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Midyear Trucking Report: Is a Rally or Retreat Ahead?
Aug 25, 2016 2:00PM EDT

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25 Jul 2016
TransForce's package division increased sales 6 percent, but its trucking business struggled in the second quarter.
After six years of rapid, acquisition-fueled growth, XPO is under growing pressure from some investors to show results.
18 Jul 2016
Shifting focus from acquisitions to profit-building, XPO works to convince investors it will succeed in the long-haul.
Although intermodal volume at U.S. railroads fell 2.7 percent year-over-year in the first half, J.B. Hunt managed to increase intermodal volume 12 percent and 9 percent in the first two quarters.
18 Jul 2016
Second-quarter results show $6.2 billion J.B. Hunt is spending to build intermodal, truck volume, revenue.
22 Jun 2016
"Hauliers and shippers run the risk of being punished for infringement of rules they could not properly prepare for,” the European Shippers' Council said.
20 Jun 2016
Trucking firms in Russia are consolidating and expanding their services in a bid to remain competitive with containerized rail transportation.
25 May 2016
Freight costing "is a huge challenge," Estes Express Lines' chief operating officer told a technology conference.
11 May 2016
Truck capacity is overwhelmingly concentrated among small and midsize carriers.
04 May 2016
A slower economy has not necessarily driven less-than-truckload carriers off the road.
08 Apr 2016
The truck driver shortage is more a problem for large trucking operators, as the total number of drivers and small fleets grows, said Jeff Tucker, chairman of the Transportation Intermediaries Association and head of Tucker Company Worldwide.
05 Apr 2016
Three acquisition-hungry companies, XPO Logistics, Celadon Group and Daseke, were the fastest-growing businesses on a list of the 50 largest U.S. trucking companies in 2015.