Business, Logistics, Top 100

UPS Earns $2.7 Billion in Q2

UPS truck Tim Boyle/Bloomberg

Robust e-commerce business and the company’s role in delivering millions of COVID-19 vaccines worldwide helped contribute to strong second-quarter financial results for Atlanta-based UPS Inc.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
July 27, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Ryder Teams With Bed, Bath & Beyond on Distribution Centers

Ryder truck Ryder System Inc.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. will partner with logistics specialist Ryder System Inc. to develop two distribution centers in Pennsylvania and California.

Jordyn Holman | Bloomberg News
July 26, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Forward Air to Offer LTL Service in Vancouver

Forward Air truck Forward Air has opened more than 20 facilities this year as part of its continued expansion. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Forward Air Corp. will expand its expedited less-than-truckload service in Vancouver, British Columbia, the company announced July 20.

July 23, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

U.S. Xpress Reports $475 Million Revenue for Q2

U.S. XPress truck U.S. Xpress Enterprises

U.S. Xpress Enterprises posted gains in earnings and revenue growth during the second quarter, the company reported.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 23, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Ryder Expands Last-Mile Delivery Network

Ryder last-mile Business Wire

Ryder System plans to extend expansion of its last-mile delivery network to meet growing consumer demand, the company said.

July 23, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

TForce Logistics Expands Regional Last-Mile Delivery in Texas

TFI International headquarters TFI International headquarters in Montreal. (TFI International)

The TFI International operating company, TForce Logistics, launched a regional e-commerce network in Texas, the company announced July 20.

July 22, 2021
Business, Equipment, Top 100

Mullen Group’s Income Dips, Revenue Rises

Mullen A Mullen heavy-haul truck. (Mullen Trucking Corp.)

Mullen Group reported a gain in revenue but saw earnings dip in the second quarter.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
July 22, 2021
Business, Top 50, Top 100

Landstar Reports Record Earnings for Q2

A Landstar Inc. truck Landstar noted the performance was particularly impressive considering the company already had a record-setting Q1. (Landstar System Inc.)

Landstar System reported an all-time record for quarterly net income in its second-quarter financial results.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 21, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Top 100

Startup Couriers Snatch Toehold in Biggest Shake-Up of E-Commerce Era

Package monkeybusinessimages/Getty Images

Surging e-commerce is generating more package deliveries than giant couriers can handle, clogging retailers’ logistical pipelines and frustrating consumers. But the logjam is spawning startups with new ways of speeding deliveries.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
July 21, 2021
Business, Top 100

Heartland Express Reports Q2 Revenue Loss but Income Gains

Heartland Express headquarters North Liberty, Iowa-based Heartland Express posted net income of $20.7 million for the three months ending June 30. That's up from $19.2 million in the second quarter of 2020. (Heartland Express via YouTube)

Heartland Express saw overall financial gains despite a drop in revenue during the second quarter, the company reported July 19.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 20, 2021