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Wal-Mart Unveils Concept Tractor-Trailer

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. unveiled a concept tractor-trailer Feb. 17 during a meeting to report on progress in meeting the company’s sustainability goals.

Dan Bearth | Transport Topics Staff Writer
February 18, 2014
Business

Wal-Mart Aims to Expand Test of ‘Supercube’ in Canada

Wal-Mart Canada said it wants to expand its “Supercube” fleet after initial testing found the vehicle’s additional freight capacity reduced transportation costs by 24%.

January 13, 2014
Business

Wal-Mart Hits 80% of Fuel-Efficiency Goal With Two Years Remaining, Executive Says

A top executive at Wal-Mart Stores said the company has reached more than 80% of its goal of doubling the fuel efficiency of its transportation fleet by the end of 2015 from a decade earlier.

October 21, 2013
Business

Wal-Mart Reports Higher 2Q Income, Cuts Full-Year Earnings Outlook

Bruce Andrew Peters for TT

Wal-Mart Stores said Thursday its second-quarter profit rose from a year ago, but the company cut its full-year earnings outlook from a previous forecast.

Transport Topics
August 15, 2013
Business

Wal-Mart Testing Home-Delivery Option

Wal-Mart Stores is testing a home-delivery system in California to allow customers to buy food, medicine and other products online, similar to Amazon.com and other retailers, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

Transport Topics
April 25, 2011
Business

Wal-Mart’s Profit Improves in Second Quarter

Bruce Andrew Peters for TT

Wal-Mart Stores said Tuesday its second-quarter net income rose 3.6% and the retailer boosted its full-year earnings outlook.

Transport Topics
August 17, 2010
Business

Wal-Mart Says It Is 60% of Way Toward Meeting Efficiency Goal

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is 60% of the way to its broad goal of doubling its shipping efficiency by 2015 by streamlining every aspect of the freight movement process, according to its leading sustainability official.

July 12, 2010
Business

Wal-Mart Drives to Trim Costs by Taking Control of Shipments

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the $405 billion retailing giant, is attempting to squeeze suppliers for cost cuts by taking control of millions of shipments into the retailers’ distribution centers, transportation typically arranged by the shippers.

July 5, 2010

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