August 2015 Archive

M&A in the Trucking Market

It’s official: The transportation and logistics industry is a hotbed of mergers and acquisitions. Major transportation company FedEx is currently in the process of finalizing its most recent deal to buy European delivery company TNT. The $4.8 billion TNT acquisition marks the shipping giant’s second major acquisition of the year,

Volvo Demonstrates Adaptive Loading System

HEYBURN, Idaho — Volvo Trucks rolled out a drivetrain system that management hopes will give the company a larger presence among liquid and bulk haulers, regional distribution carriers and trucking companies that often deal with diminishing loads or empty backhauls. The adaptive loading system, built around an electronically controlled suspension, switches