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Pilot Freight Buys Manna, Expands Furniture Delivery

Pilot Pilot Freight Services

Pilot Freight Services acquired Manna Freight Systems to expand its final-mile delivery and installation services of furniture and appliances. Terms of the deal were not released.

Transport Topics
July 20, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Trucking Stocks Roll Steady as Investors Downshift on Market

USA Truck USA Truck

Publicly traded trucking firms have seen record-setting freight in the first half of this year but their stock prices have lagged as cautious investors pulled back from a long-running bull market and an industry that can’t find enough drivers to haul its loads.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
July 12, 2018
Business, Top 50

PepsiCo Agrees to Pay $5 Million to Settle California Drivers’ Work Break Lawsuit

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PepsiCo Inc. and related companies agreed to pay $5 million to settle claims that drivers didn’t receive breaks required by California law.

Jon Steingart | Bloomberg News
June 26, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

South Korean Giant CJ Logistics Buys DSC Logistics

CJ Logistics delivery (CJ Logistics)

South Korea’s CJ Logistics will take majority control of Des Plaines, Ill.-based DSC Logistics in a deal expected to close in the third quarter.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
June 11, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Lineage Logistics Acquires Warehouse in Wisconsin, Adds Four Southeast Locations

U.S. Growers Cold Storage Pallets ready for loading onto trucks at the U.S. Growers Cold Storage in Ventura, Calif., one of eight warehouses purchased by Lineage Logistics in November 2017. (Stellar.net)

Lineage Logistics has acquired Service Cold Storage in Stevens Point, Wis., along with a portfolio of four leased cold-storage warehouses located in Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina and Virginia.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
June 5, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

Schneider Executive Shaleen Devgun Named Adviser to Investment Firm 8VC

Schneider truck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

The connection between Schneider, one of the nation’s largest truckload and logistics service providers, and venture capital fund 8VC is deepening with the appointment of Shaleen Devgun, chief information officer and executive vice president at Schneider, as an adviser to the San Francisco-based investment firm.

Transport Topics
June 4, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 50

DHL to Open Americas Innovation Center, Relocates Florida Facility

Mike Parra at DHL America's Innovation Center groundbreaking Mike Parra, DHL Express CEO for the Americas, speaks at DHL's groundbreaking ceremony for its Americas Innovation Center on May 30 in Rosemont, Ill. (Peter Wynn Thompson/AP Images for DHL)

International logistics giant DHL has been active in the United States this spring, laying the foundation for a major marketing and education center and growing a service facility in Florida.

Transport Topics
June 1, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50

Heavy Hitters Face Off in Online Tire Market

Tires (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

This spring, a struggle for market share in online tire retailing turned into a battle for dominance as giants Goodyear and Bridgestone paired off against Amazon and Sears.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
May 25, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50

Ryder Introduces New Commercial Management Fleet App

Ryder truck (Terry Townsend/Ryder)

Ryder System Inc. has launched a smartphone app that permits commercial fleet users to get a vehicle into a repair facility for either scheduled or unexpected maintenance and also compare real-time fuel prices.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 23, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

John Smith Appointed Mike Ducker’s Successor as FedEx Freight President, CEO

FedEx Freight Sean Davis/Flickr

Transportation industry veteran John Smith will become president and CEO of FedEx Freight on Aug. 16, moving up from his position as senior vice president of operations at the FedEx Corp. subsidiary.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
May 1, 2018

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