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LTLs ArcBest, Saia Echo Old Dominion’s Strong Second-Quarter Results

Saia-ArcBest TT File Photo

ArcBest Corp. and Saia Inc. followed Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. in producing impressive second-quarter results among less-than-truckload fleets.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
July 28, 2017
Business, Logistics

Ward Transport Launches Improved Expedited LTL Service

Ward Trucking Ward Trucking

Ward Transport & Logistics Corp., based in Altoona, Pa., announced it is offering real-time quotes and truck availability for expedited shipments.

July 17, 2017
Business

LTLs Due to Report 2Q Revenue Growth, Yields; Execs Pleased With First Half of 2017

Brad Jacobs XPO Logistics

LTLs benefited from a robust second quarter with revenue growth and stronger volumes and yields year-over-year, according to industry analysts and executives.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
July 12, 2017
Logistics

ArcBest Becomes Latest LTL to Embrace Dimensional-Based Pricing

ABF Freight TT File Photo

ArcBest Corp. is the latest less-than-truckload carrier to embrace dimensional-based pricing and is scheduled to institute the new program on Aug. 1.

June 30, 2017
Business

Meyers to Close Canadian LTL Operations

Meyers Transportation Services announced it is shutting down its less-than-truckload freight carrier operating in Canada after 90 years in business due to poor economic conditions and increased competition in the market.

January 12, 2017
Business

Third Quarter LTL Results Mixed; YRC Tumbles, Others Gain

TT File Photo

Less-than-truckload companies re- ported mixed results in the third- quarter as the carriers battle lower tonnage and shipments compared with a year ago.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 31, 2016
Business

LTLs Post Lower Results During Challenging 4Q

Roadrunner Transportation Systems

Less-than-truckload carriers remained profitable during the fourth quarter but had a tougher time operating compared with earlier periods in 2015 as well as the final quarter of 2014, recent earnings statements show.    

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
February 8, 2016
Business

Most LTL Profits Rise in 2Q, Lifted by Higher Freight Rates

John Sommers II for TT

Second-quarter earnings in the less-than-truckload sector mostly trended upward, fleets said last week, although profitability at the third-largest LTL carrier, Con-way Freight, declined by 16%.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
August 3, 2015
Business

Profits Jump Sharply for LTL Carriers as Shipment Volumes Increase in 4Q

Russ MacNeil

Fourth-quarter profits rose sharply at five publicly traded less-than-truckload carriers, buoyed by strong shipment growth across the sector.

February 9, 2015
Business

LTLs Report Higher Second-Quarter Profits as Business Conditions Continue to Improve

All but one publicly traded less-than-truckload operation capitalized on improving industry conditions to help companies to achieve higher second-quarter profits.

August 4, 2014

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