Making sure flatbed cargo is secured for transit goes beyond meeting applicable regulations, which cannot cover every contingency, experts contend.
Daseke Inc. experienced an increase in revenue but a decline in earnings year-over-year during the fourth quarter of 2022, the company reported Feb. 6.February 6, 2023
Loadsmart launched a platform in partnership with The Home Depot that helps facilitate flatbed backhauls by focusing on supply, the companies announced Sept. 29.September 29, 2021
Refrigerated carriers posted uneven results in 2018 with several firms generating double-digit gains and others seeing a drop in revenue.
Flatbed carriers haul a wide variety of cargo, but securing that cargo requires extra work from drivers. To attract and retain those drivers, flatbed companies said they’re offering incentives and investing heavily in equipment and training to ensure loads are properly secured.
Daseke Inc. reported a profit for the first time since it became a publicly traded company last winter, reversing losses as a private entity one year ago and two quarters in the red in 2017.
The Commerce Department slapped a 20.83% tariff on Canadian softwood lumber Nov. 2, a decision that may boost the U.S. flatbed market but suppress demand for trucking and railroad companies that operate across the nation’s northern border.
Titanium Transportation Group has acquired Canadian dry van truckload and flatbed carrier Xpress Group, based in Windsor, Ontario, for C$3.1 million in cash and the assumption of C$5.2 million in debt.
Flatbed group Daseke Inc. purchased its fourth motor carrier this year, bringing R&R Trucking into the corporation and adding defense transportation to its capabilities.