Rail service problems are starting to hurt truckers with intermodal operations, especially those such that move refrigerated goods, a transportation analyst says.
24 Jul 2014
The U.S. economic recovery may be slow, but the freight recovery is moving faster, thanks to growth in manufacturing, energy and construction.
16 Jul 2014
Marten Transport provided evidence this week that tightening truck capacity is leading to higher contract truck rates.
16 May 2014
The first quarter was warmer for trucking than you might think — at least financially.
01 Nov 2013
Trucking’s early third quarter earnings reports looked better than might be expected in a sluggish and inconsistent economy. That’s largely because the first publicly owned motor carriers past the quarterly post took advantage of opportunities to move more freight by intermodal rail, diversified their over-the-road services and, most important, protected profit margins in the quarter.
16 Oct 2013
Marten Transport reported its net income in the third quarter of 2013 was a record $8.0 million, jumping 22.4 percent year-over-year from $6.5 million.