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Tuesday, February 28, 2012
YRCW reported today that for the fourth quarter of 2011 its consolidated operating revenue—at $1.212 billion—was up 11.1 percent annually, with a consolidated operating loss of $38 million.
Friday, February 17, 2012
LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Greg Lehmkuhl, president of Con-way Freight, about the less-than-truckload industry, industry regulations, and pricing and capacity, among other topics.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Entitled Averitt Retail Distribution Services, the company said that this group will provider retail shippers with “flow-through” and customized delivery services that meet retailers’ unique requirements.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
According to the Teamsters for a Democratic Union, the YRC Freight change of operations, which it said “aims to eliminate all utility employees and most end of line jobs,” is on hold, with a planned YRC Freight March 1 hearing on the change of operations now postponed.
Posted on 02/14 at 10:08 AM
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Monday, February 06, 2012
Freight transportation services provider Estes Express Lines recently announced it has opened a new 36-door terminal in the Dayton, Ohio area in an effort to support “a consistent upward trend in business levels in the region.”
Posted on 02/06 at 03:17 AM
Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Company officials said this change reflects where it wants to go as a trucking company.
Friday, January 13, 2012
This service will run to and from Las Vegas and key markets in northern California, with overnight deliveries now available between Las Vegas and Oakland, Sacramento, San Jose, and Stockton, according to Reddaway.
Monday, January 09, 2012
Once the sale of the building, which will remain open until March 31, is complete, the report said YRCW will have roughly 4,000 employees based in Ohio.
Sunday, January 01, 2012
Faced with a tight domestic transport market that includes labor and fuel pressure on carriers, shippers are inclined to leverage volume and go for extensions of past rate agreements. I would like to encourage shippers to start thinking outside the box.
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Monday, December 19, 2011
The $26.5 billion less-than-truckload (LTL) is a tiny share of the nation’s $700 billion total freight transportation pie, but it increasingly is seen as a vital component in shippers’ supply chains.
Posted on 12/19 at 11:43 AM