Connor D. Wolf

Business, Equipment

For Recruiting and Retention, Trucking Companies Should Focus on Equipment, Pay

Driver behind the wheel kali9/Getty Images

Trucking companies must focus on maintaining good equipment and keeping lines of communication open with drivers to ensure effective recruitment and retention, a new report found.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 24, 2021
Business, Fuel

Experts Warn of Spiking DEF Prices

Blue DEF The BlueDEF booth at a conference. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Prices for the diesel exhaust fluid that is a vital component of emissions systems on newer trucks are rising as costs for urea — a core DEF ingredient — have jumped.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 22, 2021
Business, Safety

ATA Launches Efforts to Help Texans Battered by Storm

Loading water in San Antonio A volunteer loads water for people in San Antonio. (Eric Gay/AP)

American Trucking Associations has launched a relief effort aimed at helping those in Texas and Louisiana impacted by the recent deadly snowstorm.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 22, 2021
Business

Americold Reports Net Loss on Increased Revenue For Q4 2020

Americold warehouse facility A temperature-controlled warehousing facility. Fourth-quarter revenue for the Atlanta-based company rose 7.8%. ( Americold )

Temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation carrier Americold Realty Trust reported a net loss on increased revenue for the fourth quarter of 2020.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 19, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

Technology Brings Visibility to Supply Chains, Experts Say

Walmart truck on highway Walmart Canada has found that technologies such as blockchain and machine learning can help with end-user predictability. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The increased visibility that technology brings to supply chains is helping to improve efficiency in very specific ways, according to experts at a recent virtual event.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 17, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

TMC Announces Changes to Meetings, Exhibition

TMC An exhibition hall entrance at a past TMC. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

American Trucking Associations announced the Technology & Maintenance Council showcase exhibition will be an in-person event as part of TMC’s fall meeting.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 16, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Forward Air Revenue Increased While Income Declined for Q4

Forward Air truck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Forward Air Corp. reported record fourth-quarter revenue but a decline in net income.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 12, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

XPO Reports Highest Quarterly Revenue Ever at $4.67 Billion

XPO Logistics truck XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics Inc. posted better-than-expected earnings and its highest-ever quarterly revenue for the fourth quarter of 2020.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 11, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Surges 6.3¢ for Biggest Weekly Rise Since 2019

A tank being fueled with diesel Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The nationwide average price of diesel fuel increased by 6.3 cents per gallon to $2.801, marking the 14th straight week with a gain and the largest rise in nearly 17 months, according to U.S. Energy Information Administration data released Feb. 8.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 8, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Saia Reports Earnings Nearly Doubled to $40.2 Million for Q4

Saia truck Saia

Saia Inc. saw income surge and revenue gains during the fourth quarter, the company reported Feb. 8.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 8, 2021

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