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18 min ago | The Washington Post

Swift Falls Most Since IPO as Trucker Shortage Crimps Forecast

Swift Transportation Co. tumbled the most since its 2010 initial public offering, after the trucking company forecast third-quarter profit that trailed analysts' estimates as a shortage of drivers hurts margins.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Swift Transportation Co, Business News

4 hrs ago | CBS Local

UPS Driver Accused of Stealing, Trafficking Guns For Illegal Street Sales

A Southland United Parcel Service driver was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing dozens of guns going through an Ontario shipping hub and providing them to an associate who sold the weapons in underground transactions, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, US News, ATF

8 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Friday Sector Laggards: Trucking, Semiconductors

In trading on Friday, trucking shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 2.4%.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Swift Transportation Co, Financial Markets

10 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Earnings for United Parcel Service Projected to Rise

Wall Street is expecting higher profit for United Parcel Service when the company reports its second quarter results on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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

12 hrs ago | Truck News

TransForce to take over Contrans in mega-merger

Canada's largest trucking firm, TransForce, has made a friendly, board-approved takeover bid for Contrans, another of Canada's largest, publicly traded trucking firms.

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16 hrs ago | DVDCreation Reviews

Boyd Gaming Announces Senior Executive Appointments

Boyd Gaming Corporation today announced several senior executive appointments aimed at refining the Company's operations and driving future growth.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Boyd Bros Transportation, Marketing, Gaming

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Heavy Duty Trucking

Covenant Profit Doubles During Second Quarter

Tennessee-based Covenant Transportation Group said net income totaled $3.8 million, or 25 cents per share, compared with net income of $1.9 million, or 13 cents per share in the second quarter of 2013 while total revenue was $173.7 million, an increase of 0.7% during the same time.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Covenant Transport, Truckers

The City Wire

ArcBest announces 3-cent quarterly dividend

The Board of Directors of Fort Smith-based ArcBest Corp. announced Thursday of 3 cents per share payable Aug. 21 to shareholders of record Aug. 7. ArcBest shares closed Thursday at $43.21, up 47 cents.

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

Voodoo Five

Stampeding the 2014 USF Football Roster - #31 RB Darius Tice

Darius is the leading returning rusher on the roster, with 141 yards on 35 carries.

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Related Topix: Transportation, USF, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of South Florida NCAA

Transport Topics

Swift Transportation Net Dips 19%

Swift Transportation Co. said net income slipped 19% to $40.2 million, hurt by weaker profit margins at its dedicated and refrigerated units.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Swift Transportation Co

AmericanBankingNews.com

Landstar System Given Neutral Rating at Credit Suisse

's stock had its "neutral" rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at Credit Suisse in a report issued on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Landstar System, Transportation

The Motley Fool

Before Boyd Gaming Corp.'s Q2 Results: What To Look For

Though locally known and loved, casinos like this struggle as Americans are less willing to part with their hard earned income following the financial crisis of 2008.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Boyd Bros Transportation, Las Vegas Sands, Gaming

Transport Topics

Covenant's Net Income Rises to $3.8 Million

Covenant Transportation Group reported its first-quarter net income rose to $3.8 million, or 25 cents per share, from $1.9 million, or 13 cents, a year ago.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Covenant Transport

WJOL-AM Joliet

An Eye Opening Look at the Trucking Industry

Following the fatal crash on I-55, a listener sent WJOL a letter detailing her experience with truckers and trucking companies.

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Related Topix: Truckers

UnionLeader.com

'Biggest' Market Basket protest planned Friday

Market Basket workers will hold what organizers hope is their "biggest and final" rally tomorrow, but are prepared to continue protests should the grocery chain's board not heed their calls to reinstate former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas.

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Related Topix: Transportation, JB Hunt Transport Services

Xenia Daily Gazette

Jobs available at truck show

There are more than 700 jobs available from vendors at the 2014 Expedite Expo set for this weekend in Wilmington, and one Ohio company is looking to fill nearly 350 of them.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, OH, Clinton County, OH

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Landstar System's (LSTR) CEO Henry Gerkens on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Good afternoon, and welcome to Landstar System Inc.'s Second Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call.

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Related Topix: Landstar System, Transportation, Marketing

Seeking Alpha

Forward Air Corporation's (FWRD) CEO Bruce Campbell on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Before we begin, I'd like to point out that both the press release and this call are accessible on the Investor Relations section of Forward Air's website at www.forwardair.com.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Forward Air, Logistics, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

TheStreet.com

Why Landstar System (LSTR) Stock Is Up Today

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Related Topix: Transportation, Landstar System, Mozilla, Financial Markets, TheStreet

The Motley Fool

Is FedEx's Trouble With the Feds a Game-Changer?

Rather than capitulate to the charges, like fellow logistics company United Parcel Service , FedEx is fighting the accusation in court.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Medicine, Valium, Valrelease, Diazepam (generic), Xanax, Alprazolam (generic), Drug Enforcement Administration

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