Daniel P. Bearth

Business, Equipment

Ryder System Posts Higher Sales, Lower Profits in First Quarter

Ryder System truck Ryder System Inc.

Ryder System generated record revenue and lower net earnings in the first quarter as strong sales for the Miami-based equipment leasing and logistics service provider were offset by a write-down of goodwill for its operations in the United Kingdom and higher expenses associated with the sale of used vehicles.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 24, 2018
Business, Top 100

Marten Reports Higher Profits, Revenue in 1Q

Marten trucks John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Marten Transport Ltd. reported higher profits and revenue in the first quarter of 2018 as the Mondovi, Wis.-based truckload carrier benefited from lower taxes and stronger demand for freight hauling.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 19, 2018
Business

UPS Picks George Willis to Oversee US Package Operations

UPS truck Mike Nagle

UPS Inc. has tapped George Willis as president of U.S. operations, succeeding Myron Gray, who will retire May 1 after a 40-year career at the Atlanta-based parcel carrier.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 18, 2018
Government, Business

Economist Noel Perry Says Strong Freight Market, Driver Shortage Won’t Last

Perry Perry by Daniel P. Bearth/Transport Topics

PALM DESERT, Calif. – The strongest freight market in the past 50 years won’t last much beyond this year, a prominent industry economist said here last week.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 12, 2018
Business, Logistics

TIA Chairman Jason Beardall Wants to Reach Out to Shippers

Beardall Beardall by Daniel P. Bearth/Transport Topics

PALM DESERT, Calif. — Jason Beardall, president of England Logistics, wants his time as TIA chairman to be remembered for several things.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 12, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

Investment in Technology, Innovation Is Changing Business of Logistics

Logistics Getty Images

The combination of technology and innovation is changing the business of transportation and logistics in ways that are both potentially disruptive and critical to improving existing processes. And the changes are coming from inside and outside of the industry.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 3, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

On-Demand Shipping Firm Shyp Calls It Quits

Kevin Gibbon Gibbon at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2015 (TechCrunch/Flickr)

Shyp, a Silicon Valley packaging and delivery startup that promised to make shipping almost anything anywhere around the world as easy as two taps on a smartphone, has shut down after four years in business.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 2, 2018
Business

Tom Garrison, Former CEO of American Freightways, Dies at 57

Tom Garrison, the former president and CEO of American Freightways Inc., died at his home in Harrison, Ark., on Feb. 11. He was 57.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
February 27, 2018
Business

Element Names Acting CEO, Rejects Possible Sale

The board of directors of Element Fleet Management Corp. named Dan Jauernig acting CEO and has rejected a proposal from some of its shareholders that it explore a possible sale of the business.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
February 12, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

Descartes Acquires Aljex to Broaden Freight Broker Capabilities

Descartes Systems Group acquired Aljex Software Inc. for $32.4 million, a move that expands the Waterloo, Ontario-based tech company’s services for freight brokers and carriers.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
February 2, 2018

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