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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.

December 9, 2013

Con-way Freight Launches MyCon-way.com

Con-way Freight announced the launch of MyCon-way.com, a new online customer portal which will enable Con-way Freight's customers to more efficiently manage their LTL freight needs.

December 5, 2013

ABF Closing 30 Terminals

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 3, 2013

YRC Looking to Wall Street for Dollars to Help Pay Debt

The financially troubled parent company to several fleets, YRC Worldwide, is looking to investors to help it pay off some debt, according to the Journal of Commerce.

December 3, 2013

ODFL Forecasting Fourth Quarter Tonnage Growth

Less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line on Tuesday updated its expectations for growth in tons per day and revenue per hundredweight for the fourth quarter of this year, saying it now expects a larger increase in tons per day.

November 12, 2013

Arkansas Best, YRC Report Third-Quarter Results

Two of the industry's large, unionized less-than-truckload carriers announced their third quarter results Tuesday, with the non-asset-based Panther Expedited helping Arkansas Best and problems at YRC Freight weighing down YRC Worldwide.

November 5, 2013

YRC Worldwide, Teamsters Set to Meet

A few years ago, YRC Worldwide was able to stay afloat with the help of union workers agreeing to a series of wage and benefit cuts. YRC's back in the same boat, but this time around, lenders are insisting on changes.

October 8, 2013

Ballots Sent to Some ABF Teamsters for Strike Vote

Less-than-truckload carrier ABF has been notified by the Teamsters Union that ballots to authorize a strike are being mailed on Tuesday to nearly 1,800 employees covered by the Central Region Local Cartage supplement.

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