More revenue per mile boosts J.B. Hunt earnings despite fewer trucks running in fleet

More revenue per mile boosts J.B. Hunt earnings despite fewer trucks running in fleet

A revenue increase boosted earnings for J.B. Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ: JBHT), as the carrier reported second-quarter net earnings of $151.7 million, or $1.37 per share, versus second-quarter 2017 net earnings of $97.9 million, or 88 cents per share.

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FedEx notes volume increases, higher rates in earnings call

FedEx notes volume increases, higher rates in earnings call

Shrugging off any potential disruption due to trade war, FedEx Corp. executives were upbeat about the outlook for 2019 for both the general economy and FedEx’s operating units during its fiscal 2018 fourth-quarter and year-end earnings call on Tuesday.

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Food shippers’ margins squeezed by freight costs

Food shippers’ margins squeezed by freight costs

Large food shippers are citing rapidly inflating freight costs as headwinds to their earnings, including Smuckers, Kraft Heinz, Tyson, Hershey, and General Mills. We round up the impacts to their businesses here, based on earnings call transcripts.

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Navistar continues strong earnings run

Navistar continues strong earnings run

Navistar has rolled out a series of new products in the last few years and the strong overall economy is helping the once-beleaguered truck maker rebound with another strong performance in its second-quarter earnings, beating Wall Street estimates.

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