Equipment, Safety

Old Dominion Highlights Safety Through Forklift Rodeos

Old Dominion Freight Line forklift competition The competition consists of a six-stage course with obstacles that simulate scenarios the operators might see on a daily basis. Within the course, one or two trip problems are placed to try and trip up operators. (Old Dominion Freight Line)

Old Dominion Freight Line has been steadily growing its internal Forklift Rodeo competition. What began as a single event at its Salt Lake City service center in 2016 has grown into ODFL hosting seven or eight a year.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
May 1, 2019
Business

Old Dominion Reports Record 2Q

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Less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line saw its second-quarter net income increase by 66%, jumping to $163.4 million compared with $98.4 million in the same period a year ago. On a per-share basis, net profit was $1.99, compared with $1.20 last spring.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
July 26, 2018
Business

Old Dominion Names Greg Gantt CEO

Old Dominion TT File Photo

Less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. will soon have a changing of the guard.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
March 14, 2018
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
Business, Equipment

Old Dominion Freight Line to Give Away World Series Tickets in Trailer Contest

View of Old Dominion Freight Line's baseball-laden truck Old Dominion Freight Line Inc.

How many baseballs could fit into a 28-foot dry van trailer? It’s a question many people in trucking probably haven’t considered and one that those outside of the industry certain never pondered.

July 10, 2017
Business

Old Dominion Earnings Rise in Third Quarter

Old Dominion Freight Line

Old Dominion Freight Line reported stronger earnings for the third quarter with net income up 1.4% compared to a year ago at this time, overcoming an overall drop in tonnage and shipments.

October 27, 2016
Business

Old Dominion Freight Line Posts Weaker 2Q Earnings

Old Dominion Freight Line

Old Dominion Freight Line posted weaker earnings in the second quarter with profits falling 5% year-over-year after decreases in less-than-truckload tonnage, pounds per shipment and fuel surcharges.

July 28, 2016
Business

Old Dominion Puts Brakes on Plan for Illinois Truck Depot

John Trapp sat in a second row seat at an Aurora City, Illinois, Council meeting quietly watching — which belied how he really felt.

Steve Lord | The Beacon-News (Aurora, Ill.)
July 14, 2016
Business

Old Dominion Freight Line Works With N.Y. Town to Cut Night Glare

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Old Dominion Freight Line representatives returned to Glenville, N.Y., earlier this month to see what can be done about the glare of the lights at its facility, which bothers nearby residents.

Kate Seckinger | The Daily Gazette (Schenectady, N.Y.)
March 22, 2016
Business

Old Dominion Freight Line Posts Third Quarter Profit

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Old Dominion Freight Line reported third-quarter income increased 29.5% and posted record revenue on increased market share.

October 30, 2014

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