Tag: trucking

by Jeff Della Rosa -

2019: another good year for transportation

The transportation industry is expected to have another good year in 2019 subject to several factors, including trade-related concerns, said Doug Voss, associate professor of logistics and supply chain management…

by Michael Tilley -

UAFS, Maverick Respond To Growing Truck Driver Shortage

The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith is one of hundreds of institutions around the country trying to help address a growing truck driver shortage, and the slowdown in the U.S. energy industry has helped a regional Arkansas carrier fill some of its open driver positions.

by The City Wire staff -

U.S. freight numbers up in November

November data from two prominent transportation trackers continue to show a national economy that is improving but not with impressive gains. The American Trucking Associations’ Truck Tonnage Index was up…

by The City Wire staff -

P.A.M. earnings hit road block

P.A.M. Transportation Services faced stiff headwinds in December sending the trucker’s fourth quarter earnings south bound after 11 months of forward progress. The Tontitown-based carrier reported net losses of $311,000,…

by The City Wire staff -

Arkansas Best posts 2011 income gain

Fort Smith-based Arkansas Best Corp. has ended two consecutive years of losses with 2011 net income of $6.159 million. Gains in tonnage, cost cutting and price increases helped boost the…

by The City Wire staff -

J.B. Hunt rolls to record profits

Lowell-based J.B. Hunt Transport Services led the way to profitability in 2011 despite ongoing economic challenges that provided limited visibility for the transportation industry. J.B.Hunt tallied-up annual profits of $257…