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Tuesday, July 01, 2014

The $300 billion for-hire truckload (TL) sector is enjoying a fairly busy 2014, with most carriers reporting a balanced picture of tighter-than-average capacity against decent if not spectacular demand levels.
Posted on 07/01 at 08:50 PM
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Thursday, May 01, 2014

Even though the impact of the difficult winter weather could not be overlooked, transportation and logistics services provider Con-way said in its first quarter earnings release today that things are heading in the right direction.
Posted on 05/01 at 09:02 AM
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Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Common denominators of our 2014 Top 50 include strong leadership, a growing list of diversified service offerings, and the desire to partner with their shipper customers—all essential characteristics for continued success in the new era of tightened capacity.
Posted on 04/01 at 03:00 PM
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Monday, March 24, 2014

The freight brokerage market has another behemoth in the mix, with the recently announced definitive merger agreement of two non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) service providers Chicago-based Coyote Logistics and Access America Transport (AAT), which is out of Chattanooga, Tenn.
Posted on 03/24 at 08:54 AM
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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Echo Global Logistics, a non-asset based freight brokerage company and a provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, acquired Jacksonville, Fla.-based Comcar Logistics, a non-asset based truckload brokerage.
Posted on 03/20 at 09:17 AM
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Friday, February 28, 2014

Three months of mediocre growth regarding the market environment for shippers came to a halt in December, based on the most recent edition of the Shipper Conditions Index (SCI) from freight transportation consultancy FTR.
Posted on 02/28 at 09:20 AM
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Friday, January 10, 2014

Keeping an eye on over-the-road capacity at its current levels and speculating on what its future levels may be has become more than a passing interest for freight transportation and supply chain stakeholders.
Posted on 01/10 at 06:03 AM
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Wednesday, January 01, 2014

While truckload shippers can brace for modest rate increases in the 2 percent to 4 percent range in 2014, carrier executives and analysts say that the boost will only offset the consistently rising costs that continue to hamper the sector.
Posted on 01/01 at 08:00 PM
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Shippers who are facing pricing pressure from driver shortages, new regulations, and rising fuel and equipment costs frequently ask me: “How can we get the carriers to be more efficient?” I interpret more as: “How can I save money without suffering from poor service?”
Posted on 01/01 at 08:00 AM
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Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Phoenix-based Knight Transportation, one of the top and most profitable truckload companies, says it is “disappointed” that USA Truck has rejected Knight’s $9 per share, all cash offer to take over the financially ailing Van Buren, Ark.-based TL carrier.
Posted on 10/01 at 08:31 AM
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