Peterbilt highlights green trucks at Earth Day Texas

Peterbilt Motors Company is again participating in the world’s largest Earth Day celebration – Earth Day Texas – April 24-26 at Fair Park in Dallas. The company has two vehicles on display, the Model 579 EPIQ and a natural-gas powered Model 579, and a unique ...

Swift, nation’s largest truckload carrier, to deploy Lytx DriveCam systems fleet wide

Swift, the third largest carrier in the country and the largest truckload carrier, will be outfitting its more than 6,000 company-owned trucks with Lytx DriveCam systems, which include forward-facing and driver-facing cameras that record and upload video clips before and after events like hard braking ...

Navman Wireless releases new fleet management platform: Drive

Navman Wireless announced the release of Drive, a suite of applications built to enhance driver efficiency, productivity and safety.

Earnings report roundup: Paccar revenue jumps, Volvo sales see boost

Paccar and Volvo Trucks released their first quarter earnings this week, with Paccar (parent company of Peterbilt and Kenworth) reporting a big jump in revenue, while Volvo (parent company of Volvo and Mack) reported slightly improved sales.

Why you workin’ so hard?

"If I had a dollar for every time a fleet manager has told me about drivers threatening to quit if assigned an AMT-equipped truck, only to threaten to quit if they have to go back to a manual a couple weeks later, then I’d be ...

Driver training: CAB Logistics goes online to streamline safety (with video)

A two-day "boot camp" event in Fort Worth, Texas, teaches fleet managers how to use online training and learning management software to increase safety.

Con-way drivers deal another blow to Teamsters’ efforts at carrier

The Teamsters Union suffered another blow from Con-way Freight as employees at the company's facility in Buffalo, N.Y., voted to reject representation by the union.

Melton releases quick infographic showing health savings in last two years

Melton Truck Lines, who was recognized in 2014 by CCJ as our Innovator of the Year, released this month an infographic highlighting its efforts to reduce its spending on healthcare, which it did by empowering its drivers to take charge of their overall health.

CCJ survey: How do you and your company stay connected?

The editors of CCJ would like your help in completing a survey about your online, social media and smart phone habits.

Natural gas conversion for Cat truck engines gains EPA approval

Omnitek Engineering Corp. announced it has received a Certificate of Conformity from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) applicable for diesel-to-natural gas engine conversions of the popular Caterpillar C15 engine family for model years 1993 to 2006. TheCertificate of Conformity allows engine conversions to proceed in 49 States and includes the ...

CCJ’s Spring Symposium filling up, topics include surviving regulations, customer scoring, driver recruiting and more

Less than a month remains until CCJ’s Spring Symposium, which will offer fleet attendees sessions on surviving an ever-tightening regulatory environment, scoring customers for freight profitability, spec’ing equipment to improve driver recruiting and what’s ahead for trucking in the next few years. Keynote addresses will ...

FMCSA floats idea of ‘Beyond Compliance’ program to reward carriers for going beyond regulatory minimums

Incentives proposed by FMCSA include credit on CSA scores, credit on ISS scores and fewer roadside inspections.

CarrierTransicold cites “green” reefer advances

Energy efficient container refrigeration systems introduced by Carrier Transicold in recent years are playing a vital role in helping the marine shipping industry strengthen its environmental profile, the company says. Carrier Transicold, which last year celebrated production of its one millionth container refrigeration system, reports that ...