Selasa, 30 April 2013
Revenue rises to $520.7 million from $440.9 million
First quarter 2013 net loss of $13.4 million, or $0.52 per share
Emerging, non-asset-based businesses continue growth trends and cash generation
ABF labor contract negotiations continue and remain important to lowering ABF's cost structure
Arkansas Best Corporation today reported a first quarter 2013 net loss despite continued encouraging
Senin, 29 April 2013
Employees at New Penn terminals in four locations were recently honored for achieving new safety milestones. The Milton, Pa., Cinnaminson, N.J., Altoona, Pa., and Burlington, Vt. terminals have all passed the one year mark with perfect safety records that hold true even today. This safety accomplishment was achieved through the attentive safety focus of terminal employees, supported and
Jumat, 26 April 2013
C.B. "Candy" Montoya, Albuquerque, N.M., road driver, reached an almost-unheard-of milestone in January 2013: 4 million miles without a preventable accident—something achieved by only 48 of YRC Freight's 12,000-plus drivers.
That's a remarkable achievement, indeed, but there's more to the story.
Before joining YRC Freight in 1972, he drove for Shell and Chevron for 17 years with a perfect
Proposed Five-Year Contracts Protect Strong Health Care Benefits While Significantly Increasing Funding For Pensions, Health And Welfare Funds
The Teamsters Union announced today that it has reached tentative agreements with UPS [NYSE: UPS] on new five-year national contracts for package and freight workers that protect their health care benefits, provide substantial wage increases and
Kamis, 25 April 2013
Chemtreat, one of the largest and fastest-growing industrial water treatment companies in theAmericas, has recently awarded Holland with its 2012 LTL Carrier of the Year Award. This is the second year in a row, and the fourth time since 2004 that Holland has received this prestigious award.
Selections for this award are made by rigorous evaluation of carriers across a number of objective and
ABF has earned the 2013 National LTL Carrier of the Year Award from the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC). ABF was recognized during the NASSTRAC Conference and Expo in Orlando, Florida, April 23. ABF also earned the Carrier of the Year Award in 2010 and 2011.
“This prestigious award recognizes all ABF employees whose dedication to safety, cargo handling and
Rabu, 24 April 2013
Johns Hopkins University is recruiting IBT members who are commercial drivers for a study on distracted driving. By taking this quick, 10-minute online survey, you can enter a drawing for a free iPad 3.
All answers are confidential. You must be over the age of 18 and be able to read English to participate.
The survey is accessible via www.surveymonkey.com/s/HopkinsDrivingSurvey and is open to
Selasa, 23 April 2013
YRC Freight, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc., has announced today that the network optimization plan submitted to union leaders in March 2013 has been approved.
The network optimization is a key component of YRC Freight's strategy to continuously improve customer service by reducing the handling of shipments and excess time in transit. The transportation team and network engineers at YRC
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is expected to decide whether to adopt YRC Worldwide Inc.’s sweeping change of operations request by the end of the week after meeting with union leadership in Dallas on Friday.
YRC Freight, a subsidiary of Overland Park-based less-than-truckload carrier YRC Worldwide, is looking to optimize its network by rearranging terminals and distribution
Senin, 22 April 2013
ABF Press Release
ABF and Teamster bargaining teams have agreed to another extension of the contract through the end of May. Our goal is to return ABF to profitability, which will preserve jobs and retirements while still providing the best wage and benefits package in the industry. We must ensure ABF’s long-term viability with a contract that reflects how the rest of the industry operates.
Minggu, 21 April 2013
Another 30-Day Extension for ABF Contract; Teamsters Committee Disappointed With Company’s Proposals
The Teamsters National ABF Negotiating Committee met with ABF this week in Dallas, and the committee is disappointed with the company’s initial economic proposals.
The company’s economic proposal seeks significant reductions in health and welfare and pension benefits as well as deep wage cuts. For example,the company closed the week seeking an across-the board 6.5 percent wage reduction as
Reaction to U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Ruling on Pilot Program
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is disappointed in the court’s decision upholding the legality of the pilot program to open our borders to unsafe Mexican trucks. The union is reviewing its options with our attorneys.
In the meantime, the Teamsters will continue to fight to uphold safety standards on our highways.
Representatives of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters are meeting in Dallas on Friday to discuss YRC Worldwide Inc.’s proposed change of operations request
The meeting, which is being attended by union leadership from throughout the country, will determine whether the union that represents more than 25,000 of the Overland Park less-than-truckload carrier’s employees will consent to a
Rabu, 10 April 2013
Local YRC Freight workers are angry about the company’s plans to close the West Chester Twp. freight distribution hub after union employees took pay cuts, had the company’s pension contributions reduced, and gave up vacation time under the impression that these concessions would help keep the company running.
“That’s what kept this company open and then they turn around and take your jobs
The Michigan Trucking Association (MTA) has named Holland professional driver Mike Finn as their 2013 Driver of the Year. The honor is extended to just one Michigan driver per year to recognize excellence in safety, work habits, and public and customer relations. The Driver of the Year is selected from the twelve Drivers of the Month. He accepted his award from Ruth Johnson, the Michigan
Selasa, 02 April 2013
Johns Hopkins University is recruiting IBT members who are commercial drivers for a study on distracted driving. By taking this quick, 10-minute online survey, you can enter a drawing for a free iPad 3. All answers are confidential. You must be over the age of 18 and be able to read English to participate.
The survey is accessible via www.surveymonkey.com/s/HopkinsDrivingSurvey and is open