Dedicated Carriage

All the news related to private trucking companies, expedited trucking and more.


Third-party logistics had a better year than President Obama in 2013, but that’s not saying much. Gross revenue topped $150 billion for the first time. All market segments showed growth, with domestic transportation management leading the way. Overall net revenue growth was 4.9 percent.

News & Analysis

18 Oct 2016
US regulators are increasing funding for driver-training schools and institutions serving veterans while pushing a pilot program that would license under-21 ex-military drivers.
04 Oct 2016
The new head of the American Trucking Associations says autonomous vehicles will benefit truck drivers, not replace them.
07 Sep 2016
Acquisition of LDS gives ArcBest subsidiary ABF Logistics a route into fast-growing dedicated market.
02 Sep 2016
US trucking companies kept their hiring engines firing in August.
The U.S. economy created 255,000 jobs in July, a higher number than expected and although trucking employment has declined since 2015, it is still slightly above its pre-recession peak.
05 Aug 2016
Does an uptick in trucking jobs indicate the trucking market is stabilizing?
Dedicated trucking makes up 8 percent more of Marten Transport's business mix than it did at this time last year.
20 Jul 2016
General truckload and intermodal sales softened, but Marten's dedicated division increased revenue by double digits.
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.
14 Jun 2016
Canadian freight operator Manitoulin Global Forwarding added temperature-controlled trucking to its portfolio.
11 May 2016
Truck capacity is overwhelmingly concentrated among small and midsize carriers.
11 May 2016
Although truckload carriers are getting more profitable, their efficiency is flagging, a survey by TMW Systems shows.