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Transport America named 2016 CCJ Innovator of the Year

Suppressed diesel prices slowing adoption of natgas trucks

ACT Research sees growth of the adoption of natural gas as a fuel for transportation in the U.S., but doesn’t expect to see double-digit sales ...

Former Pilot Flying J president Mark Hazelwood indicted on fraud charges in fuel rebate scheme

Former Pilot Flying J president Mark Hazelwood has been indicted on several counts of various fraud and conspiracy charges stemming from Pilot Flying J’s widespread ...

Marten ordered to pay $51k to driver fired after string of incidents

Marten Transport, No. 50 in the CCJ Top 250, has been ordered by a federal court to pay former driver Cedric Sinkfield $51,167 in back ...

Cummins diagnostics app now available through Geotab system

Geotab and Cummins announced that the Cummins Connected Diagnostics application is now available to customers using Geotab's fleet management system. Geotab is among the first telematics ...

Rates report: Reefer ticks up to start year, flatbed and van continue to sag

Spot market rates in all three segments in January continued their trend of lackluster showings, with van and flatbed both falling a few cents per ...

U.S. diesel price falls for 13th straight week, hovers at $2 a gallon

Diesel prices stayed slightly above the $2 threshold another week after dropping 2.3 cents last week to $2.008 per gallon, according to the Department of ...

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Taking Maintenance ‘In-House’ Pays Off for Wallis Transport

Two years ago, Wallis Transportation stopped outsourcing the maintenance of its truck fleet. Instead, the Cuba, Missouri-based company made the investment to bring that work…

New LTL giant XPO suing competitor YRC, alleges carrier poached executives, company secrets; YRC calls claims ‘meritless’

XPO Logistics (No. 12 on the CCJ Top 250), who recently purchased Con-way Inc. (No. 6), is suing less-than-truckload competitor YRC Worldwide (No. 4) over ...

Bendix Brakes relaunching Fleet MetLok brand for severe-duty applications

Bendix Brakes is relaunching its Fleet MetLok product line of disc brake pads and rotors designed specifically for use in severe-duty applications. Bendix says the Fleet MetLok line has ...

Volkswagen’s plans for heavy duty expansion may not be dead after all

Volkswagen is every bit Public Enemy Number One that John Dillinger ever was. The Environmental Protection Agency has the German automaker firmly, and deservedly, in its ...

Carriers allowed to use wireless rechargeable lights during towing, FMCSA says

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has granted an exemption to allow motor carriers to use rechargeable wireless temporary stop, turn and tail lights during ...

CCJ a finalist for Jesse H. Neal editorial award

CCJ has been named a finalist for a Jesse H. Neal business-to-business media award in the category of Best Subject-Related Integrated Package for its Trucking's Future Now package. The package addresses the ...

Trucking adds 1,500 jobs in January, U.S. unemployment drops slightly

The for-hire trucking industry in January added 1,500 jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Labor Department’s monthly preliminary employment report. January’s total employment ...

Removable modular system can convert drop frame trailers to auto haulers

In a partnership with Kentucky Trailer, RAD Auto Transport Modules has developed on line of removable equipment for drop frame trailer vans, which allows them to ...

Preventable or not? Doe cut off at the pass – well, not quite

During lunch at Union 76, some of the guys at the far table were arguing about who had the best country-western guitar. Trucker John Doe ...