Truckload Freight

Truckload Freight

News & Analysis

22 Jul 2014
What a difference a year — and a $300 million acquisition — can make. The acquisition of Gordon Trucking last November is powering significant growth at Heartland Express...
22 Jul 2014
Spurred by stronger industrial production, consumer spending and housing activity, truckload rates rose 5.2 percent on average in June from a year ago...
Werner Enterprises truck
22 Jul 2014
A stronger recovery, an “extremely challenging” driver market and rising number of trucking company failures gave Werner Enterprises more freight than it could handle in the second quarter. “Overbooked” is the term the nation’s third-largest truckload carrier used to describe its business last quarter.
22 Jul 2014
Roadrunner Transportation drove deeper into the non-asset logistics business this week by acquiring Integrated Services, a $21 million Midwestern regional logistics provider.
16 Jul 2014
Marten Transport provided evidence this week that tightening truck capacity is leading to higher contract truck rates.
16 Jul 2014
States are being urged to review their permitting processes for oversized truck shipments following an accident last year that led to an interstate bridge collapse.
Spot market truckload freight volume jumped 50 percent year-over-year in June.
16 Jul 2014
The surge in import volumes and freight traffic seen at U.S. ports and on intermodal rail lines and highways in the second quarter sent spot market truck volumes and rates soaring in June.
15 Jul 2014
Logistical changes that focus on making high-density lanes for core trucking customers could be at the center of the trucking industry’s attempts to quell imbalance and driver shortages.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services
15 Jul 2014
Following slower intermodal train speeds and rail service disruptions that hampered volume growth in the second quarter, J.B. Hunt Transport Services has lowered its expectations...
14 Jul 2014
A stronger U.S. industrial economy and surging imports are helping trucking companies hire more workers, despite continued reports of a driver shortage.