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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Old Dominion Freight Line Commands a Valuation Premium

    Old Dominion announced a rise of 2.0% LTL tons in January and 3.2% in February. During the same months, its LTL shipments per day rose by over 6%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Does UPS’s Supply Chain & Freight Segment Do?

    UPS has addressed complex supply chain issues such as transportation, distribution, and international trade and brokerage services by offering a variety of services.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    Evaluating UPS’s Supply Chain and Freight Segment in 3Q15

    UPS has the fourth-highest market share in US freight. As of 2014, UPS’s freight segment had a market share of 8%. FedEx enjoys the highest market share.

    By Ally Schmidt
  • uploads///ODFL Competitive Landscape
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Who Are Old Dominion’s Biggest LTL Competitors Today?

    Old Dominion’s peer group includes LTL companies that compete in the national and regional marketplace. The company also competes with some US railroads.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Will Electronic Logging Device Enforcement Affect LTL Carriers?

    In this part, we’ll see whether LTL (less-than-truckload) carriers will be impacted by ELD (electronic logging device) implementation.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Which Less-than-Truckload Carrier Saw Highest Operating Cashflows?

    In this article, we’ll analyze the operating cash flows of these LTL (less-than-truckload) carriers in 1H17.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Why FedEx Might Miss on Earnings for Fiscal 1Q18

    Analysts are expecting a 12.1% rise in FDX’s adjusted earnings per share on a year-over-year basis.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///XPO ANR
    Earnings Report

    Why Analysts Are Recommending a ‘Buy’ for XPO Logistics

    XPO is covered by 19 analysts, who were surveyed by Thomson Reuters. Their consensus rating for XPO is 1.8, which represents a “buy.”

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///XPO Logistics
    Consumer

    XPO Logistics: Why Transportation Revenues Declined in 2Q17

    XPO Logistics (XPO) witnessed a 5.2% rise in the Transportation vertical revenues, excluding divestitures.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///YRCW Revenue
    Earnings Report

    What Led to YRC Worldwide’s Revenue Growth in 2Q17?

    In the second quarter of 2017, YRC Worldwide (YRCW) reported revenues of $1.26 billion, a 4.4% rise from $1.2 billion in 2Q16.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///UPS Adj OpMar
    Earnings Report

    Could United Parcel Service See Its Operating Margin Grow in 2017?

    In 2Q17, United Parcel Service’s operating profit rose 8.7% to $2.2 billion from $2.0 billion in 2Q16.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///UPS Revenue
    Earnings Report

    Could United Parcel Service’s Revenues Rise in 2H17?

    When compared with its 2Q16 revenues of $14.6 billion, UPS’s 2Q17 revenues rose 7.7%

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///FDX Capex
    Earnings Report

    What’s FedEx’s Capital Investment Outlook?

    In 3Q17, the company incurred a capex of $1.1 billion, which represents 7.4% of the 3Q17 total revenues of ~$15.0 billion.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Will Brexit Continue to Impact XPO Logistics?

    Following the United Kingdom’s decision to exit the European Union, XPO Logistic’s (XPO) stock fell 13.4% on June 24.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///ODFL Global
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside Old Dominion Freight Line’s Global Services

    Old Dominion unloads its less-than-truckload shipments dispatched by vendors onto an ocean container unit and onto the client’s steamship of choice.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///FDX OpMar
    Earnings Report

    Will FedEx Be Able to Expand Its Operating Margins in Fiscal 4Q16?

    Wall Street analysts are expecting FedEx’s operating margin to hit 11.7% in fiscal 4Q16, as compared to an actual margin of -10.9% in fiscal 4Q15.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///UPS Debt to EBITDA
    Company & Industry Overviews

    UPS: Where Is Its Leverage Stacked among Its Peers?

    UPS operates in a highly capital-intensive industry. The players spend billions of dollars in fleet acquisition and creating a hub-and-spoke model.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///UPS Supply Chain
    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Deep Dive into UPS’s Supply Chain and Freight Segment

    United Parcel Service’s (UPS) Supply Chain and Freight segment includes forwarding and logistics services, UPS Freight, truckload freight brokerage, and financial services through UPS Capital.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Should UPS’s Rising Leverage Be a Concern for Investors?

    Industry acquisitions have come at the cost of increasing leverage. UPS’s debt has increased from $11 billion at the end of 2014 to ~$15 billion at the end of 3Q15.

    By Ally Schmidt
  • uploads///freight volumes
    Earnings Report

    FedEx Freight: Slower-than-Anticipated Growth in Fiscal 2Q16

    Weak industrial production and global headwinds should continue to subdue growth for the FedEx Freight segment.

    By Ally Schmidt
  • uploads///ODFL SWOT
    Company & Industry Overviews

    What are ODFL’s most significant strengths and weaknesses?

    Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) has a strong pricing discipline and best-in-class service capabilities.

    By Ally Schmidt
  • uploads///LSTR Insurance Segment
    Company & Industry Overviews

    What does the Insurance segment of Landstar do?

    The insurance segment of Landstar System contributed about 1% to the company’s revenues for 2013, 2012, and 2011.

    By Ally Schmidt
  • uploads///LSTR subsidiaries
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Landstar System makes money

    Landstar’s success lies in its ability to provide a complete logistics solution through various transportation modes and up-to-date technology.

    By Ally Schmidt
  • uploads///SWFT Historical growth
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Swift Transportation’s history of successful growth

    Swift Transportation (SWFT) was founded in 1966. It was a small startup with just one truck. It was primarily operated by the owner.

    By Ally Schmidt
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