Dedicated Carriage

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

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

18 Apr 2017
Facing tougher customer demands and more supply chain complexity, shippers increasingly want and need to collaborate with transportation partners. It doesn't happen overnight.
17 Apr 2017
J.B. Hunt’s less optimistic outlook could be an early indicator of what to expect from Class I railroads and trucking companies’ first-quarter earnings to be released over the next several weeks.
29 Mar 2017
The largest US trucking companies now are owned by large logistics operators looking to provide end-to-end services for shippers.
21 Feb 2017
An innovative shipping network reduces trucking costs and carbon output for the third-largest US importer.
08 Feb 2017
Large shippers seek integrated enterprise technology that provides greater visibility and control over execution and costs, but there's no "magic elixir."
03 Feb 2017
For-hire trucking's employment numbers slipped slightly in January, the first monthly decline in January since 2010.
19 Jan 2017
Shippers show they are willing to pay more for dedicated capacity, and J.B. Hunt is happy to oblige.
04 Jan 2017
NFI's acquisition of Dominion Warehousing and Distribution is the latest of several cross-border deals between US and Canadian logistics and transport operators.
01 Dec 2016
Famous Footwear and other specialty retailers are turning to pool distribution to get more precise control over inventory and fulfillment.
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.