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Articles by Aaron Huff

Aaron Huff is the Senior Editor of Commercial Carrier Journal. Huff’s career in the transportation industry began at a family-owned trucking company and expanded to CCJ, where for the past 14 years he has specialized in covering business and technology for online and print readers and speaking at industry events. A recipient of numerous regional and national awards, Huff holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Brigham Young University and a Masters Degree from the University of Alabama.

What fleets can learn from IndyCar’s approach to tech

IndyCar’s operations use connectivity and data to gain a competitive edge and create the ultimate connected car.

CCJ Symposium: Maverick applies high-tech, individualized driver training

Maverick Transportation uses event and driver behavioral data to determine a corrective action and individualized training plan.

C&J Energy Services selects MiX Fleet Manager product for 3,500-truck fleet

C&J Energy Services has selected the MiX Fleet Manager product for its fleet of more than 3,500 light- and heavy-duty vehicles.

CCJ Symposium breakout shows evolution of mobile driver apps

Mobile technology makes it possible for motor carriers and logistics providers to simplify work for drivers and diversify their services

How U.S. Xpress uses data mining for maintenance

“We are driving that business efficiency and managing both equipment and people really fast,” says U.S. Xpress VP Gary Mead.
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Cargo Transporters shares driver onboarding practices at CCJ Spring Symposium

“The drivers we are looking for are very tech savvy. They want to drive a truck that has satellite TV, radio, a refrigerator and inverter. ...

CCJ Symposium panel sees threats, opportunities from disruptive tech

A panel of experts said that transportation and logistics providers need to bridge the technology gap with high-tech Silicon Valley firms

Cargo securement: free online Pro-Tread training to prepare for CVSA Roadcheck

Instructional Technologies Inc. (ITI), providers of Pro-Tread online driver training, announced a free cargo securement training focused on open deck transportation companies in advance of ...

Tailwind TMS software now integrates with QuickBooks Online

Each order and dispatch, as well as the details of each freight transaction in Tailwind's sofware, can now be easily synchronized with QuickBooks Online.

KeepTruckin gets $18M in funding; plans to extend ELD telematics platform

Electronic logs and fleet telematics provider KeepTruckin is planning its next moves following an additional $18 million in Series B funding.

Aiming for retention: keeping drivers engaged

A number of products are geared up to help fleets improve driver engagement in key facets of work.

Reading the tea leaves of freight rates: when will ELDs have an impact?

Signs are starting to appear that rate volatility could begin ahead of the Dec., 2017, ELD mandate.

Konexial to launch integrated ELD and load matching platform

The My20 ELD product will bring load-matching opportunities to a driver’s mobile device with GoLoad.

Averitt Express deploys road-facing version of SmartDrive video system

Averitt selected SmartDrive Shield following a pilot program in which the company determined it was not yet ready for an integrated video-based coaching program.

CarriersEdge adds training module on accident reporting

The module takes drivers through the legal and safety procedures and responsibilities following an accident.