Con-way, ODFL, YRC Freight Join uShip LTL Marketplace


Online freight marketplace uShip announced April 16 that three national less-than-truckload carriers have committed to join uShip’s shipper-direct LTL spot rate marketplace.

April 16, 2014

Apex Freight Acquires Colorado Logistics Firm

Apex Freight Services said it has acquired Evergreen, Colo.-based third-party logistics firm Timberline Freight Services. Terms were not disclosed.

August 6, 2013

Roadrunner Buys Expedited Freight Systems Inc.

Roadrunner Transportation

Roadrunner Transportation Systems said Monday it has acquired less-than-truckload provider Expedited Freight Systems Inc. for about $10 million.

August 14, 2012

LTL Fleets Boost Profits on Higher Tonnage, Price Gains

Tonnage and pricing improvements in the second quarter helped many less-than-truckload fleets boost their profits significantly in the quarter.

August 6, 2012

Higher Volumes Boost LTL Profits in 1Q Despite Rising Fuel Prices, Bad Weather

Freight volumes and rates rose enough to overcome weather and fuel-price increase headwinds, four publicly traded less-than-truckload carriers said last week, reporting improved first-quarter results.

May 2, 2011

Fourth-Quarter LTL Results Improve as Pricing, Truck Tonnage Gain

Seven of the eight publicly traded less-than-truckload carriers reported improved financial performance in the fourth quarter, as pricing and tonnage gained across the industry, giving hope for better 2011 results.

February 14, 2011

Tight Truckload Capacity May Boost Slow-Moving LTL Recovery

Second-quarter earnings reports from the less-than-truckload sector show a tepid recovery compared with truckload companies, although executives said tightening truckload supply could divert freight into LTL terminals.

August 9, 2010

Roadrunner Raises $148 Million to Repay Debt Through Trucking’s First IPO Since 2003

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc., Cudahy, Wis., has completed trucking’s first initial public stock offering since 2003, raising $148.4 million to repay debt as the company considers acquisition.

May 24, 2010