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
Business, Top 100

Forward Air Names Rebecca Garbrick Chief Financial Officer

Forward Air Corp. announced it named Rebecca Garbrick chief financial officer and treasurer, effective July 4.

June 25, 2021
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Top 100

Mullen Group Completes Acquisition of Two Companies

Mullen Group truck Mullen's CEO says the company is expanding its service coverage just as the economy is poised to rebound from the effects of the pandemic. (Mullen Group)

Mullen Group has closed acquisitions on two transportation businesses, the Okotoks, Alberta, company announced June 24.

June 25, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

FedEx Tops $20 Billion in Revenue for Third Straight Quarter

FedEx truck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

FedEx Corp. reported a surge in bottom-line results for its fiscal fourth quarter as e-commerce continued to fuel demand for the company’s services.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
June 24, 2021