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Business, Technology, Logistics

Banyan Debuts LTL Freight Pricing App

Freight pricing data provider Banyan Technology has launched a real-time data connectivity platform called Insights that is designed to help less-than-truckload carriers balance and maximize capacity on their networks, and also provide measurable savings for shippers, the company said.

July 21, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics

AMA Transportation Hires Carrier Logistics to Manage LTL Software

Carrier Logistics Inc., a provider of freight management software for less-than-truckload fleets, said that AMA Transportation Co. Inc. has implemented its FACTS solution to modernize its business processes and improve productivity.

September 30, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

AAA Cooper to Offer Wider Visibility Options

AAA Cooper Transportation said it will further less-than-truckload visibility with a new program, Action Trac.

July 12, 2019
Business, Top 100

LTL, Parcel Fleets Grow, but Outlook Mixed in Other Sectors

FedEx trucks John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Revenue gains for less-than-truckload carriers were solid in 2018, with momentum coming from increased manufacturing activity and retail sales, along with the loss of competition in some markets due to the shutdown of New England Motor Freight.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Staff Writer
June 24, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

LTL Carriers See Slower Growth, but Economic Outlook Remains Positive

Old Dominion Freight Line double trailer Old Dominion's first-quarter profit climbed 22% from a year earlier. (Old Dominion Freight Line)

Less-than-truckload carriers are settling into a more modest growth scenario as 2019 unfolds, with widely shared expectations that a still-solid U.S. economy and favorable industry fundamentals will keep fleets on a positive course.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
June 24, 2019
Business, Logistics

Manitoulin Transport Buys Yukon Business in Latest Acquisition

Manitoulin big rig Manitoulin has recently been buying companies — mostly Canadian — to expand its North American footprint. (Manitoulin Transport)

Manitoulin Transport has purchased Kluane Freight Lines Ltd.’s book of business and formed a joint venture with Chief Isaac Group of Cos., according to a Manitoulin news release.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
December 19, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

SMC3 Adds Volume LTL Pricing API

Packages on pallets in warehouse FreightSnap

SMC3, a knowledge hub for LTL transportation pricing data and technology, has added a tool to its platform.

October 18, 2018
Business, Logistics

Post Capital Partners, Management Team Up to Acquire Smith Transportation Services

Isaac Chalal Isaac Chalal, a vice president at Post Capital, said the investment reflects the firm’s “executive-first strategy.” (Post Capital Partners)

Smith Transportation Services, a company based in Sunrise, Fla., that specializes in “load-to-ride” service for shippers of less-than-truckload freight, is being purchased by a group of Smith’s top executives and the New York-based investment firm Post Capital Partners.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 10, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 100

LTL Carriers Refine, Expand Services

ABF truck pulls out from a loading dock An ABF truck pulls out from a loading dock. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Leaders at prominent less-than-truckload carriers are optimistic about the future as their companies adapt and expand services to capitalize on favorable long-term trends, such as the move toward smaller shipments and the growth of e-commerce.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
July 16, 2018
Business, Top 100

Legends of LTL Gather to Remember Achievements

LTL legends Executives who paved the way (from left): Bill G. Ward, Robert Young, Earl Congdon, Arthur Imperatore Sr., W.T. Cassels, Mack Dove and George Powell. (Murat Uzman)

PITTSBURGH — Charles Hammel III says he owes much of his family’s success in the trucking business to those who came before he and his brother Robert established Pitt Ohio Express in 1979.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
July 13, 2018

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