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 However, six terminals have rejected the union, and the Teamsters have withdrawn six election petitions.
04 Feb 2015
Regional less-than-truckload carrier Reddaway is the latest trucker to offer an accelerated service option as port congestion and tight truck capacity challenge time-definite supply chains.
03 Feb 2015
The port congestion crisis on the U.S. West Coast and changing retail delivery patterns inland both challenged UPS in the fourth quarter, the company said today.
02 Feb 2015
LTL trucker Saia increased revenue and profit for 2014 and the fourth quarter. New equipment that captures the cubic dimension and weight of shipments helped.
02 Feb 2015
Avondale Partners sees higher over-the-road pricing ahead for shippers, but still expects some freight to shift from intermodal rail to truck as fuel prices and surcharges plummet, cutting into total trucking costs.
02 Feb 2015
The annualized driver turnover rate at large truckload carriers rose to 97 percent in the third quarter, despite the efforts of some carriers to keep drivers by raising pay.

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.