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

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News & Analysis

Like competitor Swift Transportation, Werner is reducing its fleet capacity.
22 Jul 2016
The fifth-largest U.S. truckload carrier is cutting some shippers loose as they seek deep rate cuts in a soft market.
22 Jul 2016
Swift Transportation's efforts to control capacity weren't enough to stave off a decline in earnings.
21 Jul 2016
A drop in spot rates and sluggish economy bit into revenue and profit at the fourth-largest U.S. truckload carrier.
Dedicated trucking makes up 8 percent more of Marten Transport's business mix than it did at this time last year.
20 Jul 2016
General truckload and intermodal sales softened, but Marten's dedicated division increased revenue by double digits.
High inventories continue to drag on demand for trucking and transportation services.
19 Jul 2016
Tonnage drops in June despite other improving indicators for trucking.
19 Jul 2016
New online sales events such as Amazon's Prime Day increase demand for last-mile capacity.
19 Jul 2016
The EU has fined four of Europe’s largest truck manufacturers a record 2.93 billion euros ($3.3 billion).
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.
15 Jul 2016
As US regulators look into shipper detention practices, DAT survey finds many drivers are being delayed.
14 Jul 2016
As spot market truckload volumes rise, will rates follow?