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.
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19 Mar 2018
After two years in an economic rut, US trucking accelerated in 2017, led by less-than-truckload carriers before truckload carriers merged into the same fast lane later in the year.
25 Aug 2015
R+L Carriers is expanding its time critical expedited services throughout Canada through its partner, New Brunswick-based Day & Ross Freight.
16 Mar 2015
Truck drivers at the Stockton, California terminal of FedEx Freight, the largest U.S. trucking company, voted to join the Teamsters union, making Stockton the fourth terminal to go union since the start of an organizing campaign last fall. However, six terminals have rejected the union, and the Teamsters have withdrawn six election petitions.
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.
11 Mar 2013
The 10 less-than-truckload carriers with more than $1 billion in annual revenue increased combined sales 4.3 percent in 2012 to $23.2 billion.
05 Dec 2012
Trucking company R+L Carriers is speeding shipments with a new bundle of expedited, mode-neutral services.