Swift Transportation

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June 25, 2014

Supreme Court Declines to Review Case Involving Swift Truckers

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a petition by the trucking company Swift Transportation to review a lower court ruling against the company involving independent contractor driver leases.

May 19, 2014

Navistar and Swift Transportation Begin Pilot Program to Improve Fuel Economy

Navistar said it developed a specification for the International ProStar tractor that the company expects to deliver improved fuel economy results.

May 2, 2014

Teamsters Target Swift CEO Jerry Moyes' Power

A Teamsters Union proposal that it says addresses trucking company Swift Transportation’s “dual class stock structure” is getting a boost from the country’s largest proxy voting advisory firm.

May 1, 2014

Swift Transportation Profit Takes A Dive

The Arizona-based company reported net income of $12.3 million, or nine cents per diluted share, compared to first quarter 2013 profit of $30.3 million, or 21 cents per diluted share.

April 8, 2014

Winter’s Toll Felt by Swift Transportation

Trucking company giant Swift Transportation is warning its first quarter earnings will be lower than it previously expected, between 11 cents and 13 cents per share.

January 27, 2014

Swift Transportation Income Up for 2013, Falls in Fourth Quarter

Trucking company Swift Transportation reported a drop in earnings for the final quarter of 2013 but an increase for all of last year.

December 20, 2013

Swift Lowers Fourth Quarter Earnings Expectations

Trucking company Swift Transportation has announced it expects adjusted earnings per share to range between 33 and 36 cents per share for the fourth quarter of 2013, compared to its previous expectation of 40 cents per share.

October 23, 2013

Swift Profit Falls Despite More Revenue

Profit for Arizona-based Swift Transportation fell in the third quarter of the year despite doing more business.

October 3, 2013

TCA Recognizes David Kus for Quickly Reacting to Danger

The Truckload Carriers Association has announced the name of its latest Highway Angel: David Kus of Fredericksburg, Penn., who drives for Swift Transportation. Kus is being recognized for acting quickly when a fellow motorist had an accident and then inadvertently put himself in more danger.

August 21, 2013

Lawsuit Against Swift Transportation Certified as Class Action

More than nine years after a suit was first filed against the carrier Swift Transportation, over claims it cheated drivers out of compensation, it has been certified as a class action.

August 7, 2013

Swift Transportation Acquires Central Refrigerated Transportation

Swift Transportation announced that it acquired privately held Central Refrigerated Transportation, a provider of refrigerated trucking services, in a transaction valued at $225 million, including approximately $189 million in cash and $36 million of assumed capital lease obligations and other financial debt.

July 26, 2013

Swift Transportation Faces Lawsuit Over Background Checks

Swift Transportation is facing a class action lawsuit for allegedly violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act in how it conducted background checks. The suit says more than 10,000 applicants were affected.

July 25, 2013

Swift Earnings Increase Due to Pickup in Truckload and Intermodal Operations

The multi-service trucking provider Swift Transportation saw an increase in both earnings and revenue during the second quarter of the year. The Arizona-based operation posted a profit of $42.9 million compared to $33.7 million from the same time a year ago.

April 23, 2013

Swift Transportation Profits Triple in First Quarter

Swift Transportation, a mainly truckload carrier, saw its first quarter profit jump much higher while earnings also increased from the same time a year ago.

March 1, 2008

Truck Fleet Innovator Awards: Honoring Trucking's Elite Leaders

Six Outstanding trucking executives are recognized with Heavy Duty trucking's annual truck Fleet Innovators awards.

October 1, 2006

And The Winner Is!

Swift makes one driver a millionaire. Nine others win 10 grand each.

September 1, 2006

Million Dollar Baby

Swift's innovative driver reward program raises the retention stakes.

March 1, 2006

One Truck To 21,000

From owner-operator to mega fleet, swift has grown through strategic acquisitions.

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