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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.

September 26, 2013

Con-way Freight Expands in Texas

Con-way Freight announced a major expansion for central Texas and surrounding communities with plans to build a new, 48-door, 18,870-square-foot freight service center in the city of Robinson.

July 22, 2013

Two LTL Carriers Announce Rate Hikes of Near 6%

Two carriers serving the less-than-truckload markets have announced general rate hikes.

June 17, 2013

Old Dominion to Raise Rates based on Distance, Service

The increased rate provides for a nominal increase in intrastate, interstate and cross-border lane charges. The new rate will also offset the rising costs of new equipment and insurance, while preserving competitive wages and benefits for employees.

June 14, 2013

Roadrunner Expanding Service in the Great Plains and Northeast

The asset-light transportation and logistics service provider Roadrunner Transportation Systems is opening service centers in Kansas City, Mo., and Buffalo, N.Y.

June 10, 2013

ODFL Revises Upward Second Quarter Expectations

Less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion expects growth in tonnage per day to increase in a range of 5.0% to 5.5% compared to the second quarter of 2012, versus its previous expectation of an increase in a range of 4.5% to 5.0%.

June 3, 2013

UPS Freight, ABF Increase Rates 5.9%

UPS Freight and ABF announced separately that they will revise their general rates and charges. A general rate increase of 5.9% was announced for non-contractual shipments in the United States, Canada and Mexico. ABF stated that the effect on specific lanes and shipments will vary.

May 23, 2013

YRC Freight Begins Network Changes

The nationwide less-than-truckload carrier YRC Freight this week said it began making changes in its network that will result in the closing of nearly 30 terminals and three distribution centers.

May 10, 2013

Teamsters Blast YRC, ABF Over Talks

Teamsters Union President James Hoffa Friday had some harsh words for LTL giant YRC Worldwide following news that it tried to purchase competitor Arkansas Best, which owns ABF, calling the move "unconscionable."

May 8, 2013

ABF Spurns Offer From YRC Worldwide

Just before reporting positive first quarter numbers, the parent of several less-than-truckload carriers, YRC Worldwide, reportedly made a bid for competitor ABF – without success.

May 6, 2013

ABF, Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement

Representatives of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the trucking company ABF have reached a tentative contract agreement.

May 6, 2013

YRC Reports First Quarter Profit for the First Time in Six Years

YRC Worldwide has done something it hasn’t in quite a while: posted positive first quarter financial numbers.

April 24, 2013

YRC Freight, Teamsters Agree To Network Changes

The Teamsters union has approved the network optimization plan YRC Freight submitted in March. The plan will close 29 terminals, forcing the company to change how freight moves through its network of more than 260 other terminals.

April 22, 2013

ABF, Teamsters Agree To Contract Extension

The Teamsters Union and Arkansas Best Freight System have agreed to another extension of the current labor contract, as the two sides seem far apart.

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