XPO Logistics will not sell its truckload division, but use the former Con-way Truckload to increase its U.S.-Mexico cross-border business.
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02 Oct 2015
To own or not to own assets: that is the question facing third-party logistics and transport operators in a world where the supply and cost of shipping capacity, on land at least, is increasingly uncertain. XPO Logistics believes it has an answer: Do both.
09 Sep 2015
XPO Logistics plans to buy $5.8 billion Con-way, the parent of LTL giant Con-way Freight, Menlo Logistics and Con-way Truckload.
13 Aug 2015
The 28 percent drop in retail diesel fuel prices in the second quarter cut shipper transportation expenses and boosted trucking profits, with the publicly owned motor carriers tracked by JOC.com increasing their combined operating profit by 13 percent. Higher sustainable profits in turn fuel the expansion of capacity needed by shippers.
30 Jul 2015
A steep drop in fuel surcharges coupled with an increase in driver wages helped drag profit and revenue down at Con-way Freight and Con-way Truckload. Menlo Logistics lost revenue, but managed to increase profit.
24 Jun 2015
Veteran transportation executive Hank Bartos will temporarily run Con-way Truckload as Con-way seeks a permanent candidate to run the $632 million carrier.
20 Apr 2015
Con-way Truckload is purchasing 635 new tractors with automated manual transmissions in a bid to attract drivers — especially new recruits.
31 Oct 2014
Higher rates and better utilization of its terminals, trucks and drivers are helping Con-way Freight, the second-largest less-than-truckload carrier, significantly increase profits.
27 Aug 2014
Truckload operators are increasingly willing to pay more to secure the truck drivers needed to deliver trucking capacity to shipper customers.
12 Aug 2014
In a bid to recruit and keep more truck drivers, Con-way Truckload will raise per-mile pay, increase layover pay and offer more incentives to drivers that stay behind the wheel.
30 May 2014
Trucking companies looking for new ways to attract hard-to-hire drivers are rethinking how they “spec” or order trucks.
12 Feb 2014
Con-way has named Joseph M. Dagnese as president of its truckload subsidiary, Con-way Truckload.
07 Feb 2014
Con-way reported net income in the fourth quarter of 2013 was $11.7 million, slipping 0.9 percent year-over-year from $11.8 million...
17 Jan 2014
Trucking and logistics giant Con-way expects fourth-quarter earnings to be flat with year-ago results, citing problems at less-than-truckload carrier Con-way Freight and Menlo Worldwide Logistics.
01 Aug 2013
Con-way reported its net income in the second quarter of 2013 was $42.9 million, improving from $41.8 million in the second quarter of 2012.
17 Jul 2013
Con-way Freight has improved its Mexico service offering with the introduction of online tracking, a 24-hour customer resource center and new Web tools...
30 May 2013
Con-way Truckload has purchased 525 new tractors in a replacement cycle that will maintain the full truckload carrier’s 2,700 tractor fleet.
01 May 2013
Con-way, the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based trucking operator and logistics provider, on Monday reported first quarter net income
19 Feb 2013
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07 Feb 2013
Ann Arbor, Mich.-based freight transportation and logistics company Con-way reported net income in the fourth quarter of 2012 was $11.8 million, plummeting 48.7 percent from $23.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2011.
09 Nov 2012
The much-reported truck driver shortage is not an immediate crisis for trucking companies and shippers, but they need to act decisively now to counter long-term trends that will tighten the supply of available drivers over the next decade.
08 Nov 2012
The trucking industry needs to resolve its hiring problems to avoid what many sources say will be a sharp shortage of truck drivers in coming years.
01 Nov 2012
Con-way’s net profit dropped 13.1 percent to $25.3 million in the third quarter thanks to lower freight volumes, as well
05 Oct 2012
In an attempt to improve driver retention, Con-way Truckload will raise per-mile pay and reduce to two hours the amount of time drivers must wait at shipper docks before “detention” pay kicks in, the Joplin, Mo.-based company said Friday.
01 Aug 2012
Trucking and logistics giant Con-way increased net profit 42 percent in the second quarter to
28 May 2012
17 Oct 2011
The building blocks of driver retention seem deceptively simple: pay, working conditions, communications and training. But drivers can be lost in the details.
04 Aug 2011
Con-way increased its net profit 111 percent to $29.4 million in the second quarter, as the company’s revenue increased 3.2 percent to $1.35 billion.
18 Jul 2011
Con-way Freight will hike its tariff rates 6.9 percent Aug. 1, matching general rate increases announced this month by UPS Freight and ABF Freight System.
06 Jun 2011
Con-way Truckload, looking to hire more truck drivers in the Western U.S., reopened a driver orientation site in Phoenix that closed during the recession.
23 May 2011
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02 Feb 2011
Transportation and logistics operator Con-way returned to the black in 2010, reporting a $4 million profit for the year compared with a $110.9 million loss in 2009.
20 Jan 2011
Heavy truck sales hit their highest point since May 2006 in December, as trucking companies put newfound profits into new vehicles, said ACT Research.
15 Nov 2010
Less-than-truckload carriers are turning away unprofitable freight and refining networks to lower costs and gain efficiency, but shippers have largely held off the kind of price hikes those carriers s