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July 10, 2012 - Industry News

Mesilla Valley Retrofits 4,000 Tractor-Trailers with TrailerTails

TrailerTail is a lightweight, thermoplastic composite fairing installed at the back of a tractor-trailer to streamline airflow behind the trailer, reducing aerodynamic drag and reducing fuel consumption.

Mesilla Valley Transportation has completed the retrofit of its entire fleet of 4,000 tractor-trailers with fuel saving TrailerTail aerodynamic technology, manufactured by ATDynamics

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July 6, 2012 - Industry News

Interstate Distributor Co. Announces New Driver Pay Package

Interstate Distributor Co., Tacoma, Wash., announced a new pay package for over-the-road regional drivers. The new "My Pay" package provides drivers a competitive base rate per mile and the ability to add an additional 3 cents per mile quarterly.

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July 5, 2012 - Industry News

UPS Uses Plastic to Lighten Loads, Save Fuel

One year of testing showed the UPS composite vehicles are durable, work well in various climates (especially where corrosion from road salt is a problem) and are easily repairable because they are modular.

UPS is introducing composite materials to replace certain metal components into its trucks, a move that is improving the company's fuel efficiency by 40%, according to a UPS blog post

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July 3, 2012 - Industry News

Saia Acquires Brokerage and 3PL Business

Saia Inc., a multi-regional less-than-truckload carrier, has acquired Robart Transportation Inc. and its subsidiary, The RL Services Group LLC (the Robart Companies). Headquartered in Duluth, Ga., the Robart Companies have been in operation since 1981

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July 2, 2012 - Industry News

UPS Freight Announces 5.9% General Rate Increase

UPS Freight, the nation's fourth largest less-than-truckload carrier, announced a general rate increase averaging 5.9% covering non-contractual shipments in the U.S., Canada and Mexico

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July 2, 2012 - Industry News

YRC Freight Settles Chicago Lawsuits

YRC Freight, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc., has voluntarily settled two class action lawsuits alleging racial discrimination and harassment at its Chicago Ridge, Ill., terminal, which closed in 2009.

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June 29, 2012 - Industry News

Roadrunner Announces 6.9% Rate Increase

Roadrunner Transportation Systems announced it will implement a 6.9% rate increase, effective July 16. This follows announcements by several other LTL carriers about similar rate increases

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June 27, 2012 - Industry News

RWI Transportation Expands Logistics Operations with New Facility

RWI Transportation, an asset-based logistics company providing regional and national truckload, LTL, expedited, and refrigerated warehousing services, is expanding with the lease of a second facility for its logistics unit located in Wilder, Ky.

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June 26, 2012 - Industry News

Swift Announces Ranked Driver Quarterly Pay Bonus

Swift Transportation will soon start awarding ranked company drivers a new Quarterly Performance Pay bonus of up to 6 cents per mile.

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June 26, 2012 - Industry News

Schneider Offers $99 Deal for Used Truck Buyers

Commercial Fleet Financing Inc. and Schneider National are working together to provide a low-cost financing program for used truck buyers

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June 25, 2012 - Industry News

New Trends Help Private Fleets Increase Productivity

Private fleets are taking advantage of new trends and new technology to increase productivity and prepare for the future, says Gary Petty, president and CEO of the National Private Truck Council.

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June 25, 2012 - Industry News

YRC Freight to Raise Rates 6.9%

YRC Freight will raise base rates an average of 6.9%, following the announcement of rate increases by competitors.

YRC Freight will raise base rates an average of 6.9%, adding to a trend of similar LTL rate hikes.

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June 21, 2012 - Industry News

Con-way Freight Announces Rate Increase

The effect of the rate increase will vary for individual customers and shipments based on characteristics such as geography, lane, product classification, weight and dimensions.

Con-way Freight, the nationwide less-than-truckload carrier of Con-way Inc., will institute a general rate increase averaging 6.9% applicable to non-contractual business effective July 9

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June 20, 2012 - Industry News

Holland Hiring 450 Drivers to Meet Growing Demand

Holland plans to hire an additional 450 qualified over-the-road and local city drivers throughout the Midwest in the next few months

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June 19, 2012 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Dedicated Names Senior VP-Sales

U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Chattanooga, Tenn., hired Paul Bowman as the senior vice president of sales for its dedicated services business. This is a new position

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June 19, 2012 - Industry News

Ground, Freight Segments Drive FedEx Quarterly Earnings

FedEx Ground revenue beat analysts' expectations, with record operating margins of 20 percent.

FedEx reported higher quarterly earnings, with year-over-year drops for its FedEx Express segment more than made up for by better performance in its FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight segments, with record operating income for FedEx Ground

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June 18, 2012 - Industry News

YRC Freight Increases Speed Across North American LTL Network

YRC Freight implemented improvements to its North American LTL network, which now features faster service into and out of every major U.S. city

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June 14, 2012 - Industry News

Arkansas Best Buying Panther Expedited

Arkansas Best Corp. will acquire Panther Expedited Services Inc. from Fenway Partners LLC for approximately $180 million, with all of Panther's outstanding debt being repaid as part of the transaction

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June 11, 2012 - Industry News

Allied Systems Holdings Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Allied Systems Holdings Inc. and 18 of its subsidiaries, including Allied Automotive Group Inc., Axis Group Inc., and Allied's Canadian units, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on June 10

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June 8, 2012 - Industry News

FedEx Freight to Increase Rates

FedEx Freight will increase rates on non-contract less-than-truckload shipments by 6.9% effective July 9.

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June 8, 2012 - Industry News

Celadon Acquires Equipment Assets from Hiner Transport

Celadon Trucking Services, Indianapolis, has agreed to purchase a portion of the operating equipment of Hiner Transport LLC, Huntington, Ind

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June 1, 2012 - Industry News

O&S Trucking Files For Bankruptcy, Partners with Prime Inc.

O&S Trucking of Springfield, Mo., has filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to the Springfield News Leader, and the company plans to reorganize and partner with Prime Inc., also based in Springfield.

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May 30, 2012 - Industry News

CTA, OSA Canada Launch Sleep Apnea Screening and Treatment Pilot

Since 2010, CTA has been working with various partners, including its group benefits provider, Group Health, to put a Canadian sleep apnea program together in anticipation of a possible regulatory requirement in the Unites States.

The Canadian Trucking Alliance, in partnership with OSA Canada Inc., is launching a pilot in Canada to deliver a full-service sleep apnea program to commercial truck drivers

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May 30, 2012 - Industry News

Roadrunner to Open Two Northeast LTL Outbound Terminals

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. announced the opening of two new less-than-truckload outbound terminals serving the Northeast region of the U.S

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May 23, 2012 - Industry News

YRC Worldwide Names President of Holland Subsidiary

YRC Worldwide named Scott D. Ware president of its Holland subsidiary, a provider of next-day regional less-than-truckload services

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