LTL Shipping

News pertaining to less than truckload shippers, small freight, parcel carriers and more.

Commentary

Despite the calm market in early 2016, a storm is forming that is going to hit the trucking industry. New regulations coming into play in the next several months and the increasing influence of a major retailer are prepped to cause significant turbulence in the U.S. trucking market.

News & Analysis

26 May 2016
By many accounts, the U.S. is in a freight recession. So why are regional less-than-truckload carriers building terminals, expanding into new territories and adding customers?
25 May 2016
Freight costing "is a huge challenge," Estes Express Lines' chief operating officer told a technology conference.
24 May 2016
Estes Express will roll out Estes Final Mile by the end of 2016, as e-commerce grows and traditional freight markets stagnate.
23 May 2016
Trucking, shipping interests attack use of data they call flawed in proposed motor carrier ratings.
19 May 2016
Despite "positive" economic indicators, freight volumes seem stuck at a "standstill."
17 May 2016
Mention Indianapolis and its famous speedway comes to mind, but so should supply chain velocity, warehousing and freight.
12 May 2016
Old Dominion Freight Line is filling in gaps in its terminal network and building freight density.
11 May 2016
Truck capacity is overwhelmingly concentrated among small and midsize carriers.
10 May 2016
Northeast regional LTL carrier A. Duie Pyle is blending warehousing, distribution and dedicated trucking to attract shippers.
09 May 2016
Facing a soft LTL market, Roadrunner takes steps to build out its U.S. network and attract freight from western Canada.