Top 50 Trucking Companies

Top 50 Trucking Companies

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Top 50 trucking companies
The United States’ largest trucking companies kept tapping their brakes in 2013, slowing revenue growth for the second consecutive year as the economic recovery remained a modest one.

News & Analysis

FedEx Freight truck
16 Mar 2015
Truck drivers at the Stockton, California terminal of FedEx Freight, the largest U.S. trucking company, voted to join the Teamsters union, making Stockton the fourth terminal to go union since the start of an organizing campaign last fall. However, six terminals have rejected the union, and the Teamsters have withdrawn six election petitions.
Ambassador Bridge
21 Feb 2015
The U.S. and Canada cleared a big hurdle to building a second span over the Detroit River, a critical crossing and sometime choke-point for cross-border trade.
truck driver
17 Feb 2015
U.S. regulators plan to study how truck driver pay methods affect truck and road safety, a step some trucking officials fear could lead to a government role in deciding how and how much drivers should be paid.
10 Feb 2015
Trucking hiring soared in 2014, climbing nearly 90 percent from 2013 as for-hire carriers aggressively recruited employees and raised driver pay. Those efforts still wasn't enough to end a driver shortage.
09 Feb 2015
With a stronger economy and stronger profits at their backs, large truckload carriers are beginning to add capacity, where it pays, pushing the JOC Truckload Capacity Index up 3.6 points in 2014.
06 Feb 2015
Expedited business is up 10 percent year-over-year at regional Western trucking company Reddaway, thanks in part to extreme delays at West Coast ports.

Commentary

An owner-operator shares some often overlooked facts about U.S. truck driver hours of service rules and how they affect his business.

Video

Senior Editor Bill Cassidy interviews YRC Worldwide CEO James Welch, who is getting closer to his goal of returning the troubled less-than-truckload operator to profitability.