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  • Yellow Corp. corp. USF Holland
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    Yellow to close Milwaukee terminal in May

    The move is part of its plan to consolidate operations nationwide.

    By Updated March 20, 2023
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    FedEx Freight moves to rightsize fleet, limit hiring as volumes fall

    The LTL unit is one of several carriers cutting costs in the face of weakening demand.

    By March 20, 2023
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    The Trucking Outlook for 2023

    Driver shortages, M&A and the need to replace aging fleets are among the topics that are top of mind for trucking executives.

    By Transport Dive staff
  • President Joe Biden introduces Julie Su, his nominee for labor secretary, at a Feb. 28 ceremony.
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    Trucking groups question, resist Biden’s labor nominee over AB5

    The American Trucking Associations and Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association focused on Julie Su’s involvement with California’s labor law.

    By March 17, 2023
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    Yellow reduced workforce in the face of Q4 demand decline

    The LTL carrier’s announcement followed a 25% drop last quarter YoY in tonnage.

    By March 16, 2023
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    Volvo’s planned AV network recruits its first carrier

    Dry van TL provider Ascend has reserved driverless trucks for long-haul runs in Texas.

    By March 15, 2023
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    US Foods touts volume gains, flexible workweek pilot

    The food distributor’s emphasis on workforce retention is part of a long-term strategy to reduce costs and grow revenue.

    By March 10, 2023
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    Forward Air extends layoffs in cost-cutting move

    The LTL carrier reduced its headcount by over 200 full-time workers in the past three months, according to a mid-market Q1 update.

    By March 9, 2023
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    Embark to lay off 70% of workforce as it explores exit strategy

    The autonomous trucking startup is now weighing whether to close shop amid commercialization delays and market pressures.

    By March 7, 2023
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    Yellow to close 2 New York facilities, relocate workers amid network overhaul

    The LTL carrier will offer many of the 120 affected employees the option to move to a larger Yellow regional distribution center.

    By March 7, 2023
  • A. Duie Pyle drivers meet with the company's senior leadership during an employee breakfast and question-and-answer session at LTL carrier's relatively new terminal in Richmond, Virginia.
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    Filling the Driver's Seat

    Why A. Duie Pyle execs answer drivers’ questions over breakfast

    The LTL carrier's leadership believes employee engagement efforts help earn trust. Adding eggs and bacon to the mix doesn't hurt.

    By March 3, 2023
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    Old Dominion reveals more of its succession plan

    The LTL carrier will promote its SVP of sales to succeed COO Kevin "Marty" Freeman upon his July 1 ascension to CEO.

    By March 1, 2023
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    Landstar chief commercial officer resigns, will serve as special adviser

    Rob Brasher will earn $175,000 per year under a new contract, ending in June 2024.

    By March 1, 2023
  • Marijuana products are displayed at Apothecarium Dispensary on April 21, 2022 in Maplewood, New Jersey.
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    Carriers asked to weigh in on how recreational marijuana affects trucking

    The American Transportation Research Institute wants to learn about the challenges facing the industry as more states move toward legalization.

    By Feb. 28, 2023
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    Filling the Driver's Seat

    How Estes Express Lines engages with its drivers

    The family-owned LTL carrier surveyed its workforce and implemented several of their suggestions to boost retention.

    By Feb. 23, 2023
  • UPS employees load boxes from a posi-sorter chute into an air container at UPS Worldport on January 3, 2022 in Louisville, Kentucky.
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    Coyote Logistics lays off 6.8% of workforce

    The UPS subsidiary will eliminate some positions as part of a reorganization effort, CEO Jonathan Sisler said in a statement.

    By Feb. 17, 2023
  • Trucks and vehicles drive along a road close together.
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    What’s ahead for the trucking industry in 2023

    Driver constraints, M&A and the need to replace aging equipment are among the issues top of mind for trucking executives.

    By Feb. 17, 2023
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    Convoy to cut jobs, close Atlanta office

    The layoffs come as the digital load board provider adjusts its customer service model and pushes profitability.

    By Feb. 17, 2023
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    Jones Logistics strengthens presence in 8 states with Nationwide Express purchase

    The company’s latest deal opens opportunities in the warehousing and intermodal markets.

    By Feb. 9, 2023
  • A driver in an Old Dominion Freight Line truck
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    Old Dominion lowers labor expenses by $5M through attrition, headcount adjustments

    The company’s overall workforce nevertheless grew slightly last year, indicating it has leaned on reductions in hours and other measures to achieve the savings.

    By Feb. 8, 2023
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    CH Robinson wants sharp strategic thinker in new CEO

    A board member and former Target chief HR officer is leading the company’s search for its next chief executive.

    By Feb. 8, 2023
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    Regulatory issues to watch for in 2023

    A speed limiter proposal from the FMCSA and California’s AB5 labor law are just some of the key items that trucking advocates will challenge this year.

    By Feb. 8, 2023
  • Lewie Pugh, executive vice president of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, met with Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly during a visit to Washington, D.C.
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    OOIDA brings 2023 priorities to Washington lawmakers

    More truck parking, better restroom access for drivers and upcoming speed limiter regulations are among the association’s chief concerns this year.

    By Feb. 6, 2023
  • A FedEx Freight truck is stationed at a dock door.
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    FedEx Freight plans more furloughs

    The company will offer some employees permanent transfers to other markets where it has hiring needs.

    By Feb. 6, 2023
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    CH Robinson confirms more layoffs likely

    The logistics company said headcount reductions and technology investments are expected to generate more than $150 million in savings.

    By Feb. 2, 2023
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    Old Dominion CEO to retire

    Kevin “Marty” Freeman will succeed Greg Gantt as the LTL carrier's next president and chief executive.

    By Jan. 31, 2023