Richard G. Phillips will remain chief executive officer of Pilot Freight Services, and his family “will maintain a significant equity stake” in the company.
The freight broker and third-party logistics provider also said Wednesday it has completed the integration of truckload-oriented freight broker Command Transportation, LLC, which it acquired in June 2015 for $420 million.
The railroad transportation equipment manufacturer posted net earnings of $183.2 million in fiscal 2016, ended Aug. 31, a 5 percent decrease from the previous fiscal year, even as revenues reached a record $2.68 billion.
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Meanwhile, a judge in STX Offshore’s Korean bankruptcy proceedings has ordered the troubled shipbuilder to put its shipyard up for sale along with its profitable cruise ship subsidiary based in France, according to multiple media reports.
The Japanese carrier said it will use the funds to invest in its growth, boost the company's earnings base to increase business competitiveness, and to raise funds for vessel-related facilities.
With recent technology advances, shippers could come to see freight procurement as adding value to the supply chain, rather than as a chore.