December 9, 2013
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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 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 carriers serving the less-than-truckload markets have announced general rate hikes.
June 17, 2013
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
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
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 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
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 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
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
Representatives of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the trucking company ABF have reached a tentative contract agreement.
YRC Worldwide has done something it hasn’t in quite a while: posted positive first quarter financial numbers.
April 24, 2013
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
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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