The Daily Dash is a quick look at what is happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, one of the activist investors pushing for changes at Forward Air talks with FreightWaves on what potential he sees for the company. Plus, a key executive is retiring from FedEx Ground and UPS’ divestiture of UPS Freight was a long time in the making.
Former Forward Air (NASDAQ: FWRD) CFO Andy Clark sat down with FreightWaves to discuss his role as one of several activist investors seeking changes at the company.
Read what Clark told FreightWaves’ Todd Maiden: Former CFO sees ‘better path’ for Forward Air
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) said Tuesday that Henry J. Maier, president and CEO of its FedEx Ground parcel-delivery division, will retire on July 31.
Mark Solomon has more on Maier’s retirement and information on his successor: Maier to retire as head of FedEx’s ground parcel unit
Time for a divorce
The sale of UPS Freight by UPS Inc. (NYSE:UPS) ends a 15-year odyssey that never quite worked out the way the package delivery giant planned.
Mark Solomon looks back at UPS Freight: UPS closes curtain on tough 15-year-old LTL run
Covenant Logistics’ (NASDAQ: CVLG) continued overhaul showed signs of gains as the truckload carrier posted a slight sequential gain in net income from the third quarter of this year while its operating ratio weakened slightly.
John Kingston has the key metrics: Covenant sees big gains from last year plus improvement over Q3
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