Private 100

Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Private Carriers Have Adjusted Their Operations for the Long Haul

Sysco Trucks Food distributors such as Sysco have quickly adjusted to shifting demand during the pandemic. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Our 2020 Top 100 Private Carriers list shows that the COVID-19 pan­demic is reshaping private carriers in ways that will last long after the novel coronavirus subsides.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
August 29, 2020
Business, Top 100

Insourcing Versus Outsourcing Final-Mile Transportation

Aaron's Delivery Truck Aaron's has opted to keep its delivery service in-house. (Wikicommons)

As demand for file-mile delivery continues to expand, retailers must decide whether to outsource home delivery to a third-party carrier or handle it in-house through a private fleet.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 26, 2019
Business

Private Fleets Seek Assistance With Compliance

Johm Sommers II for TT

Private fleet operators are increasingly using outside service providers to comply with a growing number of regulations and face pressure to adapt to an array of legal issues and business trends that go well beyond the traditional realm.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
August 29, 2016