CHATTANNOGA, Tenn. — In what the company is calling an ongoing effort to prepare for the future success of the company, the board of directors of U.S. Xpress Enterprises said Eric Fuller is assuming the role of CEO and named Lisa Quinn Pate as the new president and chief administrative officer, effective immediately.
COLUMBUS, Ind. — Preliminary February U.S. Net Trailer Orders total 26,400 units, ACT Research reported March 16. The figure is about 20 percent down from January but represents a 24 percent increase from the same month last year.
ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations will host the first annual ATA Economic Summit July 20 in Arlington, Va., for its motor carrier and private fleet members.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Total February truckload freight volume increased 48 percent from the same month last year, DAT Solutions reported yesterday. However, the DAT North American Freight Index fell 13 percent to 345 and spot truckload rates fell across the board compared to January. An influx of capacity from contract carriers held down spot van and refrigerated freight rates.
After inching up for the past four weeks, U.S. on-highway diesel prices took a nose dive of 1.5 cents Monday to a national average of $2.564 a gallon.
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Schneider, a provider of transportation, intermodal and logistics services, has agreed to a new multi-year agreement with CSX Transportation under which the railroad will continue to serve as one of Schneider’s primary rail providers.