Dedicated Carriage

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

Webcasts

Midyear Trucking Report: Is a Rally or Retreat Ahead?
Aug 25, 2016 2:00PM EDT

Commentary

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

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.
10 May 2016
Northeast regional LTL carrier A. Duie Pyle is blending warehousing, distribution and dedicated trucking to attract shippers.
03 Feb 2016
Lower fuel prices and a softening used truck market constrained fourth-quarter revenue growth at Ryder System, but demand for Ryder’s fleet and supply chain services remained strong.
21 Jan 2016
J.B. Hunt Transport Services beat both Wall Street and Main Street in the fourth quarter, winning more business and hauling more freight when overall U.S. shipment volumes were dropping.
14 Jan 2016
An analysis of federal data by the American Trucking Associations shows the truck-related fatality rate dropped in 2014 for the second straight year, and is 40 percent lower than it was a decade ago, despite increased travel by truckers and motorists on U.S. highways.
18 Nov 2015
More "abundant" truck capacity hasn't diminished shipper interest in dedicated truck fleets, as hardware retailer True Value demonstrated in a new agreement with Ryder System.