Arkansas

19 Jan 2017
Shippers show they are willing to pay more for dedicated capacity, and J.B. Hunt is happy to oblige.
Meat and potatoes, staples of the American diet, are sustaining the US spot truckload market this December.
16 Dec 2016
The US spot truckload market is delivering Christmas dinner, as demand for potatoes and meats spike and spot market volumes are nearly double year-ago levels. E-commerce is also shifting freight shipments closer to the year's end.
13 Oct 2016
The truckload carrier is reducing the size of its company fleet but hopes a pay hike will attract more independent contractors.
Although intermodal volume at U.S. railroads fell 2.7 percent year-over-year in the first half, J.B. Hunt managed to increase intermodal volume 12 percent and 9 percent in the first two quarters.
18 Jul 2016
Second-quarter results show $6.2 billion J.B. Hunt is spending to build intermodal, truck volume, revenue.
03 Aug 2015
ArcBest rode a company-wide wave of freight demand in the second quarter, with less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight System and asset-light subsidiaries increasing revenue and profit. The asset-light businesses, however, grew faster than the asset-based LTL division.
06 May 2015
USA Truck posted its first profitable first quarter in eight years this week. It also marks the fourth consecutive profitable quarter for the firm as it pursues a new corporate strategy as a “capacity solutions provider,” the company said.
04 May 2015
For the first time in seven years, ArcBest Corporation posted a first-quarter profit, thanks in large part to competitive pricing in spite of diminishing volumes, the company said Monday.
06 Apr 2015
John Simone, the CEO who drove USA Truck back to profitability last year after several years of losses, will take medical leave. Director Thomas Glaser will serve as interim chief operating officer.
13 Feb 2015
After a strenuous overhaul of its business model to better match evolving shipper supply chain needs, USA Truck returned to profitability in 2014. A stronger U.S. economy and lower fuel prices also helped.