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2014-07-10 12:20:47

THOMASVILLE, N.C., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) announced today that it plans to release its 2014 second quarter financial results before opening of trading on Thursday, July 31, 2014. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and outlook at 10:30 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, July 31, 2014. An online, real-time webcast of Old Dominion's quarterly conference call will be available at www.odfl.com...

2014-07-09 12:20:47

FORT SMITH, Ark., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABF Freight(SM) announced that Michael R. Moss has been named Senior Vice President - Operations, effective July 14, 2014 as the company continues to innovate within the less-than-truckload industry on behalf of its customers across the supply chain. "Mike brings a wealth of LTL industry experience and knowledge to our company," said ABF Freight President and Chief Executive Officer Roy Slagle. "His innovative thinking will help us...

2014-07-02 23:07:27

The 59th Annual Connections Conference, held at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, FL, June 22-25, drew a diverse group of senior level transportation professionals from across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The 59th Annual Connections Conference, held at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, FL, June 22-25, drew a diverse group of senior level transportation professionals from across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom. Offering more than 20...

2014-06-30 12:23:05

Company Recognized for Outstanding Leadership, Professionalism and Performance JOPLIN, Mo., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced it has been honored by Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics solutions, with its Platinum Carrier designation for 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130313/MM76897LOGO "We are honored to accept this...

2014-06-27 23:02:39

The recent decision by Chinese antitrust authorities to blocked approval of the P3 Ocean Carrier Alliance has increased the demand for Ocean Contract Management. Freightgate is offering free demonstration of its award winning best-in-class Rate and Tender Management Tariff-Trek! Solution. Huntington Beach, California (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Freightgate, a global provider of Logistics Cloud Solutions, is offering free demonstration of its award winning best-in-class Rate and Tender...

2014-06-27 23:02:11

Moderate growth in consumer spending, industrial production and trade have heightened demand for local trucking; however, suppliers’ declining fuel costs, stable wages and high level of price-based competition have tempered price growth. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the procurement of Local Freight Trucking Services in its growing collection of procurement category...

2014-06-17 16:20:38

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) today declared a cash dividend of 10 cents per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on September 12, 2014 to shareholders of record on August 15, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060418/SFTU007LOGO About Con-way Inc. -- Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) is a $5.5 billion freight transportation and logistics services company headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich....

2014-06-16 12:21:12

- Proactive notification helps customers manage supply chain FORT SMITH, Ark., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABF Freight(sm) is now offering customers the option of receiving a one-hour advance text or phone call notice of imminent shipment delivery. "Providing an option to receive an automated text or phone call notice about one-hour-before delivery is another way ABF Freight has improved our customer's experience while further enhancing shipment visibility at a critical point in...

2014-06-12 20:20:09

Follows through on Joint Action Plan to support an enhanced common reservation system at Port Metro Vancouver VANCOUVER, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced that the Government of Canada is contributing $3 million to reduce trucker wait times by using new technologies to better link operations across Port Metro Vancouver's four terminals. The Common Data Interface (CDI) project will help to better coordinate and schedule...

2014-06-11 08:21:21

PORTLAND, Ore., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spot market freight availability as measured by the DAT North American Freight Index has run high since July 2013 due to various factors including extraordinary weather events, regulatory changes and driver shortages. May 2014 numbers extend the trend, becoming the eleventh consecutive month to post a year-over-year record high with a 40 percent increase over last May. Month over month, however, May freight volumes declined 2.1 percent...


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