FedEx Trade Networks' Dr. Udo Lange on the fundamental challenge of extreme overcapacity in the market, regulatory compliance challenges, and their strategy for ocean freight forwarding.
19 Sep 2017
Higher base rates boosted revenue, but a cyber attack and hurricane helped depress profit at FedEx this summer. The transport operator plans across-the-board rate hikes.
01 Aug 2017
A steady increase in freight volumes and e-commerce demand is fueling an expansion of LTL networks, with YRC Freight planning eight distribution centers.
03 Jul 2017
ArcBest subsidiary's "cubic minimum charge" is designed to help LTL carrier capture more costs.
23 Jun 2017
Rail tracks end long before e-commerce's last mile, but Amazon.com has many "touch points" at Union Pacific Railroad, Beth Whited says.
22 Mar 2017
FedEx Freight's latest quarterly earnings show LTL rates rising in the early months of 2017.
28 Feb 2017
Mid-sized LTL carriers increased revenue at a faster pace in 2016 and are poised to grow more.
14 Oct 2016
The Teamsters' long-haul campaign to organize XPO Logistics, as well as FedEx Freight, unfolds terminal by terminal, court decision by court decision.
21 Sep 2016
TNT's European road network, and its ability to handle profitable palletized freight, will be important to FedEx as it integrates global express operations.
01 Aug 2016
Despite lower volumes, many LTL carriers say they are still winning contractual rate increases.
25 May 2016
Freight costing "is a huge challenge," Estes Express Lines' chief operating officer told a technology conference.
18 Mar 2016
As part of an effort to improve yields and better cost and price shipments, FedEx Freight says it will add eight dimensional scanners to the 45 it already uses to reweigh and classify freight at terminals.
17 Mar 2016
Suggestions that Amazon.com’s forays into air freight and logistics might disrupt the business of traditional package carriers or compete with them are “fantastical,” FedEx founder and Chief Executive Officer Fred Smith said Wednesday. “Let me emphasize I choose this word carefully,” Smith said.
03 Mar 2016
FedEx, the largest less-than-truckload carrier in North America and the second-largest trucking operator in the U.S., has joined the league of logistics industry groups, including rival UPS, opposed to a proposed Canadian Pacific-Norfolk Southern railway merger.