Truckload Carriers Report Mixed 1Q, But Expect Improvements for Rest of Year

Comments with first-quarter earnings reports issued last week continued to trigger optimism about a pickup in freight in 2014, though severe winter weather dampened results for several prominent truckload fleets.

April 28, 2014

P.A.M. Swings to First-Quarter Profit

P.A.M. Transportation Services reported first-quarter net income of $1.36 million, or 17 cents per share, turning around a loss of $450,000, or 5 cents, in the prior year.

April 23, 2014

Universal Truckload Expects 1Q Profit to Decline

Universal Truckload Services Inc. said it expects its first-quarter earnings to be in the range of 23 to 27 cents per share, down from 38 cents a share in the same quarter last year.

March 25, 2014

Universal Truckload’s 4Q Earnings Jump

Universal Truckload Services Inc. said its net income rose in both the fourth quarter of 2013 and the full year.

February 21, 2014
Business, Logistics

Universal Truckload Sees 3Q Net Income Fall

Universal Truckload Services Inc. said its net income in the third quarter dropped 8.7% to $13.7 million or 46 cents a share, from $15 million, or 50 cents, a year prior.

October 24, 2013
Special Coverage, Business

TCA Considers Insurance, Driver Coercion Issues

ORLANDO, Fla. — Officials with the Truckload Carriers Association said they are evaluating how to address potential federal government changes to insurance limits, the issue of driver coercion and expanding the interstate driver corps to include 18-to-21 year olds.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
October 19, 2013

Leonard’s Express to Buy Diamond State Warehousing & Distribution

New York-based trucking company Leonard’s Express said it has agreed to buy Diamond State Warehousing & Distribution.

August 30, 2013

Truckload Carriers Report Mixed Results, Agree 2Q Freight Demand Was Weaker

Several of the country’s largest publicly traded truckload carriers reported a mixture of modest profit declines and some gains for the second quarter, with most citing a soft freight market.

July 29, 2013
Business, Logistics

Universal Truckload’s Profit Improves

Universal Truckload Services’ second-quarter operating income rose from a year ago.

July 26, 2013
Business, Logistics

Universal Truckload’s Profit Declines

Universal Truckload Services’ first-quarter income fell from a year ago on a change in tax status, the truckload carrier said.

April 25, 2013