The shift toward greater use of dimensional pricing in U.S. transportation is gaining momentum. UPS plans to start using dimensional weight to price ground shipments starting Dec. 29, a few days before FedEx Ground makes the shift Jan. 1.
06 Jun 2014
David Abney will face his first big test as CEO of UPS in December, when the largest U.S. transportation company must avoid a repeat of last year’s holiday shipping debacle.
30 May 2014
After five years of economic growth, less-than-truckload carriers are making progress toward rebuilding their profitability, a review of LTL carrier operating ratios shows.
16 May 2014
The first quarter was warmer for trucking than you might think — at least financially.
25 Apr 2014
Severe winter weather may have kept many consumers from shopping at stores in the first quarter, but it didn’t freeze their computer keyboards.
17 Mar 2014
UPS will raise its less-than-truckload general base rates an average of 4.4 percent March 31...
30 Jan 2014
Less-than-truckload carrier UPS Freight increased revenue 5.3 percent in 2013 and 2.3 percent in the fourth quarter, thanks to volume and price gains.
30 Jan 2014
The largest U.S. transportation and logistics company increased its profit dramatically in 2013, though holiday delivery disruptions took a bite out of fourth-quarter earnings.
13 Jan 2014
UPS Freight Teamsters approved a new five-year contract last weekend that raises wages but gives the LTL carrier some flexibility to subcontract line-haul work.
03 Jan 2014
Trucking companies such as NEMF and UPS Freight closed terminals in the path of Winter Storm Hercules, but prepared to move freight quickly once the blizzard passed and roads and businesses reopened.
19 Dec 2013
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters’ union members at UPS Freight are set to vote next month on the less-than-truckload unit’s amended five-year contract proposal.
30 Oct 2013
The third part of a special program on Overnite Transportation founder J. Harwood Cochrane, 100 years old, and the rise of the trucking industry.