Truckload Freight

Shipping news, analysis and rankings of U.S. truckload companies such as Swift Transportation, Landstar System and J.B. Hunt Transport Services.


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News & Analysis

26 Oct 2016
Plunging truckload rates proved a dead weight on profits at C.H. Robinson Worldwide in the third quarter.
24 Oct 2016
The largest US truckload carrier cut more than 1,600 tractors from its overal fleet in the past year, but added 130 trucks to its dedicated business, which increased revenue and profit.
20 Oct 2016
Even when volumes rise, lower revenue shows impact of reduced rates and fuel surcharges at publicly owned carriers.
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.
17 Oct 2016
Quarterly net profit dropped at the third-largest trucking operator for the first time since early 2014, thanks to lower truckload and intermodal rates. Dedicated is an exception.
14 Oct 2016
Falling revenue per tractor and higher equipment and insurance costs will narrow Covenant Transport's third-quarter profits, and the truckload carrier won't be alone.
13 Oct 2016
The truckload carrier is reducing the size of its company fleet but hopes a pay hike will attract more independent contractors.
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.