As e-commerce reshapes fulfillment and transportation, the effects are evident among logistics companies that make the Fortune 500 list of largest US companies.
ABF Freight System
29 May 2017
The last mile on the route to e-commerce fulfillment is getting crowded.
08 May 2017
A 40 percent increase in residential business threw ABF Freight System's delivery network out of kilter in the first quarter.
09 Feb 2017
Large less-than-truckload carriers are rolling into 2017 on a firmer foundation and look to boost pricing.
04 Nov 2016
Lower fuel surcharges, lighter shipments, acquisitions costs blamed for lower profit at less-than-truckload, logistics company.
07 Sep 2016
Acquisition of LDS gives ArcBest subsidiary ABF Logistics a route into fast-growing dedicated market.
02 Sep 2016
Import warehouses are next in line as a wave of disruption caused by the sudden shutdown of Hanjin Shipping heads inland. Expect warehouses to be "inundated," a logistics executive says.
01 Aug 2016
Despite lower volumes, many LTL carriers say they are still winning contractual rate increases.
02 May 2016
At a time when many transport operators say prices are being beaten down, less-than-truckload freight haulers in the U.S. are winning rate increases in annual contract bids.
19 Feb 2016
Third-party logistics providers already control about 25 percent of the less-than-truckload freight market, and that share is growing, as shippers look for 3PLs with assets and broad portfolios.
04 Feb 2016
ABF Freight, the less-than-truckload arm of ArcBest, laid off more than 200 dock and yard workers as LTL shipments and tonnage dropped in the fourth quarter. ArcBest's asset-light businesses saw volumes rise in the same period.
04 Dec 2015
Transporation holding company Arcbest, the parent of ABF Freight, expanded its asset-light business by adding truckload broker Bear Transportation to fast-growing ABF Logistics.
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