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, Technology, Equipment

Hino Trucks Unveils New Class 4-7 Models

Hino Hino's Dominik Beckman. (Anneliese Mahoney/Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — Hino Trucks unveiled its new M Series Class 4 and Class 5 trucks, and new L Series Class 6 and 7 conventional trucks, at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show on Oct. 28.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 28, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

UPS to Upgrade Health Care-Dedicated Warehouse Network

UPS CNG truck UPS Inc.

UPS Inc. will add major upgrades to its health care-dedicated warehouse and distribution network, according to an Oct. 28 news release.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 28, 2019
Business, Equipment, Logistics

United Road Acquires Truck Hauler Team Drive-Away

A United Road hauler A United Road Services carhauler. (United Road Services)

Auto hauler United Road acquired Team Drive-Away, a company that specializes in moving new and used Class 8 trucks, United Road said.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 28, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

FlowBelow Announces Deals with Daimler, Navistar

FlowBelow Gordon Virginski, FlowBelow vice president of OEM and dealer programs, speaks to the audience. (Anneliese Mahoney/Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — FlowBelow Aero Inc., a manufacturer of aerodynamic products for tractors and trailers, said it has secured deals with truck makers Daimler Trucks North America and Navistar Inc.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 27, 2019
Business, Logistics

Universal Logistics Reports Net Loss of $8.4 Million

Universal Logistics Holdings truck Despite reporting a net loss of $8.4 million in the third quarter, revenue was up over the year-ago period. (Universal Logistics Holdings Inc.)

Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. reported a third-quarter net loss of $8.4 million, compared with $15.1 million net income in the third quarter of 2018.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 25, 2019
Business, Logistics

Werner Reports $39 Million in Net Income, Second-Best Q3

Werner Enterprises Inc. truck Werner reported net income of $39 million in the third quarter, down from $47.5 million in 2018. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Werner Enterprises Inc. reported smaller profits in the third quarter of 2019 but said the period was still the second-best Q3 in company history.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 25, 2019

Landstar Profits Down 10.9% to $152.6 Million in Q3

Landstar truck Landstar System Inc.

Landstar System Inc. said weakening manufacturing activity and softer freight-hauling demand led to smaller profits in the third quarter of 2019.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 24, 2019
Business

Knight-Swift’s Q3 Net Income Down 29.5% to $74.6 Million

A Knight Transportation truck A Knight Transportation truck on Interstate 65 in Sellersburg, Ind. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. officials reported $74.6 million in net income for the quarter ended Sept. 30, a decrease of 29.5% from $105.9 million in the same period a year before, according to an Oct. 23 earnings news release.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 23, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Covenant Transportation Posts $3.2 Million Net Loss in Q3

Covenant truck Covenant Transport

Covenant Transportation Group Inc. reported a net loss of $3.2 million in the third quarter of 2019, compared with net income of $11.6 million in the same quarter of 2018.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 22, 2019
Business, Equipment

With Eye on Future, Continental Opens Mississippi Tire Plant

Continental tire plant Continental's new tire plant in Clinton, Miss. (Continental)

German tire manufacturer Continental AG celebrated the grand opening of its first plant dedicated to truck tires, the company said in an Oct. 16 news release.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 22, 2019

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