Transportation Archive

After Agreement in Court, Glo Reinstates All Flights

by Lance Turner 4/25/2017 05:01 pm

Glo Airlines of New Orleans reached an agreement in bankruptcy court that will allow it to reinstate all flights canceled amid a contract dispute with its direct air carrier.

Startup Airline Glo Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Reorganization

by Lance Turner 4/24/2017 03:41 pm

Glo, a New Orleans startup public charter operator that offers flights at the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, is filing for bankruptcy reorganization.

Imbalance of Power (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Consolidation of the airline industry has left consumers with fewer choices. It's increasingly a seller's market, and the airlines know it.

Former USA Truck Exec Martin Tewari Moves to Groendyke Transport

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Tewari joined USA Truck in September 2015 as president of trucking, a newly created position. He resigned March 13 to take a position at Groendyke.

Georgia Pacific, UAM-CTC Team Up to Train Workers for 21st Century

by Jan Cottingham 4/24/2017 12:00 am

A worker-training technique that evolved in the Middle Ages is gaining new currency in 21st century Crossett.

Innovation Center Puts UA And J.B. Hunt on Same Road

by Marty Cook 4/24/2017 12:00 am

The chance to work for J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell is nothing new for a lot of graduates of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Now, UA students will have the chance to work with J.B. Hunt.

Joseph Dean Joins Jetton General in Paragould (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Dean served as the vice president of economic development for the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce and most recently worked with Flake & Kelley Commercial of Little Rock as a member of its governmental consulting division.

Arkansas Trucking Association Highlights Parking Problem

by Marty Cook 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Finding safe, quality parking is harder than you would think. Imagine the millions of trucks on the road and then realize that there are a little more than 300,000 public and private parking spots allotted for them.

The High Cost of Bad Moods (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Research in behavioral science is showing that there is a trend toward higher irritability in the workplace — especially in the United States — and it has been more pronounced over the last 24 months.

USA Truck Names Jason Bates CFO

by Lance Turner 4/19/2017 04:12 pm

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren hires Jason Bates as executive vice president and CFO, filling a post left vacant by James Reed, who became CEO in January.

Video: Fitz Hill Talks Transparency in Leadership, Work at Scott Ford Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2017 10:55 am

Leaders should tell the truth, be transparent and communicate regularly with stakeholders during a crisis, says Fitz Hill in Part 2 of Arkansas Business' new video series on leadership.

J.B. Hunt 1Q Revenue Up 7 Percent

by Marty Cook 4/17/2017 10:22 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reports first-quarter income of $102.7 million, up from $100.1 million in the same quarter a year ago.

Acxiom Returning to Conway Roots

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 4/17/2017 12:00 am

With the sale last month of its Little Rock headquarters, plans to renovate its Conway campus and hopes of expanding its client base, Acxiom Corp. CEO Scott Howe says his company is evolving.

Suit Challenges Air Ambulance Patient Bills

by Mark Friedman 4/17/2017 12:00 am

James W. Ferrell of Drew County was shocked to receive a $29,000 bill from an air ambulance operator for his 41-mile trip to a hospital in late 2015.

Arkansas PR Pros on Pepsi, Hitler and Unfriendly Skies

by Kyle Massey 4/17/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas PR and advertising professionals were already scratching their heads over Pepsi's silly ad featuring the model Kendall Jenner and video of a bloodied man being dragged off an overbooked United Airlines flight, when presidential spokesman Sean Spicer oddly lifted Hitler from the bottom of history's list of worst dictators.

Too Much Too Much (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 4/17/2017 12:00 am

Online competition isn't the only change in the retail landscape. Many stores are closing because the malls that surround them just aren't attracting the kind of traffic they used to.

The Power of Apology (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/17/2017 12:00 am

Last week, United Airlines and White House spokesman Sean Spicer experienced the full-bore blast of social media scorn when they made huge mistakes yet balked at admitting error.

Promenade at Chenal Property Purchased for $4 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

A retail project in west Little Rock, commercial property in Sherwood, a parking lot in downtown Little Rock and two homes provide our five piece of multimillion-dollar transactions.

Grief, Pain and the Fall of Turner Grain

by Mark Friedman 4/10/2017 12:00 am

With his father's death in late 2013 and stress contributing to his losing some 60 pounds in 30 days, Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. co-owner Jason Coleman said he was in no condition to run his company in the months leading to its collapse in August 2014.

Arkansas Highway & Transportation Approves Bids In Northeast Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas State Highway Commission in March approved bids for several road improvement projects throughout northeast Arkansas.

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