Heartland Express, one of the most profitable truckload carriers in the nation, acquired fast-growing Gordon Trucking for $300 million in cash, assets and debt.
01 Nov 2013
Trucking’s early third quarter earnings reports looked better than might be expected in a sluggish and inconsistent economy. That’s largely because the first publicly owned motor carriers past the quarterly post took advantage of opportunities to move more freight by intermodal rail, diversified their over-the-road services and, most important, protected profit margins in the quarter.
22 Jul 2013
Heartland Express reported net income in the second quarter of 2013 was $19.1 million, increasing 5.0 percent or $0.9 million from $18.2 million in the same period last year.
17 Apr 2013
Heartland Express reported a $19.7 million profit for the first quarter of 2013, up 19 percent from the $16.6 million reported for the first quarter 2012.