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Monday, September 23, 2013
Toronto-based less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and transportation services provider Vitran Corporation Inc. said today it has entered into an agreement to divest its United States-based LTL business. Company officials said the business will be acquired by Matthew Moroun, an industry veteran associated with various transportation industries, including: LTL, TL, flatbed, 3PL, and warehousing.
Posted on 09/23 at 01:11 PM
Vitran Corporation •
Less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider YRC Worldwide announced late last week that Jeff Rogers, President of YRC Freight, its largest group, is no longer with the company. Company officials said Rogers will be replaced by YRCW CEO James Welch.
Posted on 09/23 at 09:48 AM
YRC Freight •
Monday, September 16, 2013
Shippers who find their less-than-truckload (LTL) freight late, misrouted or only partially delivered may find solace in an innovation devised by Central Transport. Through innovative use of technology, the Warrren, Mich.-based LTL carrier is operating “paperless docks” at its 155 terminals.
Posted on 09/16 at 09:56 AM
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
The parent of financially ailing ABF Freight System, the nation’s sixth-largest LTL carrier, is losing several millions of dollars a week because of delays in approval of two “supplemental” agreements to its Teamsters’ National Master Freight Agreement.
Posted on 09/10 at 10:36 AM
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Late last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed the lower court’s decision to dismiss a complaint by less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight System against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and various subsidiaries of less-than-truckload transportation services provider YRC Worldwide, ABF said today.
Posted on 09/03 at 12:44 PM
YRC Worldwide •
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
In a continued effort to improve service and maintain an efficient network through the Midwest, UPS Freight, the less-than-truckload (LTL) subsidiary of transportation and logistics bellwether UPS, opened up a second facility in Indianapolis, Ind. on Monday.
Monday, August 12, 2013
Last week, Rotunda Capital Partners, a middle market private equity firm, announced it sold off global logistics services provider Worldwide Express to an investment group, which included a significant investment from Worldwide’s management team.
Wednesday, August 07, 2013
YRC Worldwide, the largest Teamsters-covered LTL carrier, continued its financial improvement in the second quarter.
Posted on 08/07 at 10:16 AM
News and Analysis •
Thursday, August 01, 2013
Foodservice equipment and supply company leverages its technology partnership to secure capacity, simplify rates, and cut 12 percent from its transportation spending. Here’s how they did it.
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While the national LTL market had been slowly, but surely, pulling itself out of its recession-induced slump, the sector now seems to have hit a bit of a leveling-off period in terms of growth.