William B. Cassidy

Senior editor William B. Cassidy covers trucking for The Journal of Commerce. He is based in Washington, D.C.

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Old Dominion Freight Lines avoided damage, used technology and phones to keep close contact with customers, as storm and flooding pummeled its home state.

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The truckload carrier is reducing the size of its company fleet but hopes a pay hike will attract more independent contractors.
A $13 million infusion of venture capital is slated to help a cloud-based load-tracking provider expand to new modes and new markets.