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Truckload Freight

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Cassidy
29 Oct 2014
JOC Senior Trucking Editor William Cassidy describes the current congestion crisis at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and its impact on inland distribution in this video from the JOC Inland Distribution Conference.
Saia doubles trailer on a U.S. highway.
29 Oct 2014
Saia, the 10th-largest U.S. less-than-truckload carrier, increased tonnage, shipments, revenue and profit in the third quarter, and so far in the fourth quarter sees no signs of a slowdown.
28 Oct 2014
Celadon Trucking acquired A&S Services Group, a regional truckload carrier and port drayage operator with a
28 Oct 2014
Heartland benefited from its acquisition last year of Gordon Trucking, which coupled with strong freight demand helped boost third-quarter revenue 66 percent.
28 Oct 2014
Knight Transportation is using sustainable profit to finance sustainable growth, both through acquisition and organic growth, raising driver pay and adding trucks in a tight market.
27 Oct 2014
Swift Transportation's revenue rises, profit soars as freight volumes leave largest U.S. truckload carrier 'overbooked' in the third quarter, even with additional tractor-trailers.
24 Oct 2014
Shippers moving goods to or from U.S. foreign trade zones say there are not enough bonded truckers available to handle their freight, creating delays, shippers tell JOC Inland Distribution Conference
Holiday shopping
23 Oct 2014
FedEx said it has plans in place to handle expected record volume of holiday shipments this year and avoid a repeat of 2013’s late-shipments debacle.
21 Oct 2014
A summer of strong freight demand drove revenue up 8 percent at Werner Enterprises, which won "sustainable" rate increases from shippers and raised driver pay.
21 Oct 2014
The book is closed on a three-year cross-border trucking pilot project, but the debate over cross-border trucking with Mexico is far from finished.