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James Reed, CEO of USA Truck in Van Buren.
Public Companies / Transportation

USA Truck’s Long, Winding Road (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

USA Truck CEO James Reed called the company being sold to DB Schenker “a match made in heaven” and a “validation” of its strategy. read more >
Steuart Walton, chairman of the Arkansas Economic Recovery Task Force
Investments / Public Companies / Real Estate / Tourism / Transportation

Steuart Walton Has Big Goal for Hometown

Steuart Walton said he and his brother's goal is "to make northwest Arkansas and Bentonville in particular the best place to live in the United States." read more >
Loaded cargo trucks wait in queues at the Port of Los Angeles.
Business Services / Manufacturing / Retail / Transportation

Crack That Whip: Woes in Supply Chain Persist

The nation's supply chain is suffering from the bullwhip effect, in which a seemingly minor blip in the supply-demand relationship at the bottom of the chain creates increasingly harsher reverberations as it travels up the chain. read more >
Shelley Simpson, chief commercial officer of J.B. Hunt Transport Services in Lowell, talks with CEO John Roberts during the FreightWaves virtual conference.
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After Disrupting Itself, J.B. Hunt Gets Efficient

J.B. Hunt CEO John Roberts and Shelley Simpson, chief commercial officer, participated in FreightWaves’ virtual fall conference earlier this month and gave some color to how the company’s technological pursuit led to its newfound success. read more >