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Monday, January 31, 2011
When FedEx announced it was redesigning its network structure for its less-than-truckload (LTL) network, FedEx Freight, last September, which officially went live today, there was one small detail regarding this news that flew somewhat under the radar. That detail was that the company said it planned to be more active on the intermodal side.
FedEx Freight, the market leader in the LTL (less-than-truckload) sector, is changing the way shippers move freight in the $28.5 billion LTL sector.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Earlier this week, less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider Con-way Freight announced it has introduced a new advanced load management and cargo protection system for its 16,800 freight trailer fleet in North America.
Monday, January 24, 2011
Pricing across the transportation modes
Friday, January 14, 2011
Our Sage Advice columnist—a 30-year transportation management veteran—offers logistics professionals and carriers time-tested relationship management advice. Let’s hope it’s not too late.
Monday, December 27, 2010
The federal government, which has been tinkering with truck drivers’ hours of service regulations for at least 11 years without exactly getting it right, is assured of going into 2011 with more unfinished HOS business.
Thursday, December 23, 2010
It’s been awhile since LTL carrier executives were able to see the word “profit” at the bottom of their financial reports. Some are half-jokingly reporting having to go to the dictionary to make sure of the meaning of the word. Sure enough, they found it, right there between “persistence” and “quarterly net gains.”
Posted on 12/23 at 02:57 AM
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Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider YRC Worldwide (YRCW) said that it has made amendments to its credit agreement and asset-backed securitization facility (ABS) in order to provide additional time to finalize plans to recapitalize its balance sheet.
Posted on 12/22 at 11:01 AM
YRC Worldwide •
Friday, December 17, 2010
A federal judge in the U.S. District Court ruled against ABF Freight Systems in its case against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, various subsidiaries of YRC Worldwide and other entities following a ratified labor agreement by YRCW Teamsters members.
Posted on 12/17 at 01:50 PM
YRC Worldwide •
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Thursday, December 16, 2010
A combination of factors led to net income for the fiscal second quarter at FedEx to drop 18 percent to $283 million, according to the company’s earnings announcement today.