NEW YORK— Trucking company Con-way said Friday its freight business will raise its rates on Monday. Con-way said the increase will offset higher costs, including greater compensation programs for drivers, regulatory compliance and equipment costs. Con-way Inc. gets the majority of its revenue from the freight business.» Read More
PHOENIX _ Knight Transportation Inc. on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $25.1 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 27 cents per share. Analysts expected $264.8 million, according to Zacks.
Oct 21- As fracking accelerates in North American shale fields, oilfield services providers Halliburton Co and Baker Hughes Inc are stockpiling sand to protect themselves against rising costs and are buying more railcars to transport the haul. Halliburton, the world's largest provider of fracking services, is more than doubling its railcar fleet and...
MONDOVI, Wis. _ Marten Transport Ltd. on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $7.7 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 25 cents per share. Analysts expected $175.8 million, according to Zacks.
MOMBASA, Kenya, Oct 3- Protesters in Kenya ended a blockade on Friday that had disrupted the transport of cargo by truckers on the main trade artery from Mombasa port to Nairobi and the wider east African region. At least 90 percent of all cargo arriving at the Indian Ocean port of Mombasa is ferried to final destinations in Kenya and landlocked neighbours by road,...
MOMBASA, Kenya, Oct 3- Protesters in Kenya blocked truckers on the only highway from Mombasa port to the capital Nairobi on Friday, threatening to choke the main trade artery with much of east Africa. Kenya's government has said about 30,000 Kenyan workers would be employed to build a multi-billion dollar standard gauge railway from Mombasa to Nairobi, with only...
CNBC's Phil LeBeau; Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, and Mike Roeth, Carbon War Room, discuss reducing carbon output.
Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, and Mike Roeth, Carbon War Room, discuss how trucking companies will likely benefit by reducing fuel usage.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau; Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, and Mark Roeth, Carbon War Room, discuss a new initiative to make the trucking industry far more efficient.
The delays have been perpetuated also by a surge in rail deliveries of crude oil and grain, leaving power producers such as FirstEnergy Corp scrambling for transport alternatives before winter sets in, potentially adding to costs.
LONDON/ HELSINKI/ COPENHAGEN, Aug 19- Team Niinivirta, a Finnish family-run transportation firm, turned 60 this year, but its third-generation managers now don't know if the business will see Christmas, because of Russia's new ban on European food imports.
NEW YORK, Aug 18- Washington's decision to allow exports of an ultra light crude offers a potential boon to U.S. producers that will bypass drillers in the Permian basin, because the country's fastest growing shale play lacks pipelines or affordable trucking.
James Welch, YRC Worldwide, provides the latest read on the trucking industry and weighs in on truck safety. Seventy percent of all truck accidents are caused by a vehicle, but clearly we need to put automation in the cab, Welch points out.
CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at highway safety and how new technology is being used to prevent terrible crashes and tragedies on the road.
CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at highway safety and long-haul trucking.
BUENOS AIRES, July 11- Argentine truckers said on Friday they would go on strike from July 21 for an indefinite period in a move that could affect the delivery of grains to the main export ports in the agricultural powerhouse.
Drivers in a labor dispute with three trucking companies at the ports of LA and Long Beach began an indefinite strike Monday.
CHICAGO, July 7- As North Americans hit the highways, airports and rails for vacations this summer, it's not hard to believe that some of the most robust stocks are in the transportation industry- particularly in an improving economy.
*$25.5 bln project to give S.Sudan, Ethiopia sea access. LAMU, Kenya, June 20- The latest in a string of militant attacks on Kenya's coast has dealt a fresh blow to the economy, but the threat this time goes beyond the tourist trade to an ambitious $25.5 billion port and transport scheme next to the historic town of Lamu.
*TransForce says deal to add immediately to earnings. June 2- Canadian trucking company TransForce Inc said it would buy truckload company Transport America Inc from private equity firm Goldner Hawn Johnson& Morrison Inc in a $310 million deal to benefit from higher pricing in the United States.
June 2- Canadian trucking company TransForce Inc said it would buy truckload transport and logistics company Transport America Inc for $310 million, including debt, from private equity firm Goldner Hawn Johnson& Morrison Inc..