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Wednesday, July 01, 2015

The $337 billion truckload sector—the largest single piece of the trucking market—now accounts for about 37 percent of total freight transportation spending in the U.S. According to industry analysts, the truckload industry has done a “credible job” in recent years of diversifying their offerings and moving away from the idea that 53-foot dry van truckload should be treated as a commodity rather than a customized service.
Posted on 07/01 at 09:50 PM
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Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Analysts say our annual listing reflects the management teams that are willing to get their hands dirty in order to compete in the cutthroat world of deregulated trucking. Here are the carriers that are leverage rolling assets and technology to post the most impressive financial numbers.
Posted on 04/01 at 10:00 AM
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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Truckload and intermodal pricing was up on an annual basis, according to the December edition of the Truckload and Intermodal Cost Indexes from Cass Information Systems and Avondale Partners.
Posted on 01/29 at 10:53 AM
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Friday, October 31, 2014

LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently conducted a wide-ranging interview with Bobby Harris, President and CEO of non asset-based 3PL BlueGrace Logistics about various aspects of the freight transportation market.
Posted on 10/31 at 09:40 AM
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Thursday, October 02, 2014

Phoenix-based Knight Transportation, one of the top and most profitable truckload companies said this week it has acquired Barr-Nunn Transportation, a dry van truckload carrier based near Des Moines, Iowa.
Posted on 10/02 at 10:19 AM
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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Three years ago, Candace Holowicki, the company’s director of global transportation and logistics, joined its Global Services Organization and helped to level functional silos and bring together procurement, logistics, operations, and continuous improvement areas—a move that now saves millions annually.

Friday, August 01, 2014

Despite mounting operational pressures, LM readers tell us that the following 38 TL carriers continue to offer top service.
Posted on 08/01 at 08:57 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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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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