Jacksonville, Fla.-based Landstar System, Inc. reported record first quarter revenues of $780.9 million for the first quarter of 2016.
The Thomasville, N.C.-based less-than-truckload carrier surpassed analyst expectations, posting earnings per share of $0.80 for the quarter.
The Atlanta-based parcel giant reported increased revenues in all of its business segments, and surpassed analyst expectations with an earnings per share of $1.32 for the quarter.
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American Shipper’s sister publication, the Adam Smith Project, wrote Monday about the dangers of recalibrating trade statistics to suit policy initiatives.
The International Longshoremen’s Association is calling for a shutdown of ports along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, and a march in Washington.