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2014-07-16 16:20:31

New $8 Million Freight Operations Center Increases Local Capacity, Adds Jobs FOND DU LAC, Wis., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) trucking company and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced the grand opening of its newest, state-of-the art service center in Fond du Lac. The facility will serve as the local hub from which the company will provide daily freight pickup and delivery services for businesses throughout the greater...

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...

2014-07-09 12:20:36

ARLINGTON, Va., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The turnover rate at large truckload carriers rose just one percentage point to 92% (annualized rate) in the first quarter of 2014, but held above 90% for the ninth consecutive quarter. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO While turnover is well above the low of 39% four years ago, ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello said it is far from the worst the industry has seen. "While high, turnover at large truckload...

2014-07-02 12:21:00

- ArcBest ranks number 889 in 2014, up from 2013's rank of 927 for previously named Arkansas Best Corporation FORT SMITH, Ark., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest Corporation(sm) (Nasdaq: ARCB) is pleased to announce that it moved up 38 spots on the Fortune 1000 list this year as customers become more aware of the company's scope as a holistic provider of transportation and logistics services and as its emerging businesses represent a greater portion of total corporate revenue....

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...

2014-06-10 23:12:18

Cerasis Hosted Executives and Staff of AAA Cooper Transportation at the Corporate Headquarters Presenting the Carrier of the Year Awards at an Evening Gala Eagan, MN (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Cerasis, Inc., a North American third party logistics company, announces they have presented long-time carrier partner AAA Cooper Transportation with the 2013 Cerasis Carrier of the Year Award. In order to determine a winner for the Carrier of the Year awards, the Cerasis Carrier Relations team...

2014-06-10 12:21:30

AUSTIN, Texas and ST. LOUIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- uShip and ShipWorks today announced they have teamed together. ShipWorks customers selling oversized, palletized goods on multi-platform e-commerce channels such as Amazon, eBay, Magento, Shopify, Etsy and others, or moving inventory between warehouses, can now use uShip to access bookable rates directly from the nation's top less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers. This addresses the problem many sellers face when shipping goods...

2014-06-03 12:21:24

Frazier Becomes the Fourth Con-way Driver to Reach Rare Career Safety Milestone WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that professional driver, David Frazier, surpassed the career milestone of driving 3 million consecutive, accident-free miles. Frazier, who started with Con-way in 1987, is the fourth of Con-way Freight's 15,000 drivers nationwide to reach this...


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