health care

Business, Logistics

Andlauer Healthcare to Acquire Boyle, Skelton USA

Boyle truck A Boyle Transportation and a UPS truck at Pfizer's Kalamazoo, Mich., plant. (Absolute Video of Kalamazoo)

T.F. Boyle Transportation, a truckload carrier and provider of specialized transportation logistics, is being acquired by health care supply chain specialist Andlauer Healthcare Group Inc. in a deal valued at $80 million.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 8, 2021

Understanding the Global Distribution of a Cure in Real-Time

With a new administration comes a new plan, 100 million vaccines in 100 days. Who is helping to get us there and how? Vice President of Global Healthcare Strategy and Marketing for UPS, Dan Gagnon, joins TT's Dan Ronan to discuss the global rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, cooperating with companies like FedEx for national distribution efforts, and whether this will be a defining moment for UPS.

February 16, 2021
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx, UPS Tell Senators of Vaccine Distribution Readiness

FedEx and UPS airplanes FedEx and UPS executives were asked about logistical plans regarding COVID-19 vaccines by the Senate Transportation and Safety Subcommittee. (Left: FedEx Corp.; Right: John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Two of the country’s largest freight firms reassured federal lawmakers of their preparedness in helping to deliver COVID-19 vaccines as early as this month.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
December 8, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Truck Drivers Could Be Among Earliest to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Man getting a shot from a doctor As many as 40 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccination could be administered by the end of the year, according to a committee within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Geber86/Getty Images)

Truck drivers and other workers in critical and essential jobs could be among the earliest people to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 30, 2020
Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

UPS, FedEx Gear Up to Ship COVID-19 Vaccine When Ready

Vaccine The logistics of storing and shipping vaccines are complicated. (Meyer & Meyer/Getty Images)

UPS and FedEx are among the companies hard at work on strategies to ship a COVID-19 vaccine safely around the world once it is ready.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
August 6, 2020
Business, Safety

Fleets Can Support Drivers’ Mental Health Through Awareness, Communication

Trucker looking out window More than 17 million American adults experience depression, and truckers are about twice as likely to experience it, according to Kirleen Neely, psychotherapist and CEO at San Antonio-based Logistics Mental Health. (Getty Images)

Truck drivers sometimes bear the image of being “tough” and impervious to emotional stresses, a perception that doesn’t always lend itself to open discussions about mental health. But truckers and their employers are working to change that image.

Katie Pyzyk | Special to Transport Topics
March 13, 2020
Business, Safety

Driver Productivity Can Be Boosted by Addressing Health, Stress

Person getting blood pressure checked High blood pressure is one example of a medical condition that could keep a trucker from getting a full two-year certification from the U.S. Department of Transportation. (Getty Images)

When drivers and employees at PetroChoice Holdings want to take a sick day, or just take time off for any reason, all they have to do is inform their boss they will be taking “PTO,” or paid time off.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
July 8, 2019

Silver Oak Leads Recapitalization of North American Roofing

Lower-middle market private equity firm Silver Oak Services Partners has announced it is leading the recapitalization of North American Roofing, in partnership with management and co-investors, per a Nov. 21 press release.

November 30, 2018
Government, Business

Capitol Agenda for the Week of Oct. 16: American Delight

Rep. Pete Roskam Rep. Pete Roskam via YouTube

Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) was delighted to tell a gathering in Washington recently why Americans are delightful people. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 16, 2017

Editorial: Our Industry, Front and Center

If you have a copy of the Oct. 16 extra-large issue of Transport Topics, there’s a decent chance you’re attending American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference & Exhibition in Orlando since that is the special edition that is distributed at the event. Either that, or you’re a regular subscriber. In either case, we’re grateful for your interest in being up-to-date on what’s going on in the trucking industry. And there’s a lot going on.

October 12, 2017