Jim Stinson

Jim Stinson

Staff Reporter

@jimstinson

Jim received a business bachelor's degree from Boston University. He attended Indiana University and received a master's degree in journalism, and since then has been a business reporter, an Indiana Statehouse reporter, an editorial writer and a White House reporter.


Business, Logistics, Breaking News, Top 100

FedEx Ends Ground-Delivery Deal With Amazon

fedex FedEx has moved to cut ties with Amazon. (Christopher Lee/Bloomberg News)

FedEx Corp. is ending its ground-service delivery contract with Amazon.com, a sign the delivery giant is pulling away from the largest U.S. e-commerce company and focusing on other clients in the market, such as Walmart and Walgreens.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 7, 2019
Business

U.S. Xpress Posts Steep Drop in Net Income in 2Q

U.S. XPress truck drives by headquarters TT File Photo

U.S. Xpress Enterprises reported a steep drop in net income in the second quarter of 2019, with a posting of $2.9 million for the period ended June 30.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 6, 2019
Business, Fuel

TravelCenters of America Reports Higher Net Income, Revenue as Fuel Sales Jump

TravelCenters of America sign TravelCenters of America

TravelCenters of America Inc. reported net income of $1.21 million, or 15 cents per share, in the quarter ended June 30.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 6, 2019
Business

Daseke Posts Net Loss but Revenue Jumps 20% in 2Q

A Daseke Central Oregon Truck Co. tractor transporting a flatbed load Daseke's Central Oregon Truck Co. tractor transports a flatbed load. (Daseke Inc.)

Daseke Inc. reported a net loss of $6.4 million, or 10 cents per share, in the quarter ended June 30, compared with net income of $13.5 million, or 22 cents per share, in the year-ago quarter.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 6, 2019
Business, Logistics

Expeditors Reports Higher Net Income, Revenue in 2Q

Expeditors International of Washington sign Expeditors reported 2Q net income increased 9% percent over the same period a year ago. (Expeditors International)

Expeditors International of Washington Inc. on Aug. 6 reported net income rose to $153 million, or 88 cents per share. That’s up 9% from $140.6 million, or 79 cents a share, in the same quarter a year ago.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 6, 2019
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Orders in July Sink to Lowest Level Since 2010

Trucks on a lot John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Class 8 orders were down to their lowest level since 2010 in July, according to preliminary numbers from ACT Research.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 5, 2019
Business, Fuel

Diesel Falls 0.2¢ to $3.032 a Gallon

Diesel pump Thinkstock

The U.S. average retail price of diesel continued to drop Aug. 5, falling 0.2 cent to $3.032 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported July 29.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 5, 2019
Business

Schneider Income Down as It Shutters Its First to Final Mile Service

Schneider truck Schneider profit was down 48% in the second quarter from a year ago. (Schneider)

Schneider National Inc. reported lower net income and revenue for its second quarter, as it announced the closure of its First to Final Mile service after disappointing performance.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 1, 2019
Business

Allison Transmission Posts 4% Increase in Net Income for 2Q

Allison Transmission manufacturing plant Workers at an Allison Transmission manufacturing plant. (Allison Transmission)

Allison Transmission Holdings, the largest global provider of commercial fully-automatic transmissions, reported net income for the second quarter was up 4% to $181 million, compared with $174 million for the same period in 2018, according to a July 31 earnings release.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 1, 2019
Business

Wabash Net Income Dips 2.9% in 2Q; Revenue Sets Record

Wabash National factory worker Wabash factory worker by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Wabash National Corp. on July 31 reported net income of $30.96 million in the second quarter, down 2.9% from $31.9 million in the same period of 2018.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
July 31, 2019

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