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

U.S. Xpress, CRST Outline Expanded Services

ATLANTA — Large truckload carriers U.S. Xpress Enterprises and CRST International last week said they are expanding their team-driver service offerings to tap the refrigerated truckload market for produce shipments.

November 21, 2011

P.A.M.’s Third-Quarter Loss Widens

P.A.M. Transportation Services reported a third-quarter loss of $1.7 million, or 19 cents per share, compared with a loss of $500,000, or 5 cents, a year ago.

October 31, 2011

Higher Fuel Costs Lower 1Q Earnings, But Many Fleets Top Year-Ago Results

Sharply higher fuel prices put a significant dent in first-quarter earnings for truckload fleets, but seven of the eight companies that have reported thus far still managed to top year-earlier results.

April 25, 2011

TCA Supports Electronic Logs

SAN DIEGO — An industry consensus appears to be emerging in support of electronic logging devices to monitor driver hours but not truck performance, as the Truckload Carriers Association endorsed that technology last week and American Trucking Associations moved in the same direction.

March 21, 2011

Gary Salisbury Elected TCA Chairman

Gary Salisbury, president and CEO of Fikes Truck Line, Hope, Ark., was elected chairman of the Truckload Carriers Association for 2011-2012 at TCA’s annual meeting in San Diego.

March 17, 2011

CalArk CEO Gorman Wins Women in Trucking Award

Rochelle Gorman, CEO of CalArk International, received the first Influential Woman in Trucking award this week at the Truckload Carriers Association meeting in San Diego.

March 16, 2011

P.A.M. Reports Smaller Fourth-Quarter Loss

Truckload carrier P.A.M. Transportation Services said its fourth-quarter loss was smaller than a year ago.

February 9, 2011

Profits at Truckload Fleets Jump, Propelled By Improving Rates

Profits increased sharply at most of the eight publicly traded truckload carriers that issued earnings reports last week, with gains coming mostly through rate increases rather than volume growth in the uneven, but modestly growing, freight market.

January 31, 2011

P.A.M. Reports Third-Quarter Loss

P.A.M. Transportation Services reported a third-quarter loss Wednesday, citing a softer freight market and increased costs.

October 27, 2010