New England Motor Freight (NEMF)

New England Motor Freight (NEMF)

New England Motor Freight is a privately held less-than-truckload subsidiary of Shevell Group. Other companies in Shevell Group include Carrier Industries, Eastern Freight Ways, NEMF Logistics, NEMF World Transport, and Apex Logistics. Acquired by Shevell Group in 1977 with headquarters in Elizabeth, N.J., the company reported 2013 revenue of $450 million, up 0.6 percent year-over-year.

The LTL carrier reaches 80 percent of the U.S. population through service partnerships, as well as Canada and Puerto Rico. Services offered include retail, LTL/TL, expedited service, just-in-time (JIT), sorting and segregating, labeling, garment-on-hanger (GOH), import/export services, and consolidation/distribution.

25 largest US less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers
09 Mar 2020
Compared with the freight boom of 2018, last year was disappointing for US less-than-truckload carriers, but pricing discipline allow the largest operators to maintain — and in some cases increase — their top line revenue.
30 Oct 2019
Large truckload carriers continue to shed trucks, according to the JOC Truckload Capacity Index. Logistics providers, however, report ample available truck capacity.
12 Jul 2019
Shippers “don’t need to panic” over two recent bankruptcies, an LTL expert says, but they do need to vet transportation providers more carefully, and look for signs of trouble before a bankruptcy.
21 May 2019
Retail giants Walmart and Amazon have entered into conversations directly with Class I railroads to enter in service agreements, bucking the historical structure in which shippers are required to use intermediaries to procure space.
14 May 2019
Shippers shouldn’t be worried about large carriers shutting down, but smaller trucking firms are vulnerable as the freight market softens.
26 Apr 2019
An infusion of trucks and tractors from bankrupt NEMF would help Estes stretch its service offerings further beyond LTL and deeper into flatbed and dedicated truckload markets.
12 Feb 2019
New England Motor Freight will be delivered in "orderly" liquidation blamed on loss of key accounts, driver shortage, "onerous" union contract.
11 Feb 2019
Shevell Group's Chapter 11 filing involves 10 related businesses, including truckload carrier Eastern Freightways, Apex Logistics, and Carrier Industries, a warehousing and dedicated trucking business.
26 May 2016
By many accounts, the U.S. is in a freight recession. So why are regional less-than-truckload carriers building terminals, expanding into new territories and adding customers?
25 Jul 2015
New England Motor Freight will open a 44-door terminal in Indianapolis July 27 as the multi-regional carrier builds density in lanes connecting the East Coast and Midwest.
29 Jan 2015
Ripples from West Coast port congestion are striking the U.S.
Norfolk Southern in the snow
27 Jan 2015
Railroads and trucking companies said shipping delays would be unavoidable Tuesday in the wake of severe winter weather that dropped as much as 2 feet of snow in some corners of the Northeast.
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.
03 Jan 2014
Trucking companies such as NEMF and UPS Freight closed terminals in the path of Winter Storm Hercules, but prepared to move freight quickly once the blizzard passed and roads and businesses reopened.
27 Nov 2012
Planning helped the less-than-truckload carrier New England Motor Freight get back in business quickly in the days following Hurricane Sandy.
30 Oct 2012
Trucking companies in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast are struggling to restart in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, running limited operations where possible.