Monthly Archives: January 2016

Daylight To Offer New 2-Day NE/SE Service

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January 29, 2016 – Daylight Transport is known for fast and reliable coast-to-coast LTL service. In 2016, at the request of our customers, we will be adding a 2-day service from the Northeast to the Southeast United States. The addition of our 2-day service from points in the Northeast to the Southeast is a natural progression and will enhance the value we bring to our clients.

Daylight is known throughout the transportation world for world-class speed, reliability and customer service. Adding additional service lanes will allow even more businesses to experience the Daylight Difference.

Read more at www.dylt.com

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Roadrunner Announces Conference Call to Discuss 2015 Q4 Results

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Cudahy, WI – Jan. 20, 2016 – Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE: RRTS), a leading asset-light transportation and logistics services provider, today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2015, on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Roadrunner Transportation Systems will release its 2015 fourth quarter financial results that day immediately after market close.

Read more at www.rrts.com

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LME Increases Announced for February 1, 2016

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New Brighton, MN, January 18, 2016 — James Morse, Vice President of Pricing for LME, issued the following open letter to LME customers announcing rate increases to be effective February 1, 2016.

Dear Valued Customer:

First, thank you for your business and choosing LME as your transportation provider. We sincerely appreciate the opportunity to serve you and your customers.

Due to increased costs, LME will be taking a general rate increase. Costs continue to rise in the areas of technology, insurance, equipment and in working to hire qualified drivers. LME continues to re-invest in these very important areas of our business so we may offer the quality service you have come to expect.

LME will take a general rate increase of 4.5% effective February 1, 2016. We will accomplish this by decreasing the discount and increasing our minimum charges and commodity rates rather than increase the LME base rate.

Read more at www.lme4me.com

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Roadrunner Names Curtis Stoelting President and COO

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1/18/2016
Roadrunner Transportation Systems Names Curtis Stoelting President and Chief Operating Officer

Cudahy, WI – January 18, 2016 – Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE: RRTS) today announced the hiring of Curtis Stoelting as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Stoelting was also appointed to Roadrunner’s Board of Directors.

Mr. Stoelting served as the Chief Executive Officer and a director of TOMY International/RC2 Corporation from January 2003 to March 2013. RC2 Corporation (NASDAQ: RCRC) was acquired by TOMY Company, Ltd. in April 2011. He previously served as RC2’s Chief Operating Officer from 2000 to 2003, Executive Vice President from 1998 to 2000 and Chief Financial Officer from 1994 to 1998. Prior to that, Mr. Stoelting was with Arthur Andersen for 12 years.

Read more at www.rrts.com

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TRNet Statement Regarding LandAir Express

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (January 13, 2016) —The Reliance Network will no longer include LandAir Express of New England. The TRNet carriers have worked proactively to recover and deliver all shipments that were destined for LandAir’s network in NY and New England.

Serving and protecting relationships with our customers has always been our first priority. TRNet will continue to provide service to customers throughout North America.

For customer service questions, please contact 1-800-AVERITT (283-7488).

Please direct all media inquiries to Geoff Muessig, executive director of TRNet, via email at GMuessig@pittohio.com.

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (January 6, 2016) — The Reliance Network executive committee was made aware that one of its members, LandAir Express of New England, was in an out-of-service operating status. Reacting quickly during the holiday season, the TRNet team took action to identify resources to deliver freight currently in our system.

We certainly regret delays experienced by some of our customers during this time and are working to make sure all shipments are delivered as soon as possible. We have full confidence in our ability to continue to provide reliable service throughout North America.

For customer service questions, please contact 1-800-AVERITT (283-7488).

Please direct all media inquiries to Geoff Muessig, executive director of TRNet, via email at GMuessig@pittohio.com.

Read more at averittexpress.com

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Select ABF Freight Cargo Handlers Earn Membership in 2016 Load Team

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  • Exceptional freight-handling professionals from 10 ABF Freight Service Centers earn recognition
  • Selections based on personal integrity, safety records and proven ability to load trailers optimally

FORT SMITH, Arkansas, January 14, 2016 — ABF Freight®, an ArcBest company (Nasdaq: ARCB), is honoring 10 dockworkers with membership in the 2016 ABF Freight Load Team, an elite group of top freight-handling professionals from distribution centers throughout the ABF Freight North American network.

The 2016 Load Team members and their service centers are: Marc Abrahams of Carlisle, Pennsylvania; Derek Jones of Albuquerque, New Mexico; Chris Barlett of Dayton, Ohio; Gary Odom of Little Rock, Arkansas; David Borem of South Chicago, Illinois; Javiel Pena of Dallas; Jay Bouck of Salt Lake City; Marcus Rushin Jr. of Atlanta; Gerald Coleman II of Kansas City, Missouri; and Stephen Trueblood of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Load Team members are selected on the basis of their safety records, involvement in ABF Freight’s Quality Process, personal integrity and their ability to load trailers in an optimal fashion — all skills that facilitate the safe, timely and efficient movement of shipments. The Load Team program was established in 1994 to honor outstanding performance and to draw upon dock employees’ insights regarding dock procedures and equipment.

Read more at abfs.com

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OLD DOMINION FREIGHT LINE’S FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END 2015 CONFERENCE CALL ON THE INTERNET

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THOMASVILLE, N.C. (January 7, 2016)─ Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) announced today that it plans to release its 2015 fourth quarter and year-end financial results before opening of trading on Thursday, February 4, 2016. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and outlook at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, February 4, 2016.

An online, real-time webcast of Old Dominion’s quarterly conference call will be available at www.odfl.com on Thursday, February 4, 2016, at 10:00 a.m.
(Eastern Time). The online replay will be available at approximately 1:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) and continue for 30 days. A telephonic replay of the call will also be available through February 13, 2016, at 719-457-0820, confirmation number 3433775.

Read more at odfl.com

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