UPS Freight

17 Mar 2014
UPS will raise its less-than-truckload general base rates an average of 4.4 percent March 31...
MOL Comfort. Photo courtesy gCaptain.
24 Jul 2013
As the first quarter drew to a close, 2013 was shaping up as a year of paradoxes....
23 Jul 2013
UPS today reported its operating profit in the second quarter of 2013 was $1.74 billion, sliding from $1.79 billion in the second quarter of 2012.
12 Jul 2013
UPS has lowered its expectations for revenue and operating profit for the second quarter of 2013 and for the full year of 2013.
08 Jul 2013
JOC Senior Editor William B. Cassidy interviews Jack Holmes, president of UPS Freight, and hears his views on consolidation in the less-than-truckload industry.
08 Jul 2013
Although further consolidation might benefit some less-than-truckload motor carriers — YRC Freight, for example — mergers are no panacea for the challenges facing LTL trucking. There may be smarter routes to growth that trucking companies, along with shippers and logistics partners, should explore.
29 Jun 2013
UPS and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters extended their existing contract and supplements as they prepare for talks over several supplements rejected by union members.
26 Jun 2013
UPS has a new national master package contract, but Teamsters in many regions threw up roadblocks by voting down key supplemental agreements and a UPS Freight contract, forcing a new round of negotiations.
UPS propane-powered vehicle.
26 Jun 2013
UPS has confirmed that members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have approved a national master contract, which covers about 235,000 full- and part-time employees in various divisions. The contract was set to expire on July 31, , and contract coverage has now been extended through July 31, 2018. the agreement covering UPS Freight employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and some local agreements will require additional negotiation.
25 Jun 2013
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters’ union members at UPS Freight, UPS’s less-than-truckload unit, have voted to reject a five-year contract proposal that was already approved by the company and union leadership.
12 Jun 2013
Con-way Freight will raise its less-than-truckload base rates 5.9 percent on average June 24, along with minimum charges and accessorial fees.
UPS Freight trucks
10 Jun 2013
The latest round of general rate increases points to higher contractual pricing to come as LTL carriers seek to regain lost pricing levels.