Big Green Semi

COVID-19 only one of the risks impacting commercial vehicle market, says ACT

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — In two of its latest reports, experts at ACT Research note that the COVID-19 pandemic is not the only issue that...
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Trucks moved $56 billion in transborder freight during June, up 44% from May

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WASHINGTON — An Aug. 25 bulletin from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) showed improvement in the North American freight industry in June after...
Truck on Wet Road

Tropical storms stir up spot market activity along Gulf Coast as shippers reposition freight

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BEAVERTON, Ore. — Spot truckload freight activity jumped last week, Aug. 17-23, as shippers and logistics companies began to reposition freight ahead of two...
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PACCAR sees $3.57 billion revenue drop in 2020 second quarter

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BELLEVUE, Wash. — The COVID-19 crisis continues to impact the trucking industry during 2020, and PACCAR’s second-quarter figures show that even OEM giants are...
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NFI Industries, Blue Yonder team up to offer on-the-spot price quotes, freight capacity

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., and CAMDEN, N.J. — NFI Industries has collaborated with Blue Yonder to offer on-the-spot price quoting and freight capacity through an integration with...
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Truck tonnage plummeted 5.1% in July after seeing encouraging 8.9% surge in June

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ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 5.1% in July after surging 8.9% in June, the...
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Roadrunner sheds all truckload segments; now operating as standalone national LTL carrier

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DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. has closed three transactions, completing the company’s divestiture of all truckload segment businesses, according to a statement...
Schneider Truck web

Schneider National’s second-quarter report reflects impact of COVID-19; company looks forward to recovery in...

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GREEN BAY, Wisc. — Schneider National Inc. released results for the second quarter of 2020 in late July, reporting drops in both operating revenue and...
YRC Freight truck

YRC Freight expands regional next-day service to 11 new locations in the mid-South region...

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — YRC Freight, part of YRC Worldwide, has expanded its regional next-day service to the mid-South region of the U.S. as...
Landstar Truck

Landstar System reports second-quarter revenue of $824 million, 21% drop from 2019

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Landstar System Inc. (NASDAQ: LSTR) reported revenue of $824 million for the second quarter of 2020, along with diluted earnings per...
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Kleinschmidt delivers business connectivity to Convoy’s nationwide digital freight network

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DEERFIELD, Ill. — Kleinschmidt Inc., a provider of EDI (electronic data interchange) and supply-chain-integration solutions, has announced a technology partnership with Convoy, a digital...
Heartland Express

Iowa-based Heartland Express notes 13.2% rise in operating revenue for second quarter, even though...

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NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa — Heartland Express Inc. ended the second quarter of 2020 with operating revenues of $160.9 million, compared to $142.1 million in...
Grille of Semi Truck

Preliminary data for Class 8 orders in July shows continued growth from June with...

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As freight forecasters and analysts release preliminary reports Class 8 commercial truck sales in North America during July, the numbers look promising, outshining the...
UPS Truck on Highway

UPS reports record surge in daily shipping volumes during second quarter of 2020

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ATLANTA — The pandemic-fueled boom in online shopping shows no signs of slowing down, providing more business for delivery companies like United Parcel Service...
Heartland Express web

Heartland Express earns carrier of the year, platinum award for on-time service from FedEx...

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NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa — Heartland Express Inc. has received two service awards from FedEx Express for fiscal year 2020 (June 1, 2019 through May 31,...
ArcBest ABF Freight

ArcBest’s second-quarter report shows substantial revenue drop compared to 2019, but net cash up...

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FORT SMITH, Ark. — The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted second-quarter business levels and financial results for ArcBest but asset-based and asset-light cost management partially offset...
Old Dominion Truck web

Old Dominion reports decreased second-quarter earnings but says overall financial results ‘solid’

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THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Last week Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. (ODFL) released financial results for the three- and six-month periods ending June 30. Prior-period share...
Semi with Flatbed

OOIDA pushes Congress to temporarily waive HVUT in next COVID-19 relief package

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WASHINGTON — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has asked Congress to provide economic relief to struggling small-business truckers by suspending the Heavy Vehicle...
Truck in Tunnel

Economy, commercial-vehicle markets recovering but path forward will be choppy, ACT says

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — More people and politicians are taking the threat of COVID-19 more seriously is resulting in a “choppy” economic path forward, according...
USA Truck web

USA Truck notes some losses, balanced by modest improvements, during second quarter of 2020

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VAN BUREN, Ark. — USA Truck Inc. (USAT) reported a consolidated operated revenue of $123.7 million for the second quarter of 2020 compared to $133.6...