April 26 (Reuters) - North American transportation company Vitran Corp posted a narrower quarterly loss helped by strength in both its less-than-truckload and supply chain operation segments.
Vitran, which has operations across Canada and the United States, posted a net loss of $224,000, or 1 cent a share, in the January-March quarter. That compares with a loss $929,000, or 6 cents per share, in the year-ago period.
On an adjusted basis, the Toronto-based company earned 2 cents a share from continuing operations.
Consolidated revenue rose 18 percent to $185.4 million. Revenue from its less-than-truckload segment rose 16 percent to $159 million. While supply chain operation segment revenue was up 31.2 percent at $26.4 million.
Vitran shares closed at C$13.80 on Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange. (Reporting by Arnika Thakur in Bangalore)