LTL

By John D. Schulz · 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.
By Jeff Berman · December 16, 2011
Less-than-truckload transportation services provider YRC Worldwide Inc. said yesterday it has “sold a significant portion of its assets” of its truckload subsidiary, Glen Moore, to Celadon Trucking Services Inc., a subsidiary of truckload carrier Celadon Inc.
By LM Staff · November 30, 2011
Less-than-truckload transportation services provider YRC Worldwide announced that effective Friday, December 2 it will implement a 1:300 reverse split of YRC common stock.
By Jeff Berman · November 4, 2011
Less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider YRC Worldwide (YRCW) today reported a third quarter net loss of $177.9 million, which was more than double the $61.7 million net loss from a year ago.
By John A. Gentle · November 1, 2011
Since I acquired a second home in Vermont this year, my car has new tires and adjustments have been made to my brakes. Once again, I have become an active traveler on America’s busy interstate system; and what I have observed on these highways reminds me not only about the challenges that logistics professionals have in qualifying and selecting safe carriers, but the direct and indirect breadth of your safety responsibilities and oversight.
By Jeff Berman · October 28, 2011
During the third quarter earnings season to date, it appears that less-than-truckload carriers are in a good groove, when it comes to pricing.
By Jeff Berman · October 27, 2011
Earlier this week, less-than-truckload transportation services provider YRC Worldwide took steps to augment operations of its national operations of YRC, its largest subsidiary.
By John D. Schulz · October 2, 2011
By re-engineering its supply chain, the fashion retailer reduced transportation expense, lowered store operating costs, enhanced labor planning, improved communication with its vendors, and was the hands-down winner of the 2011 NASSTRAC Shipper of the Year Award.
<p> Gregory Lehmkuhl, president of Con-way Freight Inc.</p> By Jeff Berman · September 29, 2011
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with new Con-way Freight President Greeg Lehmkuhl and Con-way President and CEO Doug Stotlar about Con-way Freight, the LTL market, and other factors impacting the trucking industry.
By Jeff Berman · September 22, 2011
Schneider National subsidiary Schneider Logistics has rolled out a new service geared towards shippers with “re-occurring” less-than-truckload moves.
By Jeff Berman · September 20, 2011
ODFL officials said that the opening of this new location is spurred by significant growth in this region.
By LM Staff · September 19, 2011
The financial restructuring of less-than-truckload services provider YRC Worldwide appears to be complete based on news late last week noting that company shareholders unanimously voted to have YRCW common stock diluted, according to media reports.
By Jeff Berman · September 14, 2011
Company officials said this move was driven by increased growth in this area, adding that ODFL will hire 12 new employees to work out of this facility. ODFL now has four Wisconsin-based service centers and 214 throughout the United States.
By Jeff Berman · August 31, 2011
FedEx Freight, the less-than-truckload (LTL) subsidiary of FedEx, said this week it opened three new markets in Mexico on August 1, rolling out service centers in Toluca, Puebla, and Veracruz.
By Jeff Berman · August 26, 2011
Non asset-based third-party logistics services provider Road Runner Transportation Services (RRTS) continued its aggressive rate of acquisitions this week, announcing it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire the outstanding stock of Prime Logistics Corporation for roughly $97.5 million.

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