Connor D. Wolf

Business, Equipment

MAC LTT Gains Manufacturing Assets of Burch Tank & Truck

MAC LTT Inside a MAC LTT facility. (MAC Trailer via YouTube)

MAC Liquid Tank Trailer has acquired the manufacturing assets of Burch Tank & Truck. Financial details of the transaction announced May 20 were not disclosed.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 28, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Trucking Companies Adapt to Coronavirus Realities

Averitt Express An Averitt Express terminal in Memphis, Tenn. (Averitt Express Inc.)

Trucking companies have been nimble in adopting changes to their operations both on the road and in the office as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, industry executives said.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 27, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Nudges Up 0.4¢ to $2.39 a Gallon for First Rise This Year

Pumping diesel fuel Diesel is 76.1 cents a gallon cheaper than at this time one year ago. (Thinkstock)

The nationwide average price of diesel fuel increased by about half a penny, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported May 26, ending a streak of 19 consecutive weekly price decreases.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 26, 2020
Business, Technology, Top 100

Call Center Staffs Work From Home Due to Coronavirus

Ryder call center A Ryder call center operator. (Business Wire via Ryder System Inc.)

Call centers industrywide have made a swift shift to working from home in response to the coronavirus.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 21, 2020
Business, Safety

How Fleets Can Mitigate Impact of Coronavirus

Trucks on highway John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Trucking companies have been uniquely impacted as the coronavirus reaches every corner of the economy. But being aware of critical information and taking proactive steps can help them.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 14, 2020
Business, Logistics

USA Truck Posts Net Loss on Declining Revenue in Q1

USA Truck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

USA Truck reported a net loss on decreased revenue during the first quarter, the company reported May 7.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 8, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Daseke Reports Revenue of $391 Million for Q1

BTC truck Daseke acquired BTC in 2018. (Builders Transportation Company)

Daseke Inc., the Addison, Texas-based flatbed transportation and logistics company, extended its losses in the first quarter as the rate environment softened.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Continental Transitions to KeepTruckin for ELD Services

Continental A Continental VDO RoadLog. (Continental Automotive Systems)

Tire, systems and components supplier Continental said it will transition customers to an alternate electronic logging device and fleet management solution.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 6, 2020
Business

Universal Logistics Reports Revenue Increases, but Net Income Falls in Q1

Universal Universal Logistics Holdings Inc.

Universal Logistics Holdings saw revenue increase but net income decline during a first quarter marked by what its leader described as a “deteriorating operating environment caused largely by the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 1, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Forward Air Reports $342.5 Million Revenue for Q1

Forward Air logo on trailer John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Forward Air Corp. posted increased revenue but narrower net income for the first quarter of 2020, the company reported.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
May 1, 2020

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