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Trucking Freight Brokers

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News & Analysis

02 Oct 2015
To own or not to own assets: that is the question facing third-party logistics and transport operators in a world where the supply and cost of shipping capacity, on land at least, is increasingly uncertain. XPO Logistics believes it has an answer: Do both.
29 Sep 2015
XPO Logistics’ pending purchase of less-than-truckload carrier Con-way is the latest sign that the lines between asset-light third-party logistics providers and asset-based motor carriers are blurring, XPO Chairman and CEO Bradley S. Jacobs said Monday.
12 Sep 2015
The volume of U.S. freight handled by brokers increased 7.6 percent from a year ago in the second quarter, as brokers diversified services.
12 Sep 2015
XPO's experience with Norbert Dentressangle, a major logistics company and truck operator in Europe, informed its decision to buy Con-way and operate a "blended capacity mix" of owned, contracted and independent trucks and carriers, Chairman and CEO Bradley S. Jacobs said.
10 Sep 2015
XPO Logistics doesn’t take little steps. The $3 billion acquisition of Con-way, the second largest less-than-truckload operator as well as a major U.S. non-asset logistics player and truckload hauler, is not only transformational for XPO, but possibly for the LTL industry as a whole.
04 Sep 2015
Hervé Montjotin, who led Norbert Dentressangle before its acquisition by XPO Logistics earlier this year, has abruptly resigned from the position of CEO of XPO Logistics Europe.
19 Aug 2015
Cargo Chief's Abtin Hamidi says shippers can find truck capacity at the right price, if they know where to look. Web-based and mobile technology can hand them the keys.
12 Aug 2015
Los Angeles-based Cargomatic has expanded its Uber-like technology for matching trucks and shipments to the tri-state market of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut after several months of testing.
05 Aug 2015
XPO Logistics raised its 2019 revenue target to $23 billion, more than triple its $9 billion revenue run rate in mid-2015. A "two-pronged" pipeline of potential acquisitions in North America and Europe will help XPO meet that goal, CEO Bradley S. Jacobs said.
29 Jul 2015
C.H. Robinson reported higher net revenues on land and sea as shippers apparently turned to the largest U.S. logistics company to secure capacity in the second quarter. The acquisition of Freightquote last year contributed to higher net revenue and higher truckload and LTL volumes.