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Heartland Express’ 1Q Income Improves

Heartland Express

Heartland Express said its first-quarter profit rose 19% from a year ago.

Transport Topics
April 16, 2013
Business

Fastfrate Acquired by Investment Firm

Investment firm Tepper Holdings said it has acquired a majority stake in Canadian carrier Consolidated Fastfrate from private equity firm Fenway Partners. Terms were not disclosed.

Transport Topics
March 18, 2013
Business

Worldwide Express, Ward Trucking Set Partnership for Eastern LTL Shipments

Package carrier Worldwide Express said Thursday that less-than-truckload carrier Ward Trucking will provide Worldwide’s customers with LTL service throughout the eastern United States.

Transport Topics
February 14, 2013
Business

USA Truck Reports Fourth-Quarter Loss

USA Truck reported a fourth-quarter loss of $3.1 million, or 30 cents per share, compared with a loss of $4.4 million, or 42 cents, a year ago.

Transport Topics
February 1, 2013
Business

Trucking Industry Honors Veterans During ‘Wreaths Across America Day’

Michael Card/ATA

A convoy of trucks delivered 34 truckloads of wreaths on Saturday to Arlington National Cemetery, where they were placed by gravesides by thousands of volunteers during “Wreaths Across America Day.”

Transport Topics
December 17, 2012
Business, Logistics

Universal Truckload’s 3Q Profit Improves

Universal Truckload Services said its third-quarter net income rose slightly from a year ago.

Transport Topics
October 26, 2012
Business

Brenny Wins 2012 Award From Women in Trucking

Brenny (center) with Voie (left) and Navistar’s Phyllis Cochran.

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Joyce Brenny received the second Influential Woman in Trucking award, which recognized her contributions to trucking and commitment to people in the industry.

March 12, 2012
Business

Truckload Leaders Urge Changes in Assessing Value of Loads

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The increasing need to conserve driver hours, coupled with the spread of electronic onboard recorders and analytical tools, are driving more fleets to adopt a new yardstick, revenue per hour, to measure productivity, industry officials said.

March 12, 2012
Business

Pa. Truckload Carrier Atkinson Freight Shuts Doors

After battling rivals and rising costs for years, Northeast regional truckload hauler Atkinson Freight Lines has shut its doors.

Greg Johnson | Staff Reporter
February 24, 2012
Business

4Q Earnings of Five Truckload Carriers Rise

Five publicly traded truckload carriers have reported higher quarterly earnings, helped by higher rates and improved productivity.

January 30, 2012

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