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Autocar delivers first all-electric terminal tractor to Old Dominion Freight Line

Autocar has delivered its first battery-electric terminal tractor, the E-ACTT, to its customer, Old Dominion Freight Line. Autocar delivered the electric terminal tractor to Old Dominion Freight Line’s facility in Rialto, California for driver orientation before the international freight line deploys the truck into the field. Autocar, an original equipment manufacturer, announced the purpose-built E-ACTT in 2021. The

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Old Dominion Freight Line adds capacity with seven new, expanded facilities

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has announced its latest expansion efforts with service center growth in seven cities in the fourth quarter of 2021 and first quarter of 2022. The less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier’s new or improved facilities include Alliance, Texas, Byhalia, Miss., Clear Lake, Iowa, Kernersville, N.C., Marysville, Wash., West Columbia, S.C., and Westfield, Mass.

Old Dominion Freight Line adds new, expanded service centers in six markets

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has grown its service center network with six new and expanded facilities since February 2021. The company introduced new service centers in Benicia, Calif.; Phoenixville, Pa.; and Kenosha, Wis.; bringing its total count to 248 service centers, and relocated and/or expanded three more facilities in Colorado Springs, Colo.; Milford, Conn.;

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Trucking companies earn U.S. EPA SmartWay Excellence Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has named the winners of the 2020 SmartWay Excellence Award. 58 trucking and multimodal carriers received this distinction. Among them, Penske Logistics was awarded for sustainability practices in the Truck Carrier category. This is the fifth such honor this decade and the fourth consecutive win for the organization. For the

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Old Dominion Freight Line announces service center network expansion

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. announced that it is adding nine service centers in new and existing markets during the first half of 2020. The steady growth brings its total nationwide service center count to 238. The less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier’s new facilities include: Butte, Mont.; Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Conroe, Texas; Jonesboro, Ark.; Lafayette, Ind.; LaGrange,

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Old Dominion Freight Line ranked top national LTL carrier for quality for 10th consecutive year

Old Dominion Freight Line was named the overall winner of the Mastio Quality Award for national less-than-truckload carriers for the 10th year in a row. Old Dominion topped the list of 25 LTL carriers assessed in the annual survey by Mastio & Company.

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Old Dominion Freight Line named to SupplyChainBrain’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners list

Old Dominion Freight Line was named to the 2019 SupplyChainBrain 100 Great Supply Chain Partners list. This list recognizes logistics companies for making a significant impact on the supply chain performance of partner companies.

ODFL again named top national LTL carrier for quality

Old Dominion Freight Line was announced as the top national LTL carrier for quality in the 14th annual MASTIO Quality Award survey. This marks the ninth year in a row that Old Dominion has earned the No. 1 spot in the comprehensive industry survey. The survey, conducted annually by Mastio & Company solicits feedback from

How Old Dominion Freight Line is leveraging technology

At Old Dominion Freight Line, sustainability is a promise that goes hand in hand with ongoing growth. “We keep that promise by leveraging new technology, and training our employees and drivers,” says Thomas Newby, the company’s vice president of equipment and maintenance. One part of that focus at Old Dominion is on the adoption of