Roadway Services

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Roadway Services was a transportation holding company located in Akron, Ohio, which owned several trucking companies, including Roberts Express, Viking Freight, and Roadway Express.[1]

The Roadway Services holding company became Caliber Systems in 1996. The Caliber companies were acquired by FDX Corp. in 1998. FDX later changed its name to FedEx Corporation. Roadway Package Systems became FedEx Ground. Roberts Express became FedEx Custom Critical. Viking Freight became FedEx Freight West. Roadway Express was acquired by Yellow Roadway Corporation.


  1. ^ Dutka, Alan (1999). Competitive Intelligence for the Competitive Edge. McGraw-Hill Professional. pp. 213–222. ISBN 0-8442-0293-2.