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Special Coverage, Business

2016 by the Numbers

As we close the books on an eventful 2016 in trucking, let’s quantify the most popular content on TTNews.com and on our social media channels this year.

Transport Topics
January 4, 2017
Special Coverage, Business

Top 10 Most Popular News Stories of 2016

XPO Logistics

A year after it made big splashes by acquiring Norbert Dentressangle SA and Con-Way Inc., XPO Logistics continued to make news — not with acquisitions, but in other arenas. And when XPO acts, people listen. And read.

Transport Topics
January 4, 2017
Special Coverage, Business

Video: 2016 Trucking Year in Review — Top Government News

Mulero, Mejdrich, Beasley

To help put the year in trucking into greater perspective, Transport Topics' Eugene Mulero brings back Capitol Agenda guests Kellie Mejdrich of CQ Roll Call and Stephanie Beasley of Bloomberg BNA. They discuss the decisions in Washington in 2016 that had the greatest effect on the industry.

Transport Topics
December 21, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Video: 2016 Trucking Year in Review — Top Business News

Reiskin, Bearth by Joseph Terry/Transport Topics

Transport Topics Associate News Editor Jonathan S. Reiskin and Senior Features Writer Daniel P. Bearth discuss the top business news developments in the trucking world for 2016.

Transport Topics
December 21, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Vote: What Was the Top Story of 2016?

What was the top story of 2016? We invite you to take our survey to let us know what you think.

Transport Topics
December 16, 2016
Business

2015 in Review: Top News Stories, Told in Photos

Technological advancements. Major business acquisitions. An electronic logging device mandate. The highway funding bill. As we look back at 2015, we tell each of those stories in a photo. Click here for the gallery.

Transport Topics
December 30, 2015
Business

Year in Review: Trucking Posts Strong Gains, But Legislative Battles Rage

A strengthening economy lifted demand for freight hauling during 2014, boosting rates and profits and triggering a rush to buy new tractors and trailers as carriers scurried to keep pace.

December 31, 2014
Editorial, Business

Editorial: Looking Back With Relief

With another year coming to a close, we look back with some relief that freight demand showed steady growth despite endless obstacles coming from Washington, D.C.

December 23, 2013
Business

2011: A Year of Industry Expectations Met and Unmet

For truckers, 2011 was a year full of expectations. Some of them were fulfilled, but many were not. The economy continued to grow, but slowly, and not enough to put a serious dent in unemployment. However, there was enough growth to put trucks back on the road and allow carriers to raise freight rates.

December 19, 2011