The third part of a special program on Overnite Transportation founder J. Harwood Cochrane, 100 years old, and the rise of the trucking industry.
26 Jun 2013
UPS has a new national master package contract, but Teamsters in many regions threw up roadblocks by voting down key supplemental agreements and a UPS Freight contract, forcing a new round of negotiations.
26 Jun 2013
UPS has confirmed that members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have approved a national master contract, which covers about 235,000 full- and part-time employees in various divisions. The contract was set to expire on July 31, , and contract coverage has now been extended through July 31, 2018. the agreement covering UPS Freight employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and some local agreements will require additional negotiation.
25 Jun 2013
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters’ union members at UPS Freight, UPS’s less-than-truckload unit, have voted to reject a five-year contract proposal that was already approved by the company and union leadership.
12 Jun 2013
Con-way Freight will raise its less-than-truckload base rates 5.9 percent on average June 24, along with minimum charges and accessorial fees.
10 Jun 2013
The latest round of general rate increases points to higher contractual pricing to come as LTL carriers seek to regain lost pricing levels.
10 Jun 2013
FedEx Freight will raise its general tariff rates 4.5 percent on average July 1, following a route blazed by UPS Freight and ABF Freight System in May and June.
31 May 2013
UPS Freight today announced a general rate increase of 5.9 percent for non-contractual shipments in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
26 Apr 2013
UPS and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have reached a tentative agreement on two new five-year contracts for package and freight workers.
11 Mar 2013
The 10 less-than-truckload carriers with more than $1 billion in annual revenue increased combined sales 4.3 percent in 2012 to $23.2 billion.
15 Feb 2013
Less-than-truckload carrier UPS Freight says it will expand its full truckload business in 2013 as changing shipping patterns and tight capacity at traditional truckload operators spur intermodal and intramodal shift.
31 Jan 2013
UPS reported a net loss of $1.7 billion in the fourth quarter of 2012, falling $2.5 billion from a profit of $725 million in the fourth quarter of 2011.