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.
16 Oct 2013
Marten Transport reported its net income in the third quarter of 2013 was a record $8.0 million, jumping 22.4 percent year-over-year from $6.5 million.
17 Jul 2013
Marten Transport today reported its net income in the second quarter of 2013 was $7.7 million, inching up 1.1 percent from $7.6 million in the second quarter of 2012.
18 Apr 2013
Marten Transport reported its profit in the first quarter of 2013 was $7.2 million, a jump of 32.2 percent compared with $5.4 million in the first quarter of 2012 and the 12th consecutive year-over-year increase in quarterly net income.