November 4, 2016 - Industry News
Roadrunner Transportation Systems has changed the name of its Roadrunner LTL operation to Roadrunner Freight as part of a rebranding effort to reposition the business as a cost-effective option.
Tags: LTL, Roadrunner Transportation, Rebranding
September 13, 2016 - Industry News
FedEx Freight has purchased more than 100 compressed natural gas powered tractors and has installed a CNG fueling station to serve its CNG fleet in Oklahoma City Service Center.
Tags: LTL, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, FedEx Freight
August 24, 2016 - Industry News
Some shippers are unhappy about changes to the standard bill of lading used by less-than-truckload carriers.
Tags: LTL, Bill of Lading
May 17, 2016 - Industry News
Old Dominion Freight has opened a new service center, located in Brownsburg, Ind., to increase the company’s presence in the Indianapolis Area.
Tags: New Facility, Old Dominion Freight Line, LTL
April 27, 2016 - Industry News
Transportation and supply chain solutions company A. Duie Pyle has opened a new transportation service center in Newburgh, N.Y.
Tags: New Facility, LTL, A. Duie Pyle
April 11, 2016 - Industry News
YRC Freight is offering a new accelerated service with shipment times that are one or two days faster than standard shipment times.
Tags: LTL, Freight, YRC Freight
March 14, 2016 - Industry News
Canadian supply chain solutions company VersaCold Logistics Services has agreed to acquire Coastal Pacific Xpress, a large refrigerated carrier based in British Columbia.
Tags: Canada, LTL, Logistics, Mergers & Acquisitions, Truckload
March 3, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Old Dominion Freight Line, LTL, Tonnage
February 11, 2016 - Industry News
Roadrunner Transportation Systems announced it has improved its less-than-truckload freight network, including adding more capacity to its facilities and adding an optional premium service.
Tags: LTL, Roadrunner Transportation, Delivery Fleet
February 5, 2016 - Industry News
Saia Inc. saw its fourth quarter profit decline to $11.4 million, or 45 cents per diluted share, from $13.6 million, or 53 cents per diluted share a year earlier, beating analysts' estimates.
Tags: LTL, Saia, Fleet Earnings
January 29, 2016 - Industry News
XPO Logistics has eliminated about 190 non-sales positions in its less-than-truckload business, which it acquired when the company bought Con-way Inc. last year.
Tags: Layoffs, LTL, Con-way Inc., XPO Logistics
January 5, 2016 - Industry News
CORRECTED -- Land-Air Express of New England may reopen this week after being placed out of service by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Dec. 29. The out of service order apparently resulted from an unsatisfactory audit in early November. As of Tuesday, the less-than-truckload company was awaiting the go-ahead to resume operations.
Tags: FMCSA, LTL, Out of Service, Land-Air Express
November 9, 2015 - Industry News
XPO Logistics has appointed Tony Brooks as president of its less-than-truckload business, effective Nov. 11.
Tags: Leadership, LTL, People, Con-Way, XPO Logistics
October 30, 2015 - Industry News
More trucking companies have released their third quarter financial earnings, showing improvements from a year earlier or at least maintaining their ground, despite complaints about the recent freight-hauling environment.
Tags: Celadon Trucking Services, Celadon Group, ABF, YRC Worldwide, YRC Freight, Hub Group, Economy, Old Dominion Freight Line, ArcBest Corp., Fleet Earnings, LTL
September 29, 2015 - Industry News
Rising equipment costs and driver wages led to an increase in operational costs in 2014, according to a comprehensive report from the American Transportation Research Institute.
Tags: Operating Costs, LTL, Fuel Costs, ATRI, Truckload, Driver Pay
September 16, 2015 - Industry News
FedEx Corp.'s profits in its most recent fiscal quarter increased from a year earlier, but the company lowered expectations for the full year.
Tags: Economy, FedEx, FedEx Freight, FedEx Ground, FedEx Express, Fleet Earnings, LTL
September 9, 2015 - Industry News
XPO Logistics announced late Wednesday that it is buying Con-way Inc. in a $3 billion deal that will make XPO the second largest LTL provider in North America and expand its global contract logistics platform.
Tags: 3PL, LTL, Mergers & Acquisitions, Con-way Inc., XPO Logistics
September 8, 2015 - Industry News
With about three weeks remaining in the third quarter of the year, the less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line on Tuesday reported increases in the amount of freight it has handled over the previous two months.
Tags: Old Dominion Freight Line, LTL, Tonnage, Less Than Truckload
August 3, 2015 - Industry News
With record second-quarter revenue, ArcBest's net income rose to $20 million, or 74 cents per diluted share, from $17.2 million, or 64 cents per diluted share a year earlier.
Tags: Economy, ABF, ArcBest Corp., Fleet Earnings, LTL
June 2, 2015 - Industry News
The less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. on Monday reported a year-over-year increase in tons per day for May of 9.6%, following growth of 9.7% for April.
Tags: Old Dominion Freight Line, LTL, Tonnage, Fleets
April 29, 2015 - Industry News
The mainly less-than-truckload carrier Saia Inc. saw its first quarter profit move higher, according to its earnings report released Wednesday.
Tags: Earnings, Saia, LTL
April 28, 2015 - Industry News
Profit for package delivery and trucking giant UPS Inc. increased 12.6% in the first quarter from the same time in 2014.
Tags: UPS, Earnings, UPS Freight, LTL
April 16, 2015 - Industry News
How has the less-than-truckload business changed over the past decade? Stifel Transportation & Logistics Research Group decided to explore that topic in a recent note to investors.
Tags: Old Dominion Freight Line, LTL, Stifel Nicolaus
February 9, 2015 - Industry News
Southeastern Freight Lines is expanding its regional LTL business, opening four new services centers in Kentucky and Ohio in response to growing customer need.
Tags: Southeastern Freight Lines, LTL, Freight, Expansion
February 4, 2015 - Industry News
A. Duie Pyle opened a logistics center featuring all of the company's services under one roof. It is located in Westampton, N.J., 25 miles to the northeast of Philadelphia.
Tags: LTL, Logistics, Truckload, A. Duie Pyle
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