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Monday, April 11, 2016

YRC Freight, the nation’s third-largest LTL carrier with over $3 billion in revenue, is upping the ante in the time-definite market. With the introduction of its “Accelerated” shipping option, YRC says it is cutting transit times by up to one or two days from its standard service.
Posted on 04/11 at 09:13 AM
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Friday, March 18, 2016

The torch is being passed at UPS Freight as a legendary trucking executive prepares to retire after a remarkable 37-year career that saw him rise from the overnight docks in Philadelphia to the executive suite in Richmond, Va.
Posted on 03/18 at 07:54 AM
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Tuesday, March 01, 2016

With “tepid” freight demand dampening LTL profits, analysts and carriers executives say that fuel, capacity utilization, and mounting regulation will play a large role in 2016 rates. Here’s what shippers should expect.
Posted on 03/01 at 05:00 PM
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Chicago-based project44,said last week it rolled out new volume LTL (less-than-truckload) rating API, which has been deployed by Sunset Pacific Transportation, the largest LTL consolidator in Southern California.
Posted on 03/01 at 11:38 AM
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Monday, February 22, 2016

Light asset-based less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier SHIFT Freight recently announced it has expanded its service offering to five new states for inbound and outbound shipments, as well as added liftgate service for pickups and deliveries.
Posted on 02/22 at 12:40 PM
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Thursday, February 11, 2016

The Cudahy, Wis.-based company said it has refocused its LTL network standards as part of a move to further enhance service consistency, which it said will provide customers with better visibility to delivery dates and better work and collaborate with RRTS to better manage supply chain operations and economically manage transportation costs.
Posted on 02/11 at 09:37 AM
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Monday, February 08, 2016

A recent Wall Street Journal report stated that third-party logistics and freight transportation services provider XPO Logistics shut down seven freight terminals that were part of the Con-way Inc. less-than-truckload (LTL) network, Con-way Freight. Con-way was acquired by XPO for $3 billion last year.
Posted on 02/08 at 11:57 AM
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Monday, February 01, 2016

Third-party logistics and freight transportation services provider XPO Logistics said late last week that it has commenced a workforce reduction for its less-than-truckload (LTL) unit, which it acquired from Con-way, when XPO acquired Con-way last year.
Posted on 02/01 at 09:47 AM
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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

In a recently-released white paper, entitled “The New Dimension of LTL Pricing,” CarrierDirect examines dimensioning technology relative to its impact on the LTL sector and accuracy of freight classification for LTL carriers, 3PLs, and shippers.
Posted on 01/26 at 01:47 PM
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Thursday, January 14, 2016

The Reliance Network (TRNet), a consortium of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers, said that less-than LandAir Express of New England is no longer part of the group’s carrier base effective immediate
Posted on 01/14 at 10:54 AM
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