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2021 to go down as a record year for carrier earnings
With the fourth quarter results in from most major carriers, it's time to mark down 2021 as a massive year for the trucking and logistics industry when not even labor or equipment shortages, vaccine mandates or the virus itself could slow its roll.
February 15, 2022
Cummins acquiring Jake Brake company
Cummins on Wednesday announced it plans to acquire Jacobs Vehicle Systems.
February 9, 2022
AFC Transport names logistics president
Kyle Ingraham has joined specialized carrier AFC Transport as president of its logistics division. Also: Tommy Mabeley named Montway Auto Transport Director of Carrier Relations.
January 9, 2022
Averitt Express EVP retiring after 40 year career with the carrier
Phil Pierce joined Averitt in 1981 and has served in a wide variety of roles.
December 30, 2021
A.N. Webber to celebrate 75 years
A.N. Webber has grown from a one truck gravel hauling side job to more than 200 late model trucks with four locations and a robust freight brokerage team. Also: DOT awards port grants.
December 28, 2021
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Former Volvo Trucks exec joins Navistar as EVP
Göran Nyberg will join Navistar as Executive Vice President Commercial Operations, effective March 1, 2022.
December 20, 2021
Cowan Systems founder stepping down as CEO
Joseph Cowan will give way to longtime Cowan Systems employee Dennis Morgan as the company's CEO Jan. 1.
December 14, 2021
Central Freight Lines shuttering this week
The closing of Central Freight Lines is the largest trucking industry failure since Celadon filed for Chapter 11 in 2019.
December 13, 2021
D.M. Bowman CEO to take helm of TCA
Jim Ward will succeed TCA President John Lyboldt, who has announced plans to retire April 1, 2022.
December 2, 2021
Former Roadrunner CFO gets two years for securities fraud
Peter Armbruster was convicted this summer on four counts of violating federal securities laws.
December 1, 2021
Major public carriers Q3 earnings
With historically great rates and a tight freight market, top publicly traded carriers focused on picking the right loads for efficient operations while acquiring companies and buying up as many trucks as possible in Q3.
November 8, 2021
Early career missteps lead to current small-fleet success for Hallahan Transport
Rob Hallahan made mistakes as an owner-operator early in his career, but after hanging out his shingle with his own authority as Hallahan Transport in 2016, he has guided the fleet to rapid growth in the last three years.
October 20, 2021
AAA Cooper, XPO opening new LTL facilities | Amazon kicks off seasonal hiring spree
XPO's 150,000-square-foot site includes 264 dock doors to accommodate high volumes and ongoing growth. Also: All Amazon jobs in the U.S., including seasonal roles, have an average starting pay of $18 per hour. Ryder inks another autonomous deal.
October 19, 2021
Full-service leasing for zero debt with STS Delivery Service
“The last few years we’ve been growing like weeds,” STS Delivery Service owner Brian Sullivan said, with full-service leasing for equipment management outsourcing. Leasing also has enabled the company to operate with zero debt.
October 18, 2021
Cummins, Mack founders headline first trucking HOF inductee class
The American Trucking and Industry Leader Hall of Fame was formed in May 2021 to showcase corporate and association award programs, along with individual trucking industry leaders. Also: Isuzu debuts Isuzu Connect platform.
October 18, 2021
Randall-Reilly names chief technology officer
Randall-Reilly taps former Dell Technologies executive to help lead its growth and innovation trajectory.
October 15, 2021
Standardizing guaranteed pay in a power-only system with 33-truck DeWitt Transportation
How has Tim DeWitt managed to take what just several years ago was a one-truck business to a now 33-power-unit affair with a dedicated driver core? His power-only arrangement has allowed him to focus on guaranteed driver pay and enhancing relationships.
October 11, 2021
Diversification: Silver Creek Transportation's growth secret
Henderson, Kentucky-based Silver Creek Transportation, in just a few years, has gone from a local aggregates hauler to a diversified carrier hauling across the lower 48 states with 24 power units. Longtime owner Jason Cowan leads the team with two sons.
October 8, 2021
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Werner, Kodiak Robotics kick off 24/7 long-haul autonomous runs
Werner had trailers ready for a Kodiak self-driving truck to pick up on both ends of the trip. Werner’s local drivers completed the first-mile pickups and last-mile deliveries.
Shops would do well to focus on culture when hiring young techs, Votech officials say
Test drive: Mack Command Steer gives heavyweight trucks lightweight feel
Freight disruption likely for Florida coast as HOS waivers issued ahead of hurricane landfall
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