunner Freight

Roadrunner Transportation Systems has changed the name of its Roadrunner LTL operation to Roadrunner Freight as part of a rebranding effort to reposition the business as a cost-effective option.

September 13, 2016

FedEx Freight Invests in Oklahoma City Facility CNG Infrastructure

FedEx Freight has purchased more than 100 compressed natural gas powered tractors and has installed a CNG fueling station to serve its CNG fleet in Oklahoma City Service Center.

August 24, 2016

Shippers Challenge Liability Changes in Uniform Bill of Lading

Some shippers are unhappy about changes to the standard bill of lading used by less-than-truckload carriers.

June 14, 2016

Bandag Adds Two Retread Patterns for Drive Applications

Bandag’s DR 5.3 and DR4.3 are two retread patterns designed for drive applications in truckload, less-than-truckload and pick-up and delivery fleets.

May 17, 2016

Old Dominion Opens Indiana Service Center

Old Dominion Freight has opened a new service center, located in Brownsburg, Ind., to increase the company’s presence in the Indianapolis Area.

April 27, 2016

A. Duie Pyle Opens N.Y. Service Center

Transportation and supply chain solutions company A. Duie Pyle has opened a new transportation service center in Newburgh, N.Y.

April 13, 2016

Commentary: The Promise of E-Commerce

E-commerce is nothing new, but it continues rising to new heights. Smart trucking companies are realizing it’s the next area with a huge growth potential, especially when the overall economy is growing at a moderate rate at best.

April 11, 2016

YRC Freight Adds Accelerated Shipping Service

YRC Freight is offering a new accelerated service with shipment times that are one or two days faster than standard shipment times.

March 14, 2016

Logistics Company Buys Coastal Pacific Xpress

Canadian supply chain solutions company VersaCold Logistics Services has agreed to acquire Coastal Pacific Xpress, a large refrigerated carrier based in British Columbia.

March 3, 2016

ODFL Tonnage Up from Year Earlier

The less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has reported increases in freight for the first two months of 2016, including tons per day growing 2% and 3.2% for January and February, respectively, compared to the same time in 2015.

February 12, 2016

Q&A: Old Dominion's David Bates on the Keys to the LTL's Success

Old Dominion Freight Line, founded by Earl and Lillian Congdon as a one-truck operation in Richmond, Va., in 1934, today is one of the largest less-than-truckload carriers, and one of the largest trucking companies overall, in the United States. We talked to David Bates, senior vice president of operations, about the company’s success.

February 11, 2016

Roadrunner Revamps LTL Network for Better Consistency

Roadrunner Transportation Systems announced it has improved its less-than-truckload freight network, including adding more capacity to its facilities and adding an optional premium service.

February 5, 2016

Earnings Watch: Saia Profit Declines 16%, Beats Estimates

Saia Inc. saw its fourth quarter profit decline to $11.4 million, or 45 cents per diluted share, from $13.6 million, or 53 cents per diluted share a year earlier, beating analysts' estimates.

January 29, 2016

XPO Logistics Cuts 190 Jobs From its LTL Business

XPO Logistics has eliminated about 190 non-sales positions in its less-than-truckload business, which it acquired when the company bought Con-way Inc. last year.

January 5, 2016

Land-Air Express of New England Put Out of Service by FMCSA

CORRECTED -- Land-Air Express of New England may reopen this week after being placed out of service by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Dec. 29. The out of service order apparently resulted from an unsatisfactory audit in early November. As of Tuesday, the less-than-truckload company was awaiting the go-ahead to resume operations.

November 9, 2015

XPO Appoints New President of LTL Business

XPO Logistics has appointed Tony Brooks as president of its less-than-truckload business, effective Nov. 11.

October 30, 2015

Earnings Watch: Celadon, ODFL, YRC Worldwide, ArcBest, Hub Group

More trucking companies have released their third quarter financial earnings, showing improvements from a year earlier or at least maintaining their ground, despite complaints about the recent freight-hauling environment.

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