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LTL Trucking Enters Summer With Strong Tailwinds

Old Dominion Freight Line truck on a city street Deutsche Bank's Amit Mehrotra predicts ODFL's second-quarter margin "will be the highest margin of any LTL company in the history of LTL." (Old Dominion Freight Line)

The less-than-truckload sector is moving through summer with strong tailwinds at its back, experts say.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 1, 2021
Business, Logistics

Sutton Transport Acquires E F Express

Sutton and E F trucks (Top) Sutton Transportation; (bottom) E F Express via Facebook

Sutton Transport Inc. announced June 24 that it has entered into an agreement to purchase E F Express.

June 28, 2021
Business, Logistics

Darrel Harris Named President of Yellow

YRC Freight truck YRC Freight is one of Yellow's four less-than-truckload brands. (Yellow Corp.)

Darrel Harris has been named president of Yellow Corp., six months after joining the Overland Park, Kan., company.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 13, 2021
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

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