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Articles by James Jaillet

James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him at jjaillet@randallreilly.com.

Indicators: Tonnage dips again, shippers prefer ‘pop-up fleets’ to rate increases

The dip follows a 1.1 percent dip in March and a similar drop in February. Compared to the same month in 2016, tonnage was down ...

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Onboarding and tapping into a driver’s first 90 days

As predictive modeling and gamification reach a more mature state within the industry, carriers increasingly are looking at driver onboarding as a growing area of ...

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Gamifying the driver experience

Driver scoring and gamification systems rely on the river of data generated by ELDs and fleet management software to create a program that allows carriers ...
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CCJ Tech Toolbox: Mobile apps aid direct driver engagement

Social media outlets like Facebook, while heavily used in driver recruiting, also give carriers new avenues to market themselves to current drivers and gain valuable ...

Google alleges Uber’s Otto stole trade secrets to develop autonomous trucks

Autonomous truck technology company Otto, who’s already performed two on-highway demonstrations of an autonomous tractor-trailer, has found itself embroiled in an ongoing court fight between ...

Indicators: Spot market freight dips, but rates up; Trucking conditions ‘poised’ to improve

DAT says the data through April signals a solid start to 2017, with freight volume in April up 60 percent compared to the same month ...

FedEx confirms it was hit by global malware attack

FedEx confirmed in a statement to Reuters on Friday that it has been affected by the prominent malware attack that targeted businesses around the world. ...

Tech Toolbox — Retaining Drivers

Court docs show EPA considering changes to looming trailer emissions regs

EPA did not respond to a request for the agency to clarify its intentions for the trailer-specific emissions regulations and what it means by “further ...

Congressional reps ask FMCSA to move quickly in allowing carriers to drug test drivers via hair sample

Seven members of the U.S. House sent a letter late last month to FMCSA expressing their support for allowing a group of large carriers to ...