August 21, 2014 - Industry News
The fraudulent employers promise to reimburse the “shipping assistants”, but no money is ever reimbursed. When questioned, the scammers claim to be affiliated with the brokers or carriers whose identities and logos they have hijacked for that purpose.
Tags: TIA, Crime & Fraud, Fleets, DAT, Brokers
August 20, 2014 - Industry News
YRC Freight has upgraded three of its terminals to full distribution center status to increase network capacity for its customers and reduce congestion at some facilities.
Tags: YRC Freight, LTL, Fleets, Distribution Centers
The U.S. Department of Labor has reached a settlement with Gaines Motor Lines and its owners that includes paying more than a quarter of a million dollars to resolve findings made by the department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Tags: Drivers, Regulations, OSHA, Hours of Service, Fleets, Safety & Compliance
August 19, 2014 - Industry News
As part of its 2014 User Conference, PeopleNet spent Tuesday evening recognizing the top innovators among its client base, fleets that have demonstrated exceptional leadership over the past year by using PeopleNet products and services to create unique solutions that accelerate and drive return on investment.
Tags: PeopleNet, Industry Event, Awards, Fleets, telematics
August 18, 2014 - Industry News
The combined companies will go forward under the ownership of P&S Holdings and continue to operate under their respective, independent names, according to a news release.
Tags: Fleets, Mergers & Acquisitions
Celadon Trucking Services has purchased more than 1,500 new tractors to add to its overall fleet.
Tags: Kenworth, LoneStar, ProStar, International Trucks, Celadon, Fleets
A federal court last week issued a ruling against the trucking company Prime Inc. and its same-sex training program for newly hired truck drivers.
Tags: Drivers, Fleets, Prime Inc., Litigation, EEOC
August 15, 2014 - Industry News
Melton Truck Lines, a flatbed carrier based in Tulsa, Okla., announced a driver pay increase; all company drivers will receive at least 2 cents per mile increase.
Tags: Fleets, Driver Pay, Flatbed, Melton Truck Lines
August 13, 2014 - Industry News
Transport America announced a pay increase for all current and potential drivers working for the company.
Tags: Driver Pay, Transport America, Owner Operators, Fleets, Drivers
Tennessee-based U.S. Xpress, one of the largest privately owned fleets in the country, reportedly is purchasing Arnold’s Jacksonville, Fla., headquarters and at least one terminal.
Tags: Fleets, U.S. Xpress, Arnold Transportation, Mergers & Acquisitions
An Oregon trucker wrongly fired for refusing to drive an unsafe vehicle will get her job back, plus reimbursement for back wages and compensation for fees associated with the case, after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Tags: Drivers, Regulations, OSHA, Fleets, Safety & Compliance
August 12, 2014 - Industry News
U.S. Xpress, Chattanooga, Tenn., is increasing its base mileage pay and making other compensation changes for over-the-road, solo, non-dedicated truck drivers.
Tags: Fleets, U.S. Xpress, Driver Pay
Con-way Truckload has announced the rollout of an enhanced driver compensation package that raises per-mile pay, effective Sept. 7 for both company drivers and independent contractors.
Tags: Drivers, Fleets, Con-way Truckload, Driver Pay, Con-way Inc.
August 11, 2014 - Industry News
Roadrunner Transportation Systems has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Active Aero Group from the investment firm Platinum Equity.
Tags: Fleets, Roadrunner Transportation, Mergers & Acquisitions
August 6, 2014 - Industry News
The trucking operation Celadon Group Inc. more than doubled its net income in the second quarter of the year while revenue increased 21.4%.
Tags: Celadon Group, Fleets, Earnings
August 4, 2014 - Industry News
It said the need is due to growing needs across the company’s driving divisions, including: van truckload, dedicated, intermodal, tanker and regional operations.
Tags: Drivers, Fleets, Schneider
August 1, 2014 - Industry News
Maverick Transportation last week celebrated the expansion of its driver training center, which adds more than 13,000 square feet to the previous facility.
Tags: Driver Training, Fleets, Maverick Transportation
July 31, 2014 - Industry News
YRC Worldwide Inc. cut it second quarter net loss to $4.9 million, or 16 cents per share, from $15.1 million, or $1.72 per share, from the same time a year ago.
Tags: Fleets, Earnings, YRC Worldwide, YRC Freight
CRST International’s Board Chairman John Smith and President and CEO, Dave Rusch, broke ground on the former First Street Parkade site for the new $37 million world headquarters in downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Tags: CRST, Fleets
The asset-light trucking and logistics service provider, Roadrunner Transportation Systems, has reported a small increase in its second quarter profit while revenue gained 36.6%.
Tags: Fleets, Roadrunner Transportation, Earnings
“While continuing the work of implementing our turnaround plan, the progress we are making is evident in virtually every area of our business,” said President and CEO John Simone.
Tags: Fleets, Earnings, USA Truck
Less-than-truckload carrier, Old Dominion Freight Line, posted a 19.1% increase in its second quarter revenue while profit gained by a wider margin.
Tags: Old Dominion Freight Line, Fleets, Earnings, Panther, ABF, ArcBest Corp.
Trucking company and logistics parent Con-way Inc. has reported second-quarter net income of $53.7 million, or 93 cents per diluted share. This compares to second-quarter 2013 net income of $42.9 million, or 75 cents per diluted share.
Tags: Fleets, Earnings, Con-Way, Con-way Inc.
July 30, 2014 - Industry News
The California Supreme Court issued a decision this week affirming the state’s labor and unemployment compensation laws are not preempted by federal statute, specifically the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act of 1994.
Tags: Drivers, California, Fleets, Litigation, Independent Contractors
It totaled nearly $118.6 million compared to almost $111.9 while net revenue increased 10.2% to $521 million for the Minnesota-based company.
Tags: Fleets, Earnings, C.H. Robinson
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