Old Dominion Freight Line

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February 8, 2018

Earnings Watch: Old Dominion, Hub Group, Radiant Logistics Profits Move Higher

The fourth quarter 2017 earnings reporting season continued on Thursday with another three fleets – Old Dominion Freight Line, Hub Group, and Radiant Logistics – reporting increased profits, due not only to more business and better rates, but also to tax reform.

February 2, 2018

Old Dominion Teams with MLB for 2018 Moving Day

Working with the New York Mets, Los Angeles Angels, and Kansas City Royals, Old Dominion will celebrate the beginning of a new Major League Baseball season during the traditional Spring Training Moving Days.

February 1, 2018

FMCSA: Carriers Stymied by PeopleNet AOBRD Issue May Seek Exemption

The FMCSA is considering a request by one motor carrier for a one-year exemption from electronic logging rules so that its AOBRD/ELD provider can provide a specific type of software as having been made “on behalf of all motor carriers in similar situations concerning the integration of PeopleNet’s ELD software into fleet management systems.”

October 26, 2017

Earnings Watch: ODFL Earnings Increase Almost 20%, UPS Profit Remains Strong

The mainly less-than-truckload fleet Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has reported its profit rose nearly 20% in the third quarter of the year, due in part to a better overall economy and freight rates.

July 27, 2017

Earnings Watch: Old Dominion Earnings Spike 21.4% in Second Quarter

One of the country’s leading LTL carriers, Old Dominion Freight Line scored high in the second quarter, reporting a 21.4% increase in earnings per diluted share to $1.19 on revenue of $839.9 million.

July 11, 2017

Old Dominion's Baseball Trailer Promotes Series Sweepstakes

A special Duraplate van has heavy plexiglass panels to reveal its sporty load. Guess the number of baseballs and win World Series tickets. Blog commentary by Tom Berg, Senior Contributing Editor

June 14, 2017

Penske Truck Leasing to Acquire Old Dominion Truck Leasing

When completed, the deal will add approximately 1,400 tractors, trucks, and trailers to Penske's fleet.

April 27, 2017

Earnings Watch: Old Dominion, UPS Show First Quarter Improvements

Less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. reported better profit and revenue in the first quarter of the year while UPS Inc. reported earnings showing growth across its business segments

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.

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.

January 24, 2017

Old Dominion Dominates Data

A high-tech command center helps Old Dominion Freight Line track freight, trucks and drivers as they move across the country.

October 27, 2016

Earnings Watch: UPS, ODFL Rise; Knight, P.A.M., Hub, Echo Fall

At a time when many trucking companies are reporting lower third quarter profits, two report slight gains – but they remain the exception rather than the rule.

October 12, 2016

ATRI Appoints Congdon, Low to Board of Directors

The American Transportation Research Institute has appointed David S. Congdon, vice chairman and CEO of Old Dominion Freight Line, and Robert E. Lowt, president and CEO of Prime, to its board of directors.

September 20, 2016

Another Carrier Lowers Expectations, Three LTLs Hiking Rates

Forward Air Corp. has become the latest trucking operation to lower expectations ahead of releasing its next earnings report.

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.

May 13, 2016

ODFL Adds Terminal in North Carolina

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has opened its newest service center, a 61-door facility located just off I-85 in Kings Mountain, N.C.

April 28, 2016

Earnings Watch: UPS Jumps; YRC Improves; ODFL, Universal Lower

UPDATED -- Another day, another raft of earnings reports on Thursday from the nation’s publicly owned trucking companies. Continuing a trend this first quarter, the companies' numbers are as varied as the services they offer.

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 4, 2016

Earnings Watch: Hub Group, Roadrunner, ODFL, YRC Worldwide

Multi-modal freight transporter Hub Group Inc. has reported increases in fourth quarter 2015 and full year profits as revenue for both periods drifted lower for the Illinois-based operation.

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