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Monday, February 09, 2015

LinkEx was established in 2002. It has 50 employees and generated $36 million in 2014 revenue.
Posted on 02/09 at 12:24 PM
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Thursday, January 01, 2015

The explosive growth of e-commerce and the impact it has had on small package and LTL deliveries has forced carriers to turn the tables and push the inefficiency penalty back to the shipper. Bottom line: It’s time to re-think your packaging—or get ready to cut a bigger check.

Shippers are about to experience a change in how carriers calculate domestic less-than-truckload (LTL) freight bills. Starting with a few carriers in the spot market in January, contract shippers will increasingly be approached by more carriers to start disclosing freight dimensions and weight with LTL freight tenders.
Posted on 01/01 at 08:00 AM
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Tuesday, December 02, 2014

In a move geared towards expanding its freight brokerage presence even further, global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (CHRW) said yesterday that it has reached an agreement to acquire Kansas City-based Freightquote.com for $365 million. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015.
Posted on 12/02 at 10:46 AM
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Monday, November 17, 2014

FedEx Freight and Con-way Freight, two of the largest non-union LTL carriers in the nation, are battling organizing efforts by the Teamsters union in a closely watched unionization effort.
Posted on 11/17 at 08:32 AM
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Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Transportation and logistics titan FedEx said today that Bill Logue, president and CEO of FedEx Freight, its less-than-truckload subsidiary, will retire from his position, effective December 31, 2014. FedEx officials said Logue cited health concerns as the reason for retirement.
Posted on 11/05 at 03:10 PM
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LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with UPS Freight President Jack Holmes about a variety of topics, including pricing, market conditions, and regulations, among others.
Posted on 11/05 at 01:59 PM
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Friday, October 31, 2014

LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently conducted a wide-ranging interview with Bobby Harris, President and CEO of non asset-based 3PL BlueGrace Logistics about various aspects of the freight transportation market.
Posted on 10/31 at 09:40 AM
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It’s small, but senior brass at YRC Worldwide will take it. After nearly seven years of continuing losses in excess of $2.6 billion, the parent of the nation’s second-largest LTL carrier posted a narrow net profit in the third quarter ended Sept. 30.
Posted on 10/31 at 08:46 AM
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Thursday, October 30, 2014

As was the case for the second quarter, third quarter earnings results for publicly-traded less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers are again strong. Signs of solid earnings results from carriers that have posted earnings to date include tonnage increases, gains in weight per shipment and average daily shipments, higher yield, and revenue per hundredweight.
Posted on 10/30 at 11:03 AM
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