SOURCE: StockCall


May 24, 2011 09:14 ET

Equity Research on YRC Worldwide Inc. and Knight Transportation Inc. -- Trucking Industry Battling Fuel Prices

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - May 24, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the Trucking industry and has completed analytical research on YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW) and Knight Transportation Inc. (NYSE: KNX). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches.

Higher fuel costs are adversely affecting the trucking industry. Trucking companies have been raising prices and tacking on fuel surcharges. Costs of switching to digital logs also hurt revenues in the beginning of the year. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the Trucking industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the Trucking industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on YRC Worldwide Inc. and Knight Transportation Inc.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

Higher diesel prices were partially responsible for the 19.5% decline in first quarter profits of Knight Transportation Inc. Stronger demand, however, was the key for the company improving revenues by 12.5%. Lessening the impact of fuel costs will be key for the remainder of the year. Knight Transportation Inc. research report is available for free by signing up now at

To combat fuel costs, some companies are taking steps to improve fuel efficiency. YRC Worldwide recently began a year long process of converting its fleet to 5W motor oil. The change is expected to save the company about 100,000 gallons of fuel and lessen oil waste by nearly 30,000 gallons annually. YRC Worldwide Inc. research report is accessible for free by registering today at

Overall, fuel costs pose the biggest problems for the trucking industry. A healthier economy has led to more shipping demand though. Companies that can best manage the additional costs could be positioned to capitalize on the uptick in demand. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

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