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November 14, 2017

ABF Freight to Work with Teamsters on Collective Bargaining Agreement

Less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight is getting ready to begin negotiations with the Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee in December on a new collective bargaining agreement.

July 6, 2017

ArcBest Announces Space-Based Minimum Charges for LTL Shipments

ArcBest announced it will apply space-based cubic minimum charges for less-than-truckload shipments, effective Aug. 1.

June 21, 2017

XPO LTL Drivers Rack Up 1 Billion Accident-Free Miles

XPO Logistics has announced that its 12,575 less-than-truckload drivers have surpassed one billion miles with no preventable accidents since the company began tracking the statistic.

June 20, 2017

FTR: The Economics of 33' Trailers Only Benefit a Few Markets

FTR released a new report detailing the economics of using twin 33-foot trailers, showing that only in specific cases would the extra capacity lead to a benefit. However, for those fleets, the increase would be worth it.

April 3, 2017

Saia, TST Overland Express Partner on Cross-Border LTL

Saia and TST Overland Express announced an exclusive partnership to serve both companies’ U.S.-Canada cross-border less-than-truckload customers.

March 29, 2017

Choppy Freight Reduces Driver Turnover Rate

The American Trucking Associations has reported that the churn rate at large and small fleets dropped by double digits in the fourth quarter of 2016, thanks only to the choppiness of the freight market.

March 17, 2017

Q&A: Old Dominion Freight Line Exec on Scope, Scale, and Growth

Old Dominion Freight Line recently posted a short animated video highlighting the scope and scale of the less-than-truckload carrier. We spoke with Chip Overbey, senior vice president of strategic planning, to learn more about OD's impressive growth strategy.

March 16, 2017

Schneider Launches Online LTL Hub

Schneider has created a new one-stop online shop for less-than-truckload freight.

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.

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