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TransForce's TL Division Buys Chicago-Based Brokerage

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Truckload carrier Transport America purchased a majority stake in Optimal Freight, a Chicago-based brokerage, the carrier said Dec. 1.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
December 1, 2015
Business

Bison Transport Appoints New Chairman, President

Bison Transport

Bison Transport, based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, appointed Don Streuber executive chairman and said he would retain his duties as CEO. He most recently was president.

September 16, 2015
Business

Transport United Buys North & South Logistics

Transport United Inc., which offers less-than-truckload and other freight services, announced the acquisition of North & South Logistics Inc., a freight broker, to add non-asset-based services.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
July 31, 2015
Business

Keith Klein to Succeed Scott Arves as Transport America's President

Arves, Klein via LinkedIn

Keith Klein will succeed Scott Arves as president of truckload carrier Transport America on June 1, the company announced May 4.

May 4, 2015
Business

Three Elephants Transported by Truck from Calgary Zoo to D.C.

Annalisa Meyer, Smithsonian's National Zoo

Pandas are frequent fliers on FedEx Corp. and UPS Inc., but for moving elephants 2,480 miles across North America, the zoos in Washington, D.C., and Calgary, Alberta, chose heavy-duty tractors pulling drop-deck trailers to transport three adult female Asian elephants.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
May 28, 2014
Business

J.B. Hunt’s 1Q Income Drops 6%

Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News

J.B. Hunt Transport Services’ net income slipped 6% in the first quarter to $68.7 million, or 58 cents per share, from $73.3 million, or 61 cents per share, due to winter weather that raised costs and reduced revenue growth.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
April 14, 2014
Business, Government

Former Trucker Derrickson Named Director of Delaware Motor Transport Association

Delaware Motor Transport Association announced that M. Lee Derrickson, a former trucker and driver-training instructor, has taken over as executive director.

February 17, 2014
Perspective, Business

Opinion: Trucking’s Single Most Authoritative Voice

This Opinion piece appears in the Feb. 3 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today.

By Bill Graves

February 3, 2014
Business

Abramson Departs as Publisher; Mason Takes Reins of TTPG

American Trucking Associations announced the departure of Howard Abramson as publisher and editorial director of Transport Topics Publishing Group and the appointment of Jeff Mason to head up the publishing unit.

January 20, 2014
Business

Abramson Departs as Publisher; Mason Takes Reins of TTPG

American Trucking Associations announced the departure of Howard Abramson as publisher and editorial director of Transport Topics Publishing Group and the appointment of Jeff Mason to head up the publishing unit.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
January 17, 2014

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