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

26 Feb 2014
Roadrunner, one of the fastest growing large trucking companies, is expanding its truckload business faster thanks to acquisitions, including its purchase of Rich Logistics.
American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves. Photo by Jaclyn O'Laughlin, ATA.
21 Feb 2014
With stronger, steadier economic expansion forecast for this year and truck capacity nearly static, the trucking industry expects to regain some of the pricing power and revenue it will need to cover a host of rising costs, many the result of regulatory initiatives in Washington. American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves and Chief Economist Bob Costello sat down with senior editors William B. Cassidy and Mark Szakonyi earlier this month to discuss the economic, regulatory and political outlook for trucking and the industry’s largest member-based lobbying organization in 2014 and beyond.
YRC trucks
18 Feb 2014
With a refinancing deal and Teamsters contract that give YRC Worldwide a five-year reprieve, CEO James Welch will focus all efforts at improving “execution” at troubled YRC Freight and on serving shippers better.
YRC Freight truck
14 Feb 2014
YRC Worldwide, the second largest LTL trucker, has five more years to recover from more than $3 billion in losses thanks to a $1.1 billion refinancing package and a decade of Teamsters concessions.
ODFL truck
07 Feb 2014
With a 22 percent leap in profit in 2013, Old Dominion Freight Line will continue its long-term expansion, building out its network to handle increased volumes of freight in 2014.

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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.

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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.