Trucking Freight Brokers

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15 Sep 2016
Truck drivers and warehouse workers at two XPO facilities are the latest to call for a union representation vote in a Teamster campaign that includes ports, warehouses, and truck terminals.
Of the large publicly owned less-than-truckload carriers, only Old Dominion Freight Line and FedEx Freight had more shipments in the second quarter than a year ago.
13 Sep 2016
Many of the largest less-than-truckload carriers are seeking increases in non-contract rates despite the weak freight 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.
XPO in the second quarter recorded a profit, the first since CEO Bradley S. Jacobs took control of the company in 2011.
17 Aug 2016
Refinancing saves XPO Logistics money that can be reinvested in "optimizing" its global business.
16 Aug 2016
Technology platform will enable dispatchers and drivers at small companies that contract with the logistics to book loads, assign them to trucks and track vehicles and shipments.
04 Aug 2016
With cost controls, disciplined pricing and a sharp eye on volume margins, XPO Logistics positions LTL for more profitable growth.
03 Aug 2016
XPO's North American LTL operations, the former Con-way, led the company's drive to its first quarterly net profit.
03 Aug 2016
FR8 Revolution unveils a freight tracking tool, but has bigger plans involving a big truck maker.
Truckload revenue per load was down 15 percent in the second quarter at Echo Global Logistics, but mergers and acquisitions kept the company in the black overall.
28 Jul 2016
The acquisition of Command Transportation last year is helping Echo Global Logistics gain truckload brokerage market share.
27 Jul 2016
Looking beyond the broader market, Hub Group sees share gain, more volume ahead.