New World Van Lines equipping fleet with Rand McNally HD 100

The company needed a system that was easy to integrate into its nearly 250 tractor-trailers and straight trucks from a business and driver perspective.

J.B. Hunt tells shippers to stop burning their drivers’ hours with detention time

J.B. Hunt recently released a report on how increasing driver efficiency can increase capacity.

Shippers group again calls for increases to truck size and weight limits

A national organization representing shippers is once again calling on Congress to approve larger, heavier trucks on U.S. highways.

Diesel prices down for sixth consecutive week

The average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel dropped 1.1 cents during the week ending July 6.

4 ways to make driver training count

Whether fleets decide to use old-school or high-tech training methods, experts say it is critical to document every facet of the training process.

CCJ giving away trucker-themed rifle: Here’s how to win

CCJ is giving away an American Trucker Tribute Golden Boy Rifle, made by Henry Repeating Arms, in a contest that ends August 31.

Master Fleet launches forum dedicated to fleet maintenance

Master Fleet launched The Huddle earlier this year as an online meeting place for fleet managers, VPs of maintenance, parts room managers and more to share ideas and experiences on topics relating to truck maintenance and repair.

100 Years Ago: CCJ Covers World War I

On August 4, 1914, Britain joined France and Russia in declaring war on Imperial Germany and the Austro-Hungarian Empire beginning World War I. And CCJ, founded in 1911, was there covering the first modern war and the role "Commercial Cars" were playing in it.

Comment period for proposed diabetes rule change closes Monday

The comment period for FMCSA’s proposed rule to change how diabetes is handled relative to drivers’ medical certification ends July 6.

Trucking industry hits record employment mark, gains 7,400 jobs in June

The for-hire trucking industry added 7,400 jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in June, according to the Department of Labor’s monthly employment report, pushing the industry’s employment total to a new all-time high and past the previous high mark set in January 2007.

Bulldog Hiway Express merges with Daseke family of carriers

Daseke Inc. has announced Bulldog Hiway Express is merging with the Daseke family of flatbed, open-deck and specialty carriers.

Top 3 security concerns for ports and terminals

IT security systems are being used by ports and terminals to maximize operational efficiency and security, but logistics directors at port terminals may have questions about the integration of different systems.

Rule to mandate e-logs takes a step forward

A looming Final Rule to mandate the use of electronic logging devices has been sent from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to the Office of Secretary of Transportation, moving the rule a small step closer to publication and implementation.