WARREN, Mich. (AP) _ Universal Logistics Holdings, Inc. (ULH) on Thursday reported earnings of $42 million in its first quarter.
The Warren, Michigan-based company said it had net income of $1.56 per share.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Trucking company owner Mike Sodrel poured more than $1 million into his first campaign for a southern Indiana congressional seat nearly two decades ago.
Sodrel won’t say how big a check he’s writing this time as he looks to emerge from a big Republican field of candidates in the May 3 primary for the district that GOP U.S.
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart workers who once unloaded trucks now have a chance to drive them.
The nation's largest retailer has launched a training program that gives employees who work in its distribution or fulfillment centers a chance to become certified Walmart truck drivers through a 12-week program taught by the company's established drivers.
MADRID (AP) — Spain’s government and the country’s main trucking federations reached an agreement Friday on financial help for an industry hurt by high gas prices, but self-employed truckers said they would continue a 12-day strike.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — More than 200 forest companies in Maine will receive $6 million in grants through a state initiative looking to invigorate one of the state's oldest industries.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from his employer following the company owner’s death, according to a prosecutor.
Benjamin Padua Jr., 56, of Huntersville, pleaded guilty to wire fraud on Thursday and was released on bond, U.S.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Bangor-based trucking company Hartt Transportation has been sold to a Canadian firm, ending 73 years of local ownership.
Bison Transport President Rob Penner said the acquisition will transform the company into a top tier U.S.
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A former northwestern Indiana mayor is being allowed to stay out of prison while he appeals his conviction on bribery and tax evasion charges.
A federal judge ruled this past week that former Portage Mayor James Snyder had legitimate issues for appeal and could remain free on bond rather than surrender on Jan.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The founder of a Nebraska trucking firm has agreed to pay a $486,900 fine to the federal government for purchasing large amounts of his company's stock as a director without properly reporting it.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ports in California have been making headlines for their delays and supply chain backups. But the Port of Virginia has been running smoothly and outperforming other major ports on East Coast.
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The rate of expansion in the U.S. services sector, where most Americans work, hit a record high in October as demand remained strong even as supply chain problems persisted.
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The president of a Massachusetts trucking company is pleading guilty to federal charges related to a 2019 crash that killed seven motorcycle riders in New Hampshire.
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A former northwestern Indiana mayor who was found guilty of taking a $13,000 bribe from a trucking company and illegal tax evasion was sentenced Wednesday to 21 months in prison.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The owner of several Southern California trucking companies pleaded guilty to five felony charges involving tax evasion, COVID-19 relief fraud and an illegal repair of a tanker that resulted in a fatal explosion, federal prosecutors said.
LONDON (AP) — In a U-turn, Britain said Saturday it will issue thousands of emergency visas to foreign truck drivers to help fix supply-chain problems that have caused empty supermarket shelves, long lines at gas stations and shuttered pumps.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The driver of a girls home van in which eight children died in a fiery interstate crash in Alabama has filed suit against trucking companies based in California and Georgia and a driver, her lawyers said Monday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors indicated Tuesday that they won't pursue a new trial against the former president of Pilot Flying J and two of his former employees in connection to a rebate scheme aimed at cheating trucking companies out of millions of dollars.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Trucking officials are unhappy after the Alabama Department of Transportation moved with little notice to divert trucks from the Interstate 10 tunnel in Mobile.
The state announced Thursday that trucks had to detour from noon to 6 p.m.
HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Milk spilled from an overturned semitrailer shut down traffic for several hours along part of a freeway in western Michigan.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The white former president of Pilot Co., the nation’s largest fuel retailer, wants a Black federal judge to recuse himself from overseeing the retrial of a fraud case against him.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma will end a $300-a-week supplemental unemployment benefit next month, Gov. Kevin Stitt announced Monday.
To incentivize unemployed people to return to the work, Stitt said the state will offer a $1,200 stipend for the first 20,000 workers who get off unemployment and work at least 32 hours per week at a qualifying job.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — CSX railroad is buying a trucking company that specializes in hauling liquid chemicals.
The Jacksonville, Florida-based railroad said Wednesday that it had agreed to buy Quality Carriers Inc...
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — A truck was rolling down a highway in North Carolina when its windshield was struck by a fish...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton University has unveiled a plan to build a $75 million medical school facility, much of the funding for which will come from C...
DETROIT (AP) — In about three years, Navistar plans to start selling low-emission hydrogen-powered heavy trucks under a partnership with General Motors and a small distribution company called OneH2.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by prosecutors to restore the tossed convictions for the former president of Pilot Flying J and two of his former employees related to a rebate scheme to cheat trucking companies out of millions of dollars...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional monitor of federal pandemic aid is raising the possibility of a link between President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and a $700 million relief loan to a struggling trucking company...
Hall of Fame running back Jerome Bettis has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against a Pittsburgh company he had promoted for its commitment to diversity...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional watchdogs are questioning the government’s decision to award a $700 million coronavirus relief loan to a struggling trucking company on grounds its operations are critical for maintaining national security.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Two businesses are facing civil penalties for the illegal dumping of produced water resulting from oil and gas operations in southeastern New Mexico...
The Trump administration eased rules Thursday that limit working hours for truck drivers, and the changes brought immediate protests from labor and safety groups...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ride-share company Uber and on-demand meal delivery service Postmates sued Monday to block a broad new California law aimed at giving wage and benefit protections to people who work as independent contractors.
The owner of a trucking company who was killed in West Texas had moved from Las Vegas after a 2017 mass shooting at a music festival because he thought it would be safer, a sister said...
OPAL, Va. (AP) — Truck driver Lucson Francois was forced to hit the brakes just five minutes from his home in Pennsylvania...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was supposed to be a great year for marijuana entrepreneur Brian Blatz.
A Moon Township man allegedly took about $374,000 worth of customer credit card payments from the trucking company where he worked, according to Allegheny County detectives.
James R. Perry Jr., 29, worked as director of credit and collections billing and settlement for R&R Express in Crafton at the time the money went missing, investigators said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Detectives on Friday were investigating a possible domestic violence motive after a gunman shot and killed his ex-wife and four others before killing himself during a nearly 40-minute rampage in Southern California, authorities said...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gunman in Southern California fatally shot his ex-wife and a man at a trucking company before chasing after another man, killing him, and then driving to a home where he killed a father and daughter during a nearly 40-minute rampage, authorities said Thursday...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A California-based trucking company and one of its drivers were accused of negligence Friday in a pair of lawsuits as investigators sorted through the wreckage from a deadly bus crash on a New Mexico highway...
Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao visited Omaha on Tuesday to announce a new pilot program to help qualified young veterans get jobs in the trucking industry without additional training.
State transportation officials also gave Chao and her hosts, U.S.
Four years ago, a pickup truck crossed the median of a Texas Interstate and collided with a semitrailer truck, resulting in the death of 7-year-old boy in the pickup and leaving a 12-year-old girl a quadriplegic.
BELLEVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The owner of a trucking company whose dump truck collided with a school bus on a New Jersey highway said Friday he's "deeply saddened" by the accident that killed a student and teacher and injured more than 40 other people...
STAMFORD-Police are looking for a trucker who parked his big rig on Stamford’s West Side and then disappeared.
On Wednesday afternoon the man’s girlfriend filed a missing persons compliant for 56-year-old Christopher Wofford and the car she lent him on Sunday.
Commissions, bonuses drove the Pilot Flying J scandal, prosecutors say
CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee – Federal prosecutors Thursday gave jurors a peek at what they said was the driving force behind a massive rebate fraud at Pilot Flying J: commissions and bonuses for sales employees.
Matthew E. “Matt” King, 44, of Sioux City, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at a Sioux City hospital.
Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Morningside Chapel, Christy-Smith Funeral Home.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Federal safety regulators have shut down a troubled Iowa trucking company that owned the semitrailer involved in a human trafficking case in which 10 immigrants died in Texas...
U.S. officials are abandoning plans to require sleep apnea screening for truck drivers and train engineers, a decision that safety experts say puts millions of lives at risk...
Lyndy Howard Williams, 55, of Burlington, passed away at 5:22 p.m. Friday, July 28, 2017, at Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport.
He was born on May 3, 1962, in Orange County, Calif., to Howard and Mary Lambright Williams.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The trucking company linked to the recent deadly human smuggling case in Texas had promoted itself as an American success: a family firm whose hard-working drivers helped keep the U...
The world is a much different place than it was 30 years ago. The last time our tax code received a major overhaul, trucking was still a regulated industry. The United States is facing stiff competition from other nations in an increasingly global marketplace, where our comparative advantage is significantly diminished by the highest corporate tax rates in the developed world.