LTL Shipping

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


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News & Analysis

21 Oct 2016
Old Dominion Freight Lines avoided damage, used technology and phones to keep close contact with customers, as storm and flooding pummeled its home state.
19 Oct 2016
Russian shippers and transportation companies say they will have to increase their rates double digits to keep up with the cost increases created by Russia’s “Platon” truck toll.
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.
18 Oct 2016
US shippers may be concerned about trucking rate hikes in 2017 and 2018, but pricing power isn't likely to slip away from them soon.
14 Oct 2016
The Teamsters' long-haul campaign to organize XPO Logistics, as well as FedEx Freight, unfolds terminal by terminal, court decision by court decision.
12 Oct 2016
A $13 million infusion of venture capital is slated to help a cloud-based load-tracking provider expand to new modes and new markets.
12 Oct 2016
US regulators simplify the process getting training, a license, and a job in trucking for veterans and active duty military personnel.
07 Oct 2016
After two months of job creation, trucking employment numbers dropped in September, another indication of slow freight demand and excess truckload capacity.
06 Oct 2016
The American Trucking Associations has spurned a proposal it lobbied hard to get: a mandate that trucks be fitted with speed limiters.
06 Oct 2016
XPO Logistics will spend $425 million this year on technology to get the most out of diverse international operations and optimize customer supply chains, says CEO Bradley S. Jacobs.