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Swift, Knight enter merger agreement

In 2016, Swift reported just over $4 billion in revenue, and Knight reported $1.1 billion in revenue. The merger is expected to close in the third quarter of this year, subject to regulatory approvals and closing conditions.

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Schneider goes public, driver rings opening bell at NYSE

Schneider driver Bob Wyatt, who has been with the company for 44 years and has logged over 5 million miles without an accident, had the honor of ringing the bell to open the day’s NYSE trading. Schneider began trading shares of common stock Thursday.

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Dart Transit set to raise owner-operator pay

The company announced it is increasing long-haul owner-operator pay by two cents per mile, starting at $1.02 per loaded mile, depending on where an owner-operator lives.

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USA Truck named finalist for military employer honor

USA Truck has been named a finalist for the 2017 Most Valuable Employers for Military (MVE), awarded by RecruitMilitary.

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Celadon boosts driver pay for owner-operators, company drivers

The pay for flatbed and reefer owner-operators has been increased to 75 percent of gross revenue in approximately 15 states within the company's freight network.

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Major fleet expands with new reefer division

Roadrunner Temperature Controlled will start with approximately 400 drivers from two of Roadrunner's companies, 300 of which are owner-operators, Roadrunner says.

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USA Truck logistics business expanding into Mexico

USAT Logistics, a division of USA Truck, is expanding its business with the opening of USAT Logistics de Mexico, located in Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico.

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Schneider recognized for being ‘military-friendly’ employer

More than a quarter of Schneider's workforce has a military background, the company says.

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Driver wins Harley for receiving company award

Arthur Clubb, out of Missoula, Mont., earned the recognition after driving 156,365 miles and delivering 121 loads in 2016.

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Averitt Express drivers’ donations to St. Jude topped $500k in 2016

The donations were made through the company’s employee giving program, Averitt Cares for Kids. More than 86 percent of the company’s employees donate $1 every week as part of the program.

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