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US shippers surveyed by the JOC, NASSTRAC, and Truckstop.com held a wide range of views on the probability of surface transportation pricing and volume increases in the coming months.
08 Nov 2016
US shippers surveyed by the JOC, NASSTRAC, and Truckstop.com expect slightly higher freight volumes over the next six months, but mostly flat rates — except truckload rates.
03 Nov 2016
The benefits of rising e-commerce demand are lifting revenue, profit at multiple units of XPO Logistics, from last-mile to LTL.
27 Oct 2016
As e-commerce volumes rise, UPS is adding more capacity.
27 Oct 2016
The acquisition gives Canada's largest trucking operator a bigger US presence and route into Mexico and helps XPO pay down debt.
27 Oct 2016
Rapid changes in technology are reshaping the logistics landscape and spurring the growth of freight management services, including the formation of nearly $1 billion firm Sunteck/TTS Holdings.
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.
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.
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.