Год издания: 2008
Количество страниц: 208
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Con-way Inc., a $4.7 billion motor freight transportation and logistics company, traces its heritage from 1929, when industry pioneer Leland James founded an intercity trucking company in Portland, Oregon. Initially named Consolidated Truck Lines, this company grew from a one-truck operation into one of the largest long-haul carriers in the United States by the early 1980s, and became one of the few freight transportation firms to originate in the West and successfully expand eastward. In 1983, three regional, less-than-truckload (LTL) freight companies Con-Way Central Express, Con-Way Western Express, and eventually Con-Way Eastern Express emerged to challenge the industry with a surprising nonunion presence. These beginnings laid the foundation for one of the most successful short-haul market trucking enterprises. Con-way s exponential growth included long-haul trucking, short-haul trucking, airfreight forwarding, ocean shipping, and logistics solutions. Not surprisingly,...