Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Truckers Work to Overcome Difficulties in Food Supply Chain

Trucks stuck on the German-Polish border near Frankfurt on March 18. Trucks stuck on the German-Polish border near Frankfurt on March 18. (Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images)

Truckers hauling food are facing delays across the globe in the latest disruption to supply chains snarled by the coronavirus pandemic.

April 3, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

Current Stock Prices for Trucking, Logistics Companies

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Same-day data for publicly traded trucking and transportation stocks in the truckload, less-than-truckload, package, logistics and leasing categories.

March 30, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

2020 Top 50 Logistics Companies

XPO Logistics truck. XPO Logistics easily retained its top spot on this year's list, but that might not be the case for that much longer. (TT File Photo)

The logistics business is evolving rapidly as companies invest in technology to boost efficiency and meet shippers’ rising expectations, but Transport Topics’ annual ranking of the largest third-party logistics companies in North America reveals few changes at the top this year.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 30, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

How 3PLs Are Evolving to Stay Competitive

Inside the Jacksonville, Fla., headquarters of Atlantic Logistics. Inside the Jacksonville, Fla., headquarters of Atlantic Logistics. (James Crichlow/Atlantic Logistics)

Although demand for logistics services likely will increase in the decade ahead, freight brokers and 3PLs will need to adapt and evolve to remain relevant in this rapidly changing industry. Part of our 2020 Top 50 Logistics Companies rankings package.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 30, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

FedEx Ground to Close Pennsylvania Facility, Cutting 186 Jobs

An employee secures the cargo area door of a delivery truck at a FedEx Ground distribution center in New Jersey in August 2018. An employee secures the cargo area door of a delivery truck at a FedEx Ground distribution center in New Jersey in August 2018. (Marc McAndrews/Bloomberg News)

FedEx Ground will be shutting down its package delivery facility in Clinton, Pa., on May 16, eliminating 186 jobs.

Patricia Sabatini | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
March 27, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Showers of Praise Greet Busy Truckers

Trucking Monica Ybarra of TBS Factoring Service holds a sign reading "Sandwiches 4 Semis." (Sue Ogrocki/Associated Press)

As truck drivers crisscross the country hauling goods vital to the fight against the coronavirus, they find themselves at the center of another fast-spreading outbreak: nationwide gratitude. It’s showing up along the roads, on TV, in emails and social media, and even at the White House.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 26, 2020
Business, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Backs Away From Possible Sale, Spinoffs of Units

XPO XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics Inc. said the current economic environment has compelled it to step back from earlier plans to explore the sale or spinoff of some of its assets.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 20, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

After Mixed Financial Results in 2019, 3PLs Face Coronavirus Headwinds

The airfreight forwarding sector, in which DHL ranks No. 1, logged one of the weakest years for logistics subsegments. The airfreight forwarding sector, in which DHL ranks No. 1, logged one of the weakest years for logistics subsegments. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Coming off an extraordinary growth market in 2018, third-party logistics companies operating in the United States experienced a more mixed year in 2019.

Evan Armstrong | President of Armstrong & Associates Inc.
March 19, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Autonomous, Top 50

Deutsche Post Scraps Its Electric Delivery Van Built With Ford

Deutsche Post StreetScooter An electric cable charges a StreetScooter outside the Ford factory in Cologne, Germany. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg)

Deutsche Post AG will stop producing its electric delivery vehicle called StreetScooter, bringing to an end a much-hyped venture that was once seen as a possible disrupter to conventional van makers such as Volkswagen AG and Daimler AG.

Richard Weiss | Bloomberg News
February 28, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Shipping Giant CMA CGM’s Debt Plan Seen at Risk Amid Virus Fears

CMA CGM Jochen Eckel/Bloomberg News

The coronavirus outbreak is threatening to scupper a debt refinancing for CMA CGM SA, the world’s third-largest container shipping company.

February 24, 2020

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