The disruption and dislocation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic puts a premium on shipper visibility into LTL networks via digitization, as well as “touchless” pickups and deliveries.
Old Dominion Freight Line
Old Dominion Freight Line
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27 Oct 2017
Third-quarter earnings reports reveal across-the-board increases in transportation rates, with little sign pressure will ease soon.
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.
14 Jun 2017
Penske to acquire truck leasing, dedicated logistics business owned by family that founded Old Dominion Freight Line.
09 Jun 2017
As e-commerce reshapes fulfillment and transportation, the effects are evident among logistics companies that make the Fortune 500 list of largest US companies.
05 Jun 2017
ODFL’s mid-quarter update is the latest indication that freight volumes and shipping costs are rising in the United States.
27 Apr 2017
Higher industrial output helped increase the frequency and weight of LTL shipments in the first quarter at Old Dominion Freight Line.
15 Mar 2017
Although ports may reopen Wednesday, in parts of the US Northeast, over-the-road freight transport remains frozen.
09 Feb 2017
Large less-than-truckload carriers are rolling into 2017 on a firmer foundation and look to boost pricing.
02 Feb 2017
A mandate many truckload carriers and drivers dread could bring more freight to less-than-truckload competitors, Old Dominion's David Congdon says.
11 Dec 2016
As 2017 beckons, less-than-truckload trucking companies are traveling an unmapped route through some unfamiliar territory.
29 Nov 2016
Companies such as Old Dominion Freight Line, Estes Express Line, and Saia are adding terminals and doors. Can they add more freight and market share?
21 Oct 2016
Old Dominion Freight Lines avoided damage and used technology and phones to keep close contact with customers as storm and flooding pummeled its home state.
13 Sep 2016
Many of the largest less-than-truckload carriers are seeking increases in non-contract rates despite the weak freight market.
06 Sep 2016
Old Dominion Freight Line experienced shipments and tonnage decline year-over-year in August. A contraction in US manufacturing output may be partly to blame.
24 Aug 2016
The long-anticipated, much-discussed truck driver shortage could surface again as a major problem as early as next year.
01 Aug 2016
Despite lower volumes, many LTL carriers say they are still winning contractual rate increases.
28 Jul 2016
The slight year-over-year drop in quarterly revenue was the first for ODFL since 2009.
02 Jun 2016
Less-than-truckload shipments only inched upward in May.
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?
17 May 2016
Mention Indianapolis and its famous speedway comes to mind, but so should supply chain velocity, warehousing and freight.
12 May 2016
Old Dominion Freight Line is filling in gaps in its terminal network and building freight density.
02 May 2016
At a time when many transport operators say prices are being beaten down, less-than-truckload freight haulers in the U.S. are winning rate increases in annual contract bids.
05 Apr 2016
Three acquisition-hungry companies, XPO Logistics, Celadon Group and Daseke, were the fastest-growing businesses on a list of the 50 largest U.S. trucking companies in 2015.
04 Apr 2016
Old Dominion Freight Line opened its 21st service center in Texas as shipment volume increases in the Lone Star State.
09 Mar 2016
The first shoots of spring U.S. freight demand appeared in February, with Saia and Old Dominion Freight Line reporting increases in shipments that could signal stronger or at least more stable manufacturing and freight shipping activity.
04 Feb 2016
At a time when LTL shipments and freight volumes in general declined, ODFL increased its fourth-quarter shipment count 8.2 percent, while increasing revenue and profit. Lower fuel surcharges slowed revenue growth, but the carrier outperformed its peers.
14 Dec 2015
Old Dominion Freight Line is adding a second terminal in St. Louis, Missouri, expanding its less-than-truckload service in the city and the Midwest.
12 Dec 2015
Old Dominion Freight Line is proving by example that there is plenty of life in the less-than-truckload model that served as the blueprint for trucking from the 1930s through deregulation in the 1980s.
02 Dec 2015
Old Dominion Freight Line barreled past signs warning U.S. shipping was slowing in the first two months of the fourth quarter, handling more shipments and higher freight tonnage.
21 Nov 2015
Less-than-truckload shipments increased marginally in the first nine months of 2015, as freight revenue plummeted, thanks largely to the drop in fuel surcharges, SJ Consulting Group says.
17 Nov 2015
ODFL is offering some shippers a chance to ditch fuel surcharges, a step that could lead to LTL pricing more closely aligned with service and actual costs.
05 Nov 2015
Old Dominion Freight Line is rebuilding its drayage model around company drivers to better align container hauling with its less-than-truckload business and avoid court battles over worker classification. The less-than-truckload carrier is also focusing more on East Coast ports.
05 Nov 2015
The fourth-largest U.S. less-than-truckload carrier could double its market share in coming years, as sustained profitability supports ongoing expansion, CEO David Congdon tells JOC.com.
29 Oct 2015
'Softening' freight demand affects all carriers, slowing growth at Old Dominion Freight Line and pushing down revenue and profit at Saia. Carriers are adapting to the slower paced economy.
13 Oct 2015
An alliance with Mallory Alexander International Logistics will drive Old Dominion Freight Line deeper into shipper's global supply chains.