Despite trucking companies and brokers saying capacity is “rightsizing,” spot rates have not increased in tandem with volume and shippers could secure contract rate reductions for 2020.
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15 Jun 2018
“The market has a long way to run and it’s going to last longer than we’ve seen in the past,” said Eric Fuller, CEO and president, U.S. Xpress Enterprises.
07 May 2018
As freight demand and the need for capital rises, the fifth-largest US truckload operator plans a route back to Wall Street to fund growth.
17 Feb 2015
U.S. regulators plan to study how truck driver pay methods affect truck and road safety, a step some trucking officials fear could lead to a government role in deciding how and how much drivers should be paid.
21 Oct 2014
A summer of strong freight demand drove revenue up 8 percent at Werner Enterprises, which won "sustainable" rate increases from shippers and raised driver pay.
13 Oct 2014
The nation's second-largest truckload carrier is the latest trucking company to boost driver pay significantly, as driver supply tightens in trucking's peak season.
27 Aug 2014
Truckload operators are increasingly willing to pay more to secure the truck drivers needed to deliver trucking capacity to shipper customers.
13 Aug 2014
After years of talking about the need to increase chronically low pay to attract and keep more truck drivers, trucking companies are beginning to put money on the table.
29 Apr 2014
One way to measure trucking demand is by looking not at how much freight a trucking company can haul, but at how much freight it turns away.
17 Jan 2014
The polar vortex didn’t put the U.S. into a deep freeze for long but the widespread chill is still causing transportation problems for shippers, railroads and drayage truckers. Those problems may be contributing to stronger-than-usual business for over-the-road truckers.
12 Feb 2013
Only 59 percent of shippers use performance metrics to manage freight costs, and only 43 percent are currently running or planning to implement a transportation management...
13 Dec 2012
The most important benefit Arnold Transportation may gain from its merger with LinkAmerica isn’t additional trucks or drivers but density.
06 Dec 2012
U.S. Xpress Enterprises expects a surge of freight from the West Coast...
05 Dec 2012
Regional truckload carrier LinkAmerica is merging with Arnold Transportat
16 Nov 2012
U.S. Xpress Enterprises extended its credit facilities, securing a $385 million credit deal that increases its total available funds, the trucking operator said Thursday.
12 Nov 2012
U.S. Xpress Enterprises recently entered two deals to expand its presence and range of U.S.-Mexican cross-border services.
05 Nov 2012
Trucking weathered a lackluster third quarter only to be hit by a hurricane.
14 Aug 2012
The 50 largest U.S. and Canadian truckload carriers ranked by revenue grew 13.4 percent in 2011.
18 May 2012
Converging consumer and business technologies are changing the way motor carriers connect with truck drivers and customers at an increasingly rapid pace.
14 May 2012
Truckload rates decelerated in April, rising 6.9 percent year-over-year, compared with a 7.4 percent increase in March, according to Cass Information Systems.
13 Dec 2011
Patrick E. Quinn, co-founder of one of the largest trucking companies in the U.S.
18 Nov 2011
Truckload giant U.S. Xpress Enterprises is expanding its regional operations in the Northeast and its custom critical or expedited business, adding drivers and equipment, U.S.
16 Nov 2011
U.S. Xpress Enterprises is expanding its expedited refrigerated trucking service, bringing its total number of reefer teams to 100, the company said Wednesday.
26 Sep 2011
There may be more of a peak in trucking’s peak shipping season than expected this year, according to Morgan Stanley Research.
15 Sep 2011
Truckload demand is stronger than the general economy, with TransCore Freight Solution’s spot market index climbing 47 percent from a year ago in August.