Revenue Growth Management
Ryder customer web portal aims to simplify fleet visibility and compliance
MIAMI, Fla. -- Ryder System has launched the Ryder Fleet Management Portal, an online tool designed to help customers simplify fleet management activities to improve visibility, compliance, and decision making.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT IN 2014? SLOWER FREIGHT GROWTH, MAXED OUT CAPACITY
Industry forecaster FTR held one of its always-informative State of Freight Webinars last week, in which senior consultant Noel Perry predicted the year ahead. He said he expects the US economy to strengthen in 2014, but freight growth will...
Cold weather puts chill on Mullen’s Q4 earnings; still achieves record revenues
OKOTOKS, Alta. -- Mullen Group reported record earnings for 2013, but the trucking segment suffered from inclement weather in the fourth quarter, as well as mid-week holidays in the month of December.
WHY MULLEN GROUP’S SPENDING $100 MILLION THIS YEAR
Mullen Group recently announced its Board approved a $100-million capital budget it’ll use mostly to buy new equipment. About $25 million of that will go towards buying trucks and trailers for its trucking/logistics segment, Mullen...
TransForce nears closing of Clarke deal, adds landfill capacity for waste division
MONTREAL, Que. -- TransForce announced today it has met all the conditions required to close its deal to acquire Clarke Transport and Clarke Road Transport. The deal should conclude Jan. 1, 2014, the company announced.
Ontario truckers told to master art of increasing prices
TORONTO, Ont. -- Noel Perry of FTR Associates is holding up four fingers and one thumb. He had asked a room full of Ontario trucking executives, rhetorically, “how many dry van carriers or reefer carriers have the capability to bid - in a...
Hitting the moving target on fuel surcharges: a critical conversation for shippers and carriers
TORONTO, Ont.-- In a panel discussion on fuel surcharges at the CITT’s National Conference on Supply Chain & Logistics today, Lou Smyrlis, editorial director of Truck News, asked shippers, carriers, and oil industry experts to weigh...