LTL Shipping

News pertaining to less than truckload shippers, small freight, parcel carriers and more.


YRC Freight and other less-than-truckload and truckload carriers are feeling pressure at more points in their networks as freight demand finally approaches truck capacity levels. That pressure will push up the price shippers pay this year to move truck freight across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

News & Analysis

18 Aug 2017
Does an atypically "robust" summer for US freight demand signal higher road and rail rates ahead for shippers?
17 Aug 2017
The $95 million sale of cold-chain specialist Unitrans follows months of consolidation and rebranding at the multimodal transport operator.
17 Aug 2017
The fastest-growing LTL carriers in 2016 were far from the largest.
15 Aug 2017
Truckload carriers of all sizes and types suffered in last year’s freight slump, but they did not suffer equally.
15 Aug 2017
The 2017 JOC Directory of Trucking is a one-stop source of information for North American shippers and third-party logistics providers.
13 Aug 2017
The 112-year-old company is at the fulcrum of change rippling through the US trucking market and across trade lanes from Asia to Europe, much of it driven by e-commerce and technology.
12 Aug 2017
Evidence shows shippers have pretty much exhausted the breathing room won in 2015 and 2016 after steep rate truck hikes in 2014. Now is the time for fresh planning.
10 Aug 2017
The second-largest less-than-truckload carrier in the United States is not the company it used to be.
10 Aug 2017
The surge in cargo thefts is a side effect of the country’s worst recession in history.
08 Aug 2017
Shippers want faster door-to-door service from less-than-truckload carriers.