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Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Vitran officials said the purchase price for SCO is $97 million in cash, adding that it has used a portion of the cash to fully reduce its debt under its senior revolving credit facility.
Posted on 03/05 at 02:48 PM
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Friday, February 08, 2013

This morning’s fourth quarter and 2012 year-end earnings release from less-than-truckload transportation services provider YRC Worldwide brought something the company has not seen in six years: a positive annual operating income.
Posted on 02/08 at 11:42 AM
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Thursday, February 07, 2013

Net income of $11.8 million—or $0.21 per share—for the fourth quarter was down roughly 50 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2011 at $23.0 million and $0.41 per share.
Posted on 02/07 at 11:38 AM
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Monday, February 04, 2013

ODFL said it moved its Toledo, Ohio-based service center to a larger and more modernized location, and it also said it has relocated its Paducah, Kentucky service center to a larger location.
Posted on 02/04 at 11:28 AM
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Friday, February 01, 2013

LTL carriers are looking to squeeze profit out of better-managed margins and shippers will play a huge role in this movement. Here are four time-tested methodologies to help carriers ease shipments through their systems—and get the right rates and capacity.
Posted on 02/01 at 11:24 AM
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The concept of collaboration is nothing new. The idea of opening doors, dropping defenses, and improving how shippers and carriers work together has been kicked around for decades as a sure-fire cure to the annual rate and capacity negotiation dance.
Posted on 02/01 at 11:16 AM
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I recently had the honor of facilitating workshops for large shippers and their current and prospective carriers in the midst of major contract RFPs and renewals.
Posted on 02/01 at 11:12 AM
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Friday, January 11, 2013

A few days before Christmas, ABF Freight System and the Teamsters union began talks on a new contract to replace the one that expires March 31. The acrimonious talks could not have gotten off to a rougher start had Ebenezer Scrooge been at the negotiating table.
Posted on 01/11 at 11:41 AM
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Monday, December 17, 2012

The Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee said it is prepared to exchange contract proposals with ABF on December 18 and bargain a solid contract for the 7,500 ABF Teamsters.
Posted on 12/17 at 10:15 AM
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Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Using the “aim high” theory of labor negotiations, union locals representing 7,500 Teamsters at ABF Freight System have asked the seventh-largest LTL carrier for a two-year contract with healthy wage and benefit increases.
Posted on 12/04 at 01:09 PM
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