Daily Archives: August 15, 2016

XPO Logistics Professional Drivers Take Top Honors at 2016 National Truck Driving Championships

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GREENWICH, Conn. – August 15, 2016 – XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO) today announced that two of its professional truck drivers each took first place in their competition classes at the 2016 National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC). The event was held this past weekend in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Known as the “Super Bowl of Safety,” the NTDC began in 1937 and is conducted annually by the American Trucking Associations. The competition brings together some 400 of the nation’s most accomplished professional drivers. The participants must win at the state level to advance to the national finals.

Taking home national titles for XPO Logistics this year were two of the company’s less-than-truckload drivers:

  • Chris Poynor, from Pasco, Wash., winner of the twin-trailer competition class; and
  • Jeff Langenhahn, from Stevens Point, Wisc., winner of the tank truck class. Langenhahn was the NTDC Grand Champion in 2014.

Read more at xpo.com

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ABF Freight Announces Revised Rates

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FORT SMITH, Arkansas, August 15, 2016 — ABF Freight®, an ArcBestsm company (Nasdaq: ARCB), today announced an increase in general rates and charges effective August 29, 2016.

Rates will increase by about 5.25 percent, although the effect on specific lanes and shipments will vary.

New rates will be available to customers through abf.com on or before August 29.

Read more at abfs.com

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