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Earnings Watch: 1st Quarter Earnings up as Fleets Grapple with Driver Shortage

A load of publicly held trucking fleets released first quarter 2018 earnings – Forward Air, Knight-Swift, Landstar, Covenant, Echo Global, and Heartland – with all but one reporting better numbers than the same time a year ago.

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Earnings Watch: Knight-Swift, C.H. Robinson Report Better Profits

Truckload carrier Knight-Swift Transportation Tuesday reported the biggest gain in earnings seen so far this earnings season, while third-party logistics provider C.H Robinson Worldwide reported a more modest increase in profits.

Swift Celebrates Tech Excellence With SwiftTech Competition

Swift’s annual SwiftTech competition goes beyond pitting techs against each other in a series of trials. Learn more in the November HDT Fleet Talk.

SwiftTech Technician Competition [Photos]

Swift Transportation held its annual SwiftTech technician competition at the company's headquarters in Phoenix, Ariz., testing the troubleshooting skills of its techs on tractors, trailers, and everything in between. Photos: Steven Martinez

Commentary: Large and Small, Fleets Focus on the Driver

At Halvor and Swift, a focus has been placed on the driver to improve retention, writes Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge.

Q&A: Swift's New Driver Engagement VP

Swift Transportation's new vice president of driver engagement talks about how the truckload giant plans to make sure its drivers are truly its "driving force."

Knight-Swift: A Merger of Mindsets

Executive Editor David Cullen says if any two companies were made for each other, Knight Transportation and Swift Transportation were. After plowing through the transcript of the conference call held for analysts to disclose the impending birth of a new trucking behemoth — Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. — he explains why in his Passing Zone blog.

The Knight-Swift Merger: Lessons from the History of Ocean Shipping

After World War II, the maritime shipping industry was dealing with pressure for larger loads, faster deliveries, new technology and rising equipment costs. How fleets responded to those challenges is instructive.

Drivers Weigh in on Swift-Knight Merger via Facebook

Knight’s Facebook page was busy Monday with questions and answers about the big merger news with Swift. Deborah Lockridge has highlights in the All That's Trucking blog.

Kevin Knight Talks About the Swift Merger [Video]

Kevin Knight shares details about the big merger announcement between Swift and Knight in this nearly hour-long video. "I think of being able to take the best practices of two amazing organizations and have both of those organizations [take] advantage [of] those best practices."