Higher rates and accessorial charges helped the largest US less-than-truckload carriers add revenue at an unprecedented pace last year, with the five fastest-growing companies increasing their top line between 30 and 40 percent.
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24 Apr 2020
A new international distribution center in Houston blends US trucking and containerized imports as less-than-truckload carrier Averitt reaches deeper into US consumer markets.
22 Apr 2019
The 50 largest US trucking operators grabbed a larger share of the market, while smaller carriers raised the bar in terms of revenue growth last year thanks to the strongest freight market since the 2009 recession.
26 Feb 2019
Double-digit revenue increases may be more difficult to come by this year than in 2018, but profits and acquisitions are expected to fuel the fastest-growing truckload and LTL companies.
10 Mar 2017
A shortage of ocean containers may spell transloading opportunity for US trucking companies.
13 Jan 2016
Regional less-than-truckload carrier Land Air Express of New England is no longer a member of The Reliance Netw
22 Nov 2015
Averitt's Charlie McGee on international supply chain solutions, risk tolerance and expectations for 2016.
09 Oct 2014
New NEMF President Tom Connery sees expansion ahead for regional LTL trucking company NEMF, not just in terms of service territory but new services, from port drayage to flatbed hauling.
18 Jul 2014
Manufacturing growth in Canada’s central province of Ontario is boosting freight traffic with the U.S. and increasing demand for faster cross-border trucking service.
13 Feb 2014
Using pallet-sized, battery-powered, temperature-controlled containers, Averitt Express is changing its refrigerated less-than-truckload delivery model.
22 Jan 2014
Shippers have a new way to book less-than-truckload freight and compare LTL truck rates — an online LTL spot rate marketplace launched by uShip and 16 asset-based LTL carriers.
12 Dec 2012
Cookeville, Tenn.-based transportation and logistics company Averitt Express has shortened its less-than-truckload service times to eastern Canada, including Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Quebec City.
08 Oct 2012
The less-than-truckload industry is moving faster, even as the economic engine slows, with the largest industry giants and regional players alike re-engineering networks to deliver freight more quickly for shippers and consignees.
05 Oct 2012
Shortly after launching expedited service to the West Coast, Averitt is shortening less-than-truckload transit times in lanes between Atlanta and the Midwest.