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Earnings Watch: YRC Reports Smaller 1st Quarter Loss

Trucking company YRC Worldwide Inc. narrowed its first quarter loss but was still in the red, but it expects an improvement in its finances later in the year.

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FedEx Freight Names Smith President and CEO

John A. Smith will be FedEx Freight’s new president and CEO come August. Smith, currently senior vice president of operations at FedEx Freight, will succeed Michael L. Ducker, whose pending retirement was announced recently.

Old Dominion Freight Line Announces Leadership Transition

Greg Gantt is succeeding David Congdon as CEO of Old Dominion Freight Line as of May 16 as part of the less-than-truckload company’s designed succession plan.

Q&A: Old Dominion Freight Line Exec on Scope, Scale, and Growth

Old Dominion Freight Line recently posted a short animated video highlighting the scope and scale of the less-than-truckload carrier. We spoke with Chip Overbey, senior vice president of strategic planning, to learn more about OD's impressive growth strategy.

Q&A: Roadrunner Freight President on Being the Economy LTL Provider

We spoke with Grant Crawford, president of Roadrunner Freight, about the less-than-truckload operation's recent rebranding that focuses on offering reliable, non-expedited service at a lower cost.

Bandag Adds Two Retread Patterns for Drive Applications

Bandag’s DR 5.3 and DR4.3 are two retread patterns designed for drive applications in truckload, less-than-truckload and pick-up and delivery fleets.

Commentary: The Promise of E-Commerce

E-commerce is nothing new, but it continues rising to new heights. Smart trucking companies are realizing it’s the next area with a huge growth potential, especially when the overall economy is growing at a moderate rate at best.

Q&A: Old Dominion's David Bates on the Keys to the LTL's Success

Old Dominion Freight Line, founded by Earl and Lillian Congdon as a one-truck operation in Richmond, Va., in 1934, today is one of the largest less-than-truckload carriers, and one of the largest trucking companies overall, in the United States. We talked to David Bates, senior vice president of operations, about the company’s success.

McLeod Upgrades Core Transportation Software

McLeod Software is releasing version 15.1 of its LoadMaster, PowerBroker and LoadMaster LTL software products.

UShip Launches LTL Spot Rate Marketplace with 16 National, Regional LTL Carriers

Online freight marketplace uShip announced 16 asset-based LTL carriers, including national carriers R&L Carriers and Roadrunner Transportation Systems and a host of regional carriers such as Averitt Express, Pitt Ohio, and Midwest Motor Express, have committed to uShip’s LTL spot rate marketplace.