Daniel P. Bearth

Business, Technology

Dynamo Launches Founders Camp for Entrepreneurs

Anna Mason Investor Anna Mason talks with entrepreneurs in Chattanooga, Tenn. (Santosh Sankar, Dynamo)

Dynamo, a transportation and logistics-oriented venture capital fund based in Chattanooga, Tenn., is launching a Founders Camp for entrepreneurs with ideas for transforming global trade and commerce.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
May 15, 2018
Business

Americold Bullish About Prospects After First Earnings Report Since IPO

An Americold warehouse Americold

Americold, a global operator of temperature-controlled warehouses, issued its first quarterly earnings report since becoming a publicly owned company in January and it wasn’t pretty, at least on the surface.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
May 10, 2018
Business

Doyle Coatney, Longtime Owner of Acme Truck Line, Dies at Age 82

Doyle Coatney, the longtime owner and CEO of Acme Truck Line in Gretna, La., died May 1. He was 82.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
May 10, 2018
Business

Harris Saunders, Truck Leasing Executive, First Trala Chairman, Dies at Age 93

Harris Saunders Jr., the former head of Saunders Leasing System and picked to be the first chairman of the Truck Renting and Leasing Association in 1978, died May 6. He was 93.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
May 10, 2018
Business, Logistics

Radiant Logistics Profits Slump as Transportation Costs Rise

Radiant Logistics, a provider of domestic and international freight forwarding, truck and rail brokerage, warehousing and order fulfillment services, reported lower profits in the fiscal third quarter despite a buoyant freight market that pushed up gross revenues 12.2% in the three months ended March 31.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
May 10, 2018
Business

NPTC Elects Carol Heinowski Chair of Board of Directors

Meijer truck Carol Heinowski, logistics manager and head of safety and compliance at Meijer Inc., was elected chairman of the NPTC. (TT file photo)

Carol Heinowski, logistics manager and head of safety and compliance at Meijer Inc., was elected chairman of the National Private Truck Council at its Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition in Cincinnati April 29-May 1.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
May 9, 2018
Business

Trucks Converge in Lancaster, Pa., for Mother’s Day Make-A-Wish Convoy

Santiago Gonzalez Driver Santiago Gonzalez (center) and Ben Lee, Make-A-Wish regional director, hold an event banner with a TV reporter. (Make-A-Wish)

More than 530 truck drivers and their tractor-trailer rigs converged on Lancaster, Pa., on May 13 for the 29th Annual Mother’s Day Truck Convoy to raise money for Make-A-Wish Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
May 8, 2018
Business

Expeditors Reports Higher Profits, Strong Revenue Growth in First Quarter

Expeditors International Expeditors International

Expeditors International of Washington reported a big jump in profits in the first quarter of 2018 as demand for ocean and airfreight forwarding services grew in response to a booming global economy.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
May 8, 2018
Business

NPTC Presents Awards for Leadership, Safety, Professional Certification

NPTC SmartDrive Vice President of Industry Relations Mike Stapleton (left), Norris and CEO/President Gary Petty (NPTC)

CINCINNATI — The National Private Truck Council recognized industry professionals for contributions to the organization and the private trucking industry at its Education Management Conference and Exhibition here April 30-May 2.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
May 4, 2018
Business, Technology

Tech Vendors Offer Help to Reduce Driver Delays

Walmart Walmart trailers at a loading dock (George Frey/Bloomberg News)

CINCINNATI — Tight capacity and new electronic logging requirements are forcing shippers to explore new ways to minimize detention time for truck drivers, but technology suppliers attending the National Private Truck Council’s annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition here are ready to help.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
May 2, 2018

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