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PAM: Lawsuit Threatens Driver Wage Model

PAM: Lawsuit Threatens Driver Wage Model

by Marty Cook – 2 weeks ago

PAM Transport Inc. of Tontitown is fighting a class-action lawsuit brought in 2016 that it said could send shock waves through the trucking industry and radically change the way drivers are paid.


USA Truck Chairman Bob Peiser Steps Down

USA Truck Chairman Bob Peiser Steps Down

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Chairman Bob Peiser of USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren resigned from the company's board of directors, the company announced in a filing with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. read more >

Bankruptcy Judge OKs Windstream Bonuses

Bankruptcy Judge OKs Windstream Bonuses

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A bankruptcy judge in New York last week approved Windstream Holdings Inc.'s request to use up to $24 million for bonuses for executives. read more >

At What Price? (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

At What Price? (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

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Uber has become a verb like Google and is gaining more competitors in a market that will soon be saturated. Will having more ride-sharing options make any of us more likely to need a ride, or will ride-sharing become a commodity in which price is the primary differentiator? read more >

Northwest Arkansas Plugs Into Innovation

Northwest Arkansas Plugs Into Innovation

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Nelson Peacock is hopeful that the arrival of a global innovation company will help spur northwest Arkansas' business ecosystem and solve some nagging logistical problems. read more >

Uniti Group Reports 1Q Income of $2.5M

Uniti Group Reports 1Q Income of $2.5M

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Uniti Group Inc. of Little Rock reports first-quarter net income of $2.5 million, or 1 cent per share, up from $1.2 million, or a loss of 1 cent per share, in the same quarter last year. read more >

Walmart Begins Rolling Out Next-Day Shipping

Walmart Begins Rolling Out Next-Day Shipping

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Walmart is rolling out free next-day delivery on its most popular items, increasing the stakes in the retail shipping wars. The retailer says next-day delivery will roll out to 75% of the U.S. population by year-end. read more >

Startup Roadie Gets More Stephens Cash

Startup Roadie Gets More Stephens Cash

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Five years after its founding, Roadie, the crowdsourced delivery service startup based in Atlanta, has attracted partnerships with major retailers, including Walmart, and, in February, $37 million in new funding. read more >

Walmart Challenges Amazon with Grocery Delivery

Walmart Challenges Amazon with Grocery Delivery

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Shortly after Walmart opened its first Supercenters with food markets in 1988, top executives began to see groceries as the retail titan's future bread and butter. Now Walmart is America's biggest grocery seller, and food is becoming ammunition in the Bentonville company's online duel with Amazon. read more >