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Digital Freight Sector Responds to Coronavirus Outbreak

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Digital freight-matching companies are taking a proactive approach to confronting the coronavirus as the outbreak worsens.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
March 23, 2020
Business, Logistics

Mark-It Express Logistics Acquires Spirit Trucking

Mark-It Express Logistics Chicago-based Mark-It Express was founded in 2009 and offers intermodal trucking and freight brokerage services. (Dennis Jourdan Photography)

Mark-It Express Logistics is expanding operations with the acquisition of the operating assets of Spirit Trucking Co., the company announced Jan. 17.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 21, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

Sherwood, Fr8Hub to Move Loads From Laredo, Texas

Sherwood Food Distributors announced it selected Fr8Hub to help move loads out of Laredo, Texas.

September 30, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

C.H. Robinson Beats Wall Street Expectations With 1Q Earnings

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Freight broker and produce distributor C.H. Robinson Worldwide beat Wall Street profit expectations, even as it saw first-quarter total revenue decline 4.4% to $3.75 billion compared with $3.92 billion in the first quarter of 2018.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 1, 2019
Business, Logistics

Warehouse Operator Burris Logistics to Acquire Trinity Logistics

Burris Logistics A Burris Freight Management truck. (Burris Freight Management)

Burris Logistics and Trinity Logistics have agreed to a merger that will combine a $3 billion refrigerated warehousing and food distribution business based in Milford, Del., with a top-ranked non-asset based freight brokerage firm less than 30 miles away in Seaford, Del.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 9, 2019
Business, Logistics

Gryphon Investors Buys Majority Stake in Nolan Transportation Group

Private equity firm Gryphon Investors added to its logistics portfolio with the purchase of a majority stake in Atlanta-based freight broker Nolan Transportation Group for an undisclosed amount.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
January 7, 2019
Business, Logistics

Forager Logistics Launches as Cross-Border Freight Broker

The cross-border freight brokerage and logistics service field has a new player in Forager Logistics. The Chicago-based company will focus on servicing supply chain networks in the automotive and aerospace industries, according to a Jan. 3 press release.

January 4, 2019
Business, Technology, TCA

Dupré Logistics to Restructure its Strategic Services After Growth

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Lafayette-based Dupré Logistics’ Strategic Capacity Services has launched a regional reorganization that will include adding personnel after experiencing significant growth in the past two years.

Adam Daigle | The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.)
November 1, 2018
Business, Logistics

Two Investment Firms Acquire Anderson Cargo Services

Two private equity investment firms have come together to acquire Anderson Cargo Services, a St. Paul, Minn.-based logistics firm.

October 31, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Haven Launches Platform to Aid Carriers, Shippers With Bookings

Software company Haven announced the launch of Origin, a carrier-neutral product that offers a streamlined booking process for carriers and forwarders.

October 29, 2018