Business, Technology, Safety, Top 100

KLLM Announces Largest Driver Pay Increase in Company History

KLLM A KLLM Transport truck on Interstate 65 in Shepherdsville, Ky. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

KLLM Transport Services is implementing the largest comprehensive pay and compensation increase in its history, the company announced Jan. 18.

January 24, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Schneider Moving Western Intermodal Service to Union Pacific

Schneider Union Pacific Schneider by John Sommers II for Transport Topics; Union Pacific by Ken James/Bloomberg News

Schneider is expanding intermodal service by moving its primary western rail partnership to Union Pacific, the company announced Jan. 19.

January 24, 2022
Business, Top 100

Heartland Express Reports Earnings Gains on Revenue Loss

Heartland Express truck Heartland Express Inc.

Heartland Express Inc. reported fourth-quarter earnings increased 15.1% and a decline in revenue.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 20, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

Amazon Heads to the Mall With Prototype Clothing Store

How clothing could be displayed at the company's new Amazon Style store concept. How Amazon envisions clothing could be displayed at the company's new Amazon Style store concept. (Greg Montijo/Amazon via Associated Press)

Amazon .com Inc. plans to open a clothing store in a Southern California mall later this year, marking the latest foray into brick-and-mortar for the online retailing giant, which already sells more than 10% of all clothes in the U.S.

Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press
January 20, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

J.B. Hunt Reports Higher Profit, Revenue for Q4 2021

J.B. Hunt truck J.B. Hunt increased its net income by more than $250 million in 2021 compared with the year before. (J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc.)

J.B. Hunt Transport Services on Jan. 18 announced higher earnings and revenue for the fourth quarter of 2021.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 19, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Announces Expansion of LTL Network

XPO An XPO truck. (XPO Logistics via Youtube)

XPO Logistics is expanding its North American operations, adding to its LTL network two new terminals, four fleet maintenance shops and trailer manufacturing capacity, the company said Jan. 18.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
January 19, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Schneider Plans to End Canadian Operations

Schneider truck Schneider

Schneider National plans to wind down its Canadian operations later this year, the company confirmed.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
January 19, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Top 100

Fleets Sustain Safety Culture Through Driver Relationships, Technology

Fleet Safety Innovations in management software have changed how fleets approached keeping their drivers safe. (Estes Express)

While technologies have provided real-time data and new insights into how to reduce incidents and help drivers to improve their skills, many fleet executives say building a reputation for safety boils down to trust, culture and accountability.

Gary Frantz | Special to Transport Topics
January 18, 2022
Business, Technology, Top 100

Walmart Filings Reveal Plans to Create Cryptocurrency, NFTs

Shoppers Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

Walmart Inc. is preparing to create its own cryptocurrency and collection of nonfungible tokens, filings with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office show, setting the stage for meeting its customers in the emerging metaverse.

January 18, 2022
Business, Top 100

Two Key Executives to Depart Walmart

The Walmart logo is displayed on shopping carts outside a store in Burbank, Calif. The Walmart logo is displayed on shopping carts outside a store in Burbank, Calif. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Walmart Inc. is losing two key executives in its U.S. operation as the retail giant ramps up its online offerings and attempts to reverse last year’s disappointing stock market performance.

Brendan Case | Bloomberg News
January 14, 2022

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