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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...

2014-06-30 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...

2014-06-05 23:14:15

McLeod Software and Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) have extended the deadline to July 1 for truckload companies to sign up for their 2014 Benchmarking Study for truckload carriers. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 McLeod Software and KSM have come together to create this joint project to provide an operations level benchmark for truckload carriers in North America. This initiative seeks to break new ground in giving truckload carriers the opportunity to measure the real performance...

2014-05-28 12:21:28

Driver Feedback Spurs Significant Addition of Automatic Transmission and Tandem Axle Twin ScrewTractors to Fleet JOPLIN, Mo., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced its purchase of 550 new tractors, 540 of which will be equipped with automatic transmissions and all with driver-preferred 6x4 axles, in a replacement cycle that will maintain the company's 2,700-tractor fleet as one of the...

2014-05-15 23:11:28

Butts will oversee the Texas and New Mexico region, expanding sales to new and existing customers. Cherry Hill, NJ (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 AmeriQuest Transportation Services, a leading provider of comprehensive fleet management services, financial solutions, and operational support services, announces the appointment of Jared Butts as Director of Sales, who will be reporting to Matt Bogdan, Vice President of Sales, Private Fleet and Carrier Division. “We are pleased to have Jared join our...

2014-05-08 16:20:44

ARLINGTON, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) announced that Superior Carriers, Inc., based in Oak Brook, Illinois, won the coveted Outstanding Safety Performance Trophy in the 2013 calendar year safety competition. The award was presented to Superior Carriers, Inc. during NTTC's 66th Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 29, 2014. The Outstanding Safety Performance Trophy is sponsored annually by Heil Trailer International of...

2014-04-01 08:36:44

HOUSTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgeway Software, the most recommended provider of legal services management solutions, today announced that Gordon Trucking, Inc. ("GTI"), has chosen Bridgeway's eCounsel technology. Designed to improve attorney productivity and maximize the value legal teams deliver to the business, Bridgeway's solutions allow legal professionals to gain secure real-time access to legal matters anywhere, anytime and respond to requests quickly. This results...

2014-03-26 23:27:50

If you are a shipper of freight via the mode Less Than Truckload, and have current issues with managing less than truckload freight, this comprehensive guide will teach you the best practices to ship via LTL in North America. Eagan, MN (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 On March 12, 2014, Cerasis Inc., a third party logistics company, presented to shippers a 60 minute webinar entitled, “Best Practices for Effective LTL Freight Management and Shipping.” There was a great turnout with over 250...

2014-03-18 23:33:15

McLeod Software and Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) have come together to create a joint project to provide an operations level benchmark for the trucking industry. Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 This initiative seeks to break new ground in giving truckload carriers the opportunity to measure the real performance of their operations against their peers. The KSM & McLeod Benchmarking Initiative is designed to be complimentary to other benchmarking initiatives in the...

2014-03-18 12:21:21

Herb Schmidt Brings Industry Knowledge and Strategic Insight to Commercial Freight Online Marketplace Leader SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Post.Bid.Ship., the leading online marketplace for the commercial freight industry, announces the appointment of Herb Schmidt, retired president of Con-way Truckload, to its Board of Directors. As Post.Bid.Ship. continues to gain traction within the $740 billion B2B commercial freight industry, this appointment is a significant...


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