Truckload Freight

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The acquisition of APC Logistics means C.H. Robinson will be moving more freight though ports in Oceania, such as Napier, New Zealand, pictured.
28 Sep 2016
E-commerce and the need for density in trade lanes is pushing expansion of the global network of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, the largest US logistics operator.
20 Sep 2016
Seasonal adjustments may account, in part, for an unusually strong gain in truck tonnage in "difficult-to-read" August.
20 Sep 2016
EZE Truck Holdings, which has grown through mergers and acquisitions since 2009, is combining with Farran International.
16 Sep 2016
Truckload linehaul costs and intermodal pricing both drop year-over-year, leading Avondale Partners to lower its truckload rate forecast.
15 Sep 2016
Shipments on the truckload spot market increased year-over-year for the first time since December 2014 in August.
It is still up for debate what impact the widespread use of electronic logging devices by US truckers will have on capacity.
15 Sep 2016
A Transplace survey of 2,000 carriers shows smaller fleets lagging their larger counterparts when it comes to adopting electronic logging, though about half the companies queried already had ELDs in place.
12 Sep 2016
Acquiring California-based Gardner Trucking will add more than $400 million to CRST's annual revenue while adding new services and markets.
09 Sep 2016
Largest US truckload carrier sees increase in demand from contract customers, but rates still down 1 to 1.5 percent.
08 Sep 2016
Jerry Moyes, who built Swift Transportation into the largest US truckload carrier, will retire at the end of the year, the company said Thursday.
07 Sep 2016
Acquisition of LDS gives ArcBest subsidiary ABF Logistics a route into fast-growing dedicated market.