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3 hrs ago | Heavy Duty Trucking

Swift Agrees to $4.4 Million Settlement Over Driver Class Action Lawsuit

The trucking company Swift Transportation has agreed to pay $4.4 million to settle a federal class action lawsuit over claims if failed to inform prospective drivers about their rights involving records used during the hiring process.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Swift Transportation Co, Truckers

7 hrs ago | Heavy Duty Trucking

Heartland Earnings Jump 67%, Profit Falls 28%

Iowa-based truckload carrier Heartland Express has reported record operating revenue for the first quarter of the year, but its profit fell 28.4% from the same time a year ago.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Heartland Express, Gordon Trucking, Truckers

13 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

United Parcel Service (UPS) Set to Announce Earnings on Thursday

United Parcel Service will be releasing its earnings data on Thursday, April 24th.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Expedited Group

17 hrs ago | KXVO

Boyd Gaming To Report First-Quarter Results, Host Conference Call And Webcast On April 30

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Related Topix: Transportation, Boyd Bros Transportation

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The City Wire

Loe promoted to a vice president role at Arkansas Best Corp.

Danny Loe has been promoted to vice president-enterprise customer solutions for Fort Smith-based Arkansas Best Corp. following the retirement last month of Jim Keenan who previously held the job.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Arkansas Best, Fort Smith, AR, ABF Freight System

Knoxville News Sentinel

Forward Air shares slump following 1Q earnings

Shares of East Tennessee air cargo carrier Forward Air fell more than 4 percent in midafternoon trading after the company reported a 6 percent drop in net income for the first quarter.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Forward Air, Logistics

Hispanic Business

Forward Air Corporation Reports First Quarter 2014 Results

Operating revenue for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 increased 21.2% to in the prior-year quarter.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Forward Air, Logistics

AmericanBankingNews.com

Forward Air Corp. (FWRD) Releases Q2 Earnings Guidance

Forward Air Corp. issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Forward Air, Logistics

Truck News

GE Capital projects favourable conditions for Canadian truckers

Canadian trucking industry profitability is strong, but demand for new Class 8 trucks remains flat, according to a new report from GE Capital.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Transport Topics

Forward Air's First-Quarter Net Income Dips

Forward Air Corp. said its first-quarter net income dipped to $10.2 million, or 33 cents a share, from $10.9 million, or 36 cents, a year ago.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Forward Air, Logistics

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The announcement ... )--April 22 is Earth Day. Now is a good time to change a few simple household practices to help support healthy rivers and streams.

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Related Topix: Startups, Exelixis, Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Transportation, Forward Air, Logistics, Alaska Communications Systems Group, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Rambus

Transport Topics

Marten Enhances Automatic Detention Pay Program

Refrigerated carrier Marten Transport announced a change to its automatic driver detention pay program and will now compensate drivers after one hour.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Marten Transport

Truck News

Next five years will be better for tanker and refrigerated trucking industry

Volatile gas prices and a slow recovery from the recent recession are just some of the factors that have caused the tank and refrigerated trucking industry to experience a decline in revenues.

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The Indianapolis Star

Lights on a police squad car. / Matt Kryger / The Star 2000 file photo

Someone broke into the trailer of a semi truck late Saturday parked on the Eastside, police said, and made off with one whole pallet of Axe shower gel.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Arrow Trucking

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Two vie for Ward 4 seat in city election City Council race pits...

The Ward 4 race for City Council pits political newcomer Chuck Frye against incumbent Bea Paolucci, who was elected four years ago as a write-in candidate.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Press-Telegram

Long Beach City College students get info on trucking industry jobs

LONG BEACH >> A Class A driver's license, combined with the willingness to do things like drive across deserts and mountain ranges, can often help secure employment in the current economy, trucking company representatives told Long Beach City College students on Friday.

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Related Topix: La Mirada, CA, Long Beach, CA, Industry, CA

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Deadwood unveils first-ever multi-state progressive slots

DEADWOOD Casinos in New Jersey and Deadwood are now part of the industry's first-ever, commercial inter-jurisdictional Wide Area Progressive called Powerbucks.

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Related Topix: Deadwood, SD, Transportation, DICE, Boyd Bros Transportation, IP Street, Rapid City, SD, Pennington County, SD

AmericanBankingNews.com

Forward Air Corp. (FWRD) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday

Forward Air Corp. will be issuing its Q114 quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 21st.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Forward Air, Logistics

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Surety Bond Blog

Trucking Employment on the Rise

Employment in the trucking industry increased in March, as did the national employment as a whole, according to the U.S. Labor Department.

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World Trade

Old Dominion Announces General Rate Increase

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. , announced from the carrier's Thomasville, N.C. headquarters the organization will be increasing its base rates 4.3 percent effective May 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Old Dominion Freight Line, Thomasville, NC

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