Truckload Freight

Truckload Freight

Heavy truck news and resources, covering commercial trucks, tractor trailers, tonnage and more.

Commentary

Shippers are experiencing a period of relative tranquility on the trucking front, but the calm won’t last long,

News & Analysis

16 Apr 2015
Refrigerated trucking operator Marten Transport nearly doubled net profit in the first quarter while expanding dedicated operations as shippers scrambled to secure truck capacity.
14 Apr 2015
The pace of truck rate increases could slow this year, if manufacturing continues to grow slowly and low energy prices deter capital investment, Wall Street analysts said. However, they see a storm coming in 2016-17.
14 Apr 2015
Stronger pricing, better equipment utilization and strong intermodal growth helped lift the Arkansas-based carrier's fiscal first quarter profit to $91.9 million.
13 Apr 2015
The "unprecedented" growth of e-commerce, coupled with rapid development of mobile technology, is changing the playbook for shippers and transport operators alike.
13 Apr 2015
Shippers need to work with trucking suppliers to find ways to 'mitigate' driver shortage as pay hikes push up rates, Werner's Derek Leathers says.
10 Apr 2015
Truck volumes on the U.S. spot market shot up 34 percent in March from February, as the spring surge in freight arrived at ports, loading docks, warehouses and retail stores.
09 Apr 2015
Budapest, Hungary-based Waberer's International is building a network of trucking subsidiaries in Western Europe to connect with local shippers and expand its business faster.
09 Apr 2015
Federal regulators ordered a South Carolina trucker off the road last week after a series of inspections revealed faulty brakes and other safety violations.
08 Apr 2015
Trucking revenue has become increasingly concentrated, as the number of carriers with more than $1 billion in annual revenue more than doubled over the last decade. That's good for shippers, SJ Consulting Group says.
07 Apr 2015
The 50 largest U.S. trucking companies increased their combined revenue by 10 percent or more than $10 billion to $117 billion in 2014, as the U.S. economy reached and maintained a higher growth rate.