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USA Truck Losses in Fourth Quarter 'Unacceptable,' New CEO Says

USA Truck

USA Truck Inc. lost money in the fourth quarter and for the full year in 2016, results that newly installed CEO James Reed criticized in a blunt assessment of the overall performance over the past 12 months.

February 7, 2017
Business

Truckload Profits Beat Estimates From Analysts in Quarter

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Truckload companies posted quarterly results that outperformed the negative predictions from industry analysts, although profits were lower for some.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
February 6, 2017
Business

Randy Rogers Out, James Reed Elevated to CEO at USA Truck

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USA Truck CEO Randy Rogers has been let go after only one year in the job and replaced by recently hired Chief Financial Officer James Reed, according to an announcement from the company's chairman of the board that highlighted the need to change approaches at the struggling truckload carrier.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
January 30, 2017
Business

USA Truck Launches Military Transition Program

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USA Truck in Van Buren, Arkansas, a national logistics company, has launched its Military Transition Apprenticeship Training Program to expand its outreach with U.S. military veterans.

John Lovett | Times Record (Fort Smith, Ark.)
January 24, 2017
Business

UPS Freight Partners With Truckers Against Trafficking

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Truckers Against Trafficking announced a partnership with UPS Freight that will train the carrier’s more than 8,000 drivers on how to recognize and respond to signs of human trafficking activity.

January 11, 2017
Business

Vote: Is 'Road Rage' Getting Worse? Florida Truckers Say So

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If commuters only understood. That is the prevailing mentality of truck drivers when it comes to courtesy, and the lack thereof, on Florida’s highways. Take our one-question poll on whether you think road rage is on the rise.

Benjamin Conarck | The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, Fla.)
January 6, 2017
Business

Whittington Steps Down as CEO; Middleton Takes Post at Grammer

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Charles “Shorty” Whittington has stepped down as CEO of Grammer Industries, and Bart Middleton has succeeded him, the Indiana-based hazardous materials carrier announced Nov. 30.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
December 5, 2016
Business, Fuel

Toyota Offers Hints of Its Heavy-Duty Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck

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Toyota is exploring a “semi-trailer truck application” of hydrogen fuel cell technology.

November 29, 2016
Business

Used-Truck Sales Improve in October

John Sommers II for TT

Used Class 8 truck same-dealer sales increased less than 10% in October compared with a year earlier, according ACT Research Co.

November 23, 2016
Business

Industry Changes Could Force Transport Firms to Adapt or Fail

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DALLAS — As emerging technologies and new business models transform the way freight moves, transportation firms will need to undergo a metamorphosis of their own to compete in this new world, executives said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
November 14, 2016

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