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What The Truck?!? - February 8, 2019

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Episode Summary:

What the Truck is going on in all things freight this week? Zach Strickland and Ashley Coker join Chad Prevost to discuss the weekly market playbook: ECHO beats earnings on managed transportation growth, Old Dominion beats Q4 earnings estimates, keeps OR below 80 mark, Saia's earnings are solid; Schneider gets an uplift from Merrill Lynch, USA Truck continues the trend: another strong quarter, improvement in OR, a jump in the stock price. Finally, Chad and Zach play Big Deal, Little Deal (what's the deal with you)?

Episode Notes:

What the Truck is going on in all things freight this week?

Redwood Logistics is one of the nation's fastest growing logistics providers, fueled by industry-leading technology and a passionate team of experts. From Multimodal Brokerage and dedicated truckload to 3rd party logistics and TMS consulting, implementation and integration… Redwood Logistics delivers next-generation solutions for its clients—and much more than a truckload.

Zach Strickland and Ashley Coker join Chad Prevost to discuss the weekly market playbook:

Weekly Market Update: Has the freight market bottomed?

ECHO beats earnings on managed transportation growth

Old Dominion beats Q4 earnings estimates, keeps OR below 80 mark

Saia's earnings are solid; Schneider gets an uplift from Merrill Lynch

USA Truck continues the trend: another strong quarter, improvement in OR, a jump in the stock price

And then on to the other big headlines of the week:

Why trucking freight futures now?

Convoy eliminates human intervention in load-matching

Finally, Chad and Zach play Big Deal, Little Deal (what's the deal with you)?

An Australian first — Port of Melbourne breaks three million TEU mark Big deal or Little deal?

Logistics Property to develop distribution center on Chicago's southwest side Big deal or Little deal?

Impact of Tesla's Maxwell Technologies acquisition uncertain on existing Maxwell fleet business Big deal or Little deal?

FourKites raises $50 million in Series C financing Big deal or Little deal?

Autonomous trucks will save carriers money and improve driver livelihoods Big deal or Little deal?

January truck orders fall; cancellations start rising Big deal or Little deal?

WorkHound reduces driver turnover by giving fleets actionable insights based on driver concerns Big deal or Little deal?

White House help on ELD exemptions for small-business truckers sought Big deal or Little deal?

About the show:

What the Truck?!? is FreightWaves' irreverent podcast breaking down the biggest stories in transportation and logistics. Join FreightWaves writers John Paul Hampstead and Chad Prevost on Friday afternoons as we discuss all things freight.

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