Business, Top 100

PepsiCo’s Sales Jump Most in a Decade as Restaurants Reopen

Pepsis on rack Paul Taggart/Bloomberg

PepsiCo Inc. reported the fastest sales growth in at least a decade and raised its forecast, benefiting from thirsty consumers returning to restaurants, bars and stadiums and others diving into bags of chips.

Brett Pulley | Bloomberg News
July 13, 2021
Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

Survey Finds Pandemic End Will Not Deter Online Shopping

UPS A UPS employee unloads boxes. (UPS Inc.)

Ware2Go, the on-demand fulfillment and warehousing provider founded by UPS Inc., said 89% of consumers plan to do as much or more of their shopping online even as restrictions that began at the height of the coronavirus pandemic begin to ease and stores reopen.

July 12, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Top 100

Werner Introduces New App for Drivers

Werner The Drive Werner Pro app offers drivers access to trip details and load statuses as well as other search options. (Werner Enterprises Inc.)

Werner Enterprises launched a new app to help make work easier for its professional drivers, the company announced July 9.

July 9, 2021
Business, Breaking News, Top 100

Knight-Swift Transportation Acquires AAA Cooper

Knight-Swift Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc.

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings has announced a deal to acquire less-than-truckload specialist AAA Cooper Transportation.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 6, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Does Your Business Belong on Our List of Top 100 Private Carriers?

2021 Top 100 Private Carrier logo.

Think your company deserves a spot on our prestigious 2021 Private Carriers rankings? Or perhaps on one of our sector lists?

July 6, 2021
Business, Fuel, Top 100

Groendyke Announces Phase 2 of Driver Pay Increase Plan

Groendyke Transport tanker Groendyke Transport

Groendyke Transport has increased pay rates for more of its drivers as part of the second phase of a larger driver pay initiative, the company announced July 1.

July 2, 2021
Business, Technology, Top 100

Navistar Merges With Traton Group in $3.7 Billion Deal

Traton-Navistar Matthias Gründler (left) and Persio Lisboa. (Traton)

Navistar International Corp. announced it merged with Munich-based Traton Group in a transaction valued at $3.7 billion, finalizing a strategic alliance launched in 2017.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 1, 2021
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 100

LTL Trucking Enters Summer With Strong Tailwinds

Old Dominion Freight Line truck on a city street Deutsche Bank's Amit Mehrotra predicts ODFL's second-quarter margin "will be the highest margin of any LTL company in the history of LTL." (Old Dominion Freight Line)

The less-than-truckload sector is moving through summer with strong tailwinds at its back, experts say.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 1, 2021
Business, Top 100

Hirschbach Announces Acquisition of Lessors

Hirshbach truck Hirschbach Motor Lines

Hirschbach Motor Lines announced June 22 that it is expanding with the acquisition of Lessors Inc.

June 28, 2021
Business, Top 100

Former Werner CEO Greg Werner Dies

Greg Werner and truck Greg Werner by Werner Enterprises; truck by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Greg Werner, the former CEO of Werner Enterprises, has died, the company confirmed June 25.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
June 28, 2021