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Thursday, November 07, 2013

Financially struggling YRC Worldwide Inc., parent of the second-largest LTL carrier in the nation that has lost more than $2.6 billion in the last six years, has initiated discussions with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in seeking another round of wage and benefit concessions.
Posted on 11/07 at 12:00 PM
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Friday, November 01, 2013

LTL executives are looking to drive relentless cost increases out of their operations—and they’re telling shippers to prepare for rate increases in the 3 percent to 5 percent range. Here’s why rates are rising and what shippers should expect in 2014.
Posted on 11/01 at 03:00 PM
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Thursday, October 31, 2013

ABF Freight System, the nation’s sixth-largest LTL carrier, has finalized a five-year deal with the Teamsters union that is projected to save the nation’s sixth-largest LTL carrier between $55 and $65 million annually.
Posted on 10/31 at 02:06 PM
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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Teamsters employees at ABF Freight System covered by the Central Region Local Cartage supplement to the ABF National Master Freight Agreement (NMFA), the sixth-largest less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier in the country, told ABF on October 29 that they have voted to reject a strike authorization.
Posted on 10/30 at 02:45 PM
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Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Toronto-based less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and transportation services provider Vitran Corporation Inc. said today it has completed the sale of its United States-based less-than-truckload business, which was initially announced in late September.
Posted on 10/08 at 10:50 AM
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Monday, October 07, 2013

Con-way Freight, the LTL subsidiary of transportation and logistics services provider Con-way Inc., recently announced it will be making a major expansion into central Texas, saying it will build a $3.7 million 48-door, 18,870 square-foot service center in Robinson, Texas.
Posted on 10/07 at 08:56 AM
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Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) said this week it has relocated its Wytheville, Virginia service center to a larger facility as part of the company’s ongoing national expansion efforts.
Posted on 10/02 at 09:32 AM
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Tuesday, October 01, 2013

ABF Freight System said yesterday that it has reached another contract extension with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters through October 29, while the groups work through the process for resolving the two remaining supplements to the ABF National Master Freight Agreement.
Posted on 10/01 at 09:47 AM
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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
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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
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