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.

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UPS Freight truck.
31 May 2013
UPS Freight today announced a general rate increase of 5.9 percent for non-contractual shipments in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
30 May 2013
A weak market for industrial equipment is hurting the flatbed business of Landstar System, according to the trucking company’s chairman, president and CEO.
Landstar logo on trailer
30 May 2013
Changes to truck driver hours-of-service rules now just a month away will have little to no impact on Landstar System’s existing business, and may even bring the nation’s fourth-largest truckload carrier more freight, a top executive says.
21 May 2013
LTL Carrier YRC Freight began implementing a change of operations that will close 29 terminals, restructuring its nationwide network to gain efficiency.
landscaping supplies at retailer
15 May 2013
As temperatures rise across the country, consumers will be moving outdoors and heading to stores. Supressed demand may translate to a rush to find trucks in late May, said Derek Leathers, Werner Enterprises' president and COO.



The latest earnings from UPS reveal two trends that might at first seem contradictory: e-commerce is growing in leaps and bounds globally, and customers are choosing to defer delivery on packages to get greater savings.


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.