Quarterly Earnings


Daseke Reports 32% Increase in 1Q Revenue to $433 Million

Daseke flatbed Daseke's Central Oregon Truck Co. tractor transports a flatbed load. In the flatbed division, revenue increased 84.8% to $269.7 million compared with $184.9 million a year ago. (Daseke Inc.)

Flatbed and specialized carrier Daseke Inc. reported May 6 that first-quarter revenue increased 32% to $433 million, compared with $327.6 million in the same period last year, but posted a decline in earnings due to increased investments.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 6, 2019
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Ryder System Posts Robust First Quarter, Boosts Profit Forecast for 2019

Ryder truck Ryder says it expects earnings for the full year to be in the range of $5.28 to $5.58 a share, an increase from previous forecasts. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Ryder System posted higher earnings and strong sales growth in its dedicated and supply chain solutions businesses for the first quarter of 2019.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
May 3, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, Editorial

Editorial: Old Man Winter Can’t Stop Freight

With quarterly earnings underway, we’re getting a look at how the industry fared during the first three months of 2019, a year which some have predicted could mark the beginning of a cooldown from last year’s red-hot freight market. Turns out the start of this year for freight haulers wasn’t marked so much by a cooldown as it was cold and snowy weather.

Transport Topics
April 25, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

Amazon’s Profit Surges on Cloud Computing, Advertising Gains

Amazon flag The Amazon.com logo is displayed outside the company's fulfillment center in Kenosha, Wis. (Jim Young/Bloomberg News)

Amazon.com reported quarterly profit that exceeded analysts’ estimates, demonstrating the company’s focus on cloud computing, advertising and other high-margin businesses continues to pay off.

Matt Day | The Seattle Times
April 25, 2019

Landstar System Reports Record Per-Share Result in First Quarter

Landstar System Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Landstar System on April 24 reported a record first-quarter earnings per share price of $1.58 on net income of $63.3 million, which compares with $1.37 per share on income of $57.5 million during the same period a year ago — beating Wall Street expectations.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 24, 2019
Business, Equipment

Volvo Rides Higher Truck Revenue to First-Quarter Gains

Volvo truck Volvo Trucks North America

AB Volvo reported first-quarter net income and revenue rose as it brought in more money from truck sales in all markets.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
April 24, 2019
Business, Technology

Caterpillar Tops Estimates, but Investors See ‘Cracks’ in Other Businesses

Callaghan O'Hare/Bloomberg News

Impressive results in Caterpillar Inc.’s mining business weren’t enough to assuage investor concerns about the outlook for its other businesses for the rest of the year.

Joe Deaux | Bloomberg News
April 24, 2019
Business, Technology

Truckmaker Volvo Gains After Profit Surge Offsets Order Slowdown

Volvo Ore Huiying/Bloomberg News

Volvo Group rose after a jump in first-quarter profit helped to quell fears that demand is weakening in key markets.

Niclas Rolander | Bloomberg News
April 24, 2019
Business, Logistics

PepsiCo Shares Climb to Highest on Record

pepsi TT File Photo

Call it the nostalgia factor: PepsiCo Inc. is getting a boost from some of its classic brands. The snack and beverage giant posted quarterly results that beat estimates, sending shares to the highest since at least 1980.

Craig Giammona | Bloomberg News
April 17, 2019
Business, Logistics

Daseke Extends Run of 70% Revenue Growth to Five Straight Quarters

Daseke TT File Photo

Daseke Inc. reported March 9 that fourth-quarter revenue increased to $447 million from $257.2 million in the same period last year. The flatbed and specialized carrier said it represents the fifth consecutive quarter that year-over-year revenue growth has exceeded 70%.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 12, 2019