XPO Logistics said the sale of its truckload operations includes approximately 3,000 tractors, 7,500 trailers and 29 facilities it acquired in its October 2015 purchase of Con-way Inc., and proceeds will be used to pay down debt.
The less-than-truckload carrier reported a net income of $85.6 million on revenues of $782.6 million for the third quarter of 2016, year-over-year increases of 1.4 percent and 0.4 percent, respectively.
Ocean freight rate benchmarking platform Xeneta said transpacific rates have been gradually rising since April, stripping out the short-term impact of Hanjin Shipping’s insolvency in late August.
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The real-time truckload tracking and visibility startup said it will use the investment funds to integrate more data sources into its platform, expand internationally, and cover additional transportation modes such as LTL, rail, intermodal and ocean.
The first logistics-focused technology accelerator Dynamo has its inaugural demo day Tuesday, and American Shipper recently visited Chattanooga to find out more.