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Saturday, August 01, 2015

As we roll deeper into 2015, the longer-haul less-than-truckload (LTL) sector remains solidly profitable overall. Carriers in this category are seeing capacity closely aligned with demand, and with significant barriers to entry in the sector, little additional capacity is expected in the near future.
Posted on 08/01 at 09:58 PM
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While still facing many of the regulatory and driver recruitment challenges facing their longer-haul less-than-truckload (LTL) brethren, our reporting over the past year indicates that the Regional LTL sector has found its footing in terms of capacity alignment and revenue growth.
Posted on 08/01 at 09:58 PM
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Tuesday, June 02, 2015

SHIFT Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier that moves freight from California, Nevada, and Arizona to the Eastern half of the United States, said this week that it is now serving 1,400 new direct points in Michigan and Ohio.
Posted on 06/02 at 10:37 AM
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Less-than-truckload (LTL) bellwether Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) said this week that it has updated its second quarter expectations for growth in LTL tons per day, and year-over-year growth in LTL revenue per hundredweight, excluding fuel surcharges.
Posted on 06/02 at 09:04 AM
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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The once-beleaguered $35 billion less-than-truckload (LTL) sector, beset by stagnant growth and lackluster profits for much of the past decade, is enjoying a revival. Mostly because of the strong industrial and retail economy, as well as tightness in capacity due to the lack of any new entrants in the past 10 years, the LTL sector is poised for one of its best profit years since at least 2004, industry executives and analysts say.
Posted on 03/17 at 07:21 AM
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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Company officials said this service will be provided without any type of additional cost for customer shipments traveling from Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana, with expedited services available to customers outside of this area.
Posted on 08/21 at 09:17 AM
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Friday, August 01, 2014

As we wrap up the first half of 2014, the longer-haul less-than-truckload (LTL) sector is seeing a lot working in its favor, including better-than-expected volume levels. The sector is also enjoying a financial renaissance, one that Contributing Editor John Schulz says has the leading LTL carrier executives “breathing a collective sigh of relief.”
Posted on 08/01 at 08:59 PM
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The challenges faced by its longer-haul less-than-truckload (LTL) brethren are only magnified for carriers in the Regional LTL sector.
Posted on 08/01 at 08:58 PM
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Carriers are enjoying a solid 2014, but warn of a pending capacity crunch as driver availability worsens amid tighter federal regulations. Bottom line: Shippers who choose not to collaborate with their carriers and streamline operations will most certainly be hit with higher rates.
Posted on 08/01 at 04:00 PM
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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Even though not all publicly-traded less-than-truckload carriers (LTL) have posted second quarter earnings yet, the early consensus for those that have issued results is looking very good.
Posted on 07/31 at 10:39 AM
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