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Old Dominion Freight Keeps On Truckin’ Its Way Ahead

OLD DOMINION FREIGHT LINEAs a 10-year-old, David Congdon accompanied his dad to meet with truck drivers. His father, who ran Old Dominion Freight Lines, told his employees that the more the company succeeds, the more they can earn.

Congdon, 56, now conveys the same message to his workforce of about 14,000 full- and part-timers. He’s president and chief executive of Old Dominion Freight Lines (ODFL), a transportation firm founded by his grandparents in 1934.

“My dad is 81 and our executive chairman,” Congdon said. “He tells me, ‘The thing you brought to the business is a participatory style of management.’ He sees how I listen to employees and reach consensus rather than shove things down their throat.”

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Con-way Freight Wins Second Consecutive LTL Carrier of the Year Award From Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation[Marketwire] – For the second consecutive year Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. , has been named LTL Carrier of the Year by Whirlpool Corporation . This is the third time …Yahoo! Finance: Trucking Industry News

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YRC Freight Recognized as DM Transportation 2011 Carrier of the Year

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[PR Newswire] – OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — YRC Freight, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW), is proud to announce its selection as the 2011 Carrier of the Year by DM Transportation, …
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Plenty of Freight, but Fleets Worry About Driver Shortage, High Fuel Costs

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Although very few fleets are expecting a shortage of freight to haul, lack of drivers, higher fuel and insurance costs appear to be dampening carriers’ enthusiasm to buy new power units in the near future, according to CK Commercial Vehicle Research’s Q2 2012 Fleet Sentiment Report.

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