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2014-08-12 12:21:01

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced a $100,000 commitment to help Trucking Moves America Forward - the growing industry-wide movement - tell the positive stories of the trucking industry and its essentiality to America's economy and communities. With ATA's donation, TMAF stands at $700,000 towards its goal to raise one million dollars by the end of the year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140523/90962 TMAF -...

2014-08-12 08:21:53

Company responds to feedback from company drivers and independent contractors, increases per-mile pay rate and adds productivity bonus program JOPLIN, Mo., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Truckload, a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced the rollout of an enhanced driver compensation package that raises per-mile pay, increases layover pay and adds a new incentive which will reward drivers for both loyalty and helping achieve productivity goals....

2014-08-08 12:20:55

- New website highlights real-life stories of problem-solving and spirit of ArcBest employees FORT SMITH, Ark., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest Corporation (Nasdaq: ARCB), today announced the launch of a new customer-facing website called theskillandthewill.com featuring real-life stories of people at the ArcBest companies going above and beyond to create transportation and logistics solutions on behalf of thousands of customers every day. The ArcBest companies and brands...

2014-07-21 12:21:26

ARLINGTON, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations released the latest edition of its look ahead at the future of freight: ATA U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2025, which shows continued growth for not just the trucking industry, but for the freight economy overall. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140721/128927 According to Forecast, a collaboration between ATA and IHS Global Insight, overall freight tonnage will grow 23.5% from 2013...

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...


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