December 1, 2014 - Industry News
The third-party logistics provider C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire Freightquote.com Inc. for $365 million in cash.
Tags: Intermodal, LTL, Truckload, C.H. Robinson, 3PL, Freightquote.com, Mergers & Acquisitions, Brokers
Alberta-based trucking company Mullen Group Ltd. says it will pay $172 million cash to buy Winnipeg-based transport company Gardewine Group Limited Partnership.
Tags: Canada, LTL, Mergers & Acquisitions, Oilfield
November 21, 2014 - Industry News
Southeastern Freight Lines opened a new service center in Van Buren, Ark., near Fort Smith. The facility was opened in response to growing business in the area.
Tags: Arkansas, Southeastern Freight Lines, Service Center, LTL
November 3, 2014 - Industry News
The Teamsters Union chalked up its second win at FedEx Freight when a group of 113 drivers at the company’s South Brunswick, N.J., terminal voted Friday to join Teamsters Local 701.
Tags: Drivers, Con-way Freight, Pennsylvania, Teamsters, Labor Unions, FedEx, FedEx Freight, LTL
Trucking and logistics provider Roadrunner Transportation Systems reported record revenue and operating income for the third quarter.
Tags: Roadrunner Transportation, Earnings, LTL, Truckload
October 31, 2014 - Industry News
Lynden Transport opened a service center in Tulsa, Okla., to support its oil and gas customers. The company says the service center will allow it to provide more efficient service and give customers more choices with departures and arrivals.
Tags: City of Tulsa, Oklahoma, LTL, Bakken Oil Fields
After months of trying to convince FedEx Freight drivers in Middletown, Pennsylvania, to join the Teamsters, the union withdrew the election petition on Thursday, the day before vote.
Tags: Drivers, Labor Unions, FedEx, FedEx Freight, LTL, Teamsters
October 29, 2014 - Industry News
Hot Line Freight System is opening two new terminals in Ohio and Illinois will expand shipping opportunities for the surrounding areas bringing less-than-truckload service to the Midwest.
Tags: Ohio, Illinois, LTL, Freight Volume
October 27, 2014 - Industry News
The mainly less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight has announced an increase in general rates and charges effective Nov. 3.
Tags: LTL, ABF, Freight Rates
October 24, 2014 - Industry News
Less-than-truckload carrier Con-way Freight said Friday it will implement a general rate increase averaging 4.7% for non-contractual business, effective Oct. 27.
Tags: Con-way Freight, Freight Rates, Con-way Inc., LTL
Higher package volume and growth in distribution and UPS Freight business led UPS Inc. to an upswing in third-quarter earnings compared to a year ago.
Tags: UPS, Earnings, UPS Freight, LTL
October 21, 2014 - Industry News
The carrier A. Duie Pyle is opening its second driver training academy in Northborough, Mass., to serve prospective drivers in New England and upstate New York.
Tags: CDL, Driver Training, Massachusetts, LTL
October 20, 2014 - Industry News
Memphis serves as one of the company’s busiest freight hubs due to its proximity to Interstate 40, Interstate 55, three major rail heads, the largest American cargo airport and the nation’s second largest inland port.
Tags: LTL, Tennessee, Old Dominion Freight Line
October 16, 2014 - Industry News
The president and CEO of the trucking company ABF Freight System, Roy M. Slagle, retired on Wednesday following 37 years of service.
Tags: People, ABF, ArcBest Corp., LTL
October 15, 2014 - Industry News
CORRECTED -- UPS Freight is expanding its Density-Based Rating (also known as dimensional weight pricing) pricing option to all its customers.
Tags: LTL, YRC Freight, UPS Freight, Freight Rates, FedEx Freight, Less Than Truckload
September 30, 2014 - Industry News
LTL carrier Con-way Freight is enhancing its compensation package for drivers, increasing current pay rates and reducing the time it takes for drivers to reach the top pay scale.
Tags: Con-way Freight, LTL, Driver Pay, Con-way Inc., Drivers
September 29, 2014 - Industry News
Old Dominion Freight line added drayage facilities in Dallas and Nashville, which it says are strategically positioned near major railheads to accommodate growing demands domestically and globally.
Tags: Trailers, Old Dominion Freight Line, Railroads, LTL, Texas, Tennessee
September 17, 2014 - Industry News
YRC Freight CEO James Welch said while business in the first half of the year kept pace with its forecast, improvements are taking longer than originally anticipated at the national less-than-truckload carrier.
Tags: Earnings, YRC Worldwide, LTL
September 3, 2014 - Industry News
Central Freight lines has purchased the LTL assets of Georgia based company Drug Transport, Inc. expanding its business into the state.
Tags: Georgia, LTL, Central Freight Lines, Mergers & Acquisitions
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, Distribution Centers
July 28, 2014 - Industry News
While there has been no official word from less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight or its parent ArcBest Corp., it appears the company has plans for a move and expansion of one of its primary facilities.
Tags: Tennessee, Arkansas, ABF, ArcBest Corp., LTL
June 10, 2014 - Industry News
The services uShip and ShipWorks have teamed up to address what they say is the problem many sellers face when using e-commerce sites when shipping goods that are too large to easily and affordably ship through conventional methods.
Tags: Information Technology, LTL, uShip, Shipping Service, ShipWorks
May 19, 2014 - Industry News
It will link California, Nevada and Arizona with Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and New York.
May 7, 2014 - Industry News
Online sellers facing the daunting task of shipping oversized and palletized shipments now have a new option due to a new partnership between online freight marketplace uShip and the web-based e-commerce shipping service ShipStation.
Tags: LTL, uShip
April 16, 2014 - Industry News
Online freight marketplace uShip has announced three top national less-than-truckload carriers have committed to uShip’s shipper-direct LTL spot rate marketplace.
Tags: Con-way Freight, Information Technology, Old Dominion Freight Line, LTL, uShip, YRC Freight
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