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CFI raises driver pay, set to purchase new trucks

CFI, the former Con-way and XPO truckload division recently acquired by TransForce (No. 7 on the CCJ Top 250), announced it is raising per-mile pay for its drivers by two ...

Celadon offering $8k sign-on bonus to new team drivers

The bonuses will be performance-based, earned as mileage is accrued. Each team member will receive $1,000 when the team hits the 30,000-, 60,000-, 90,000- and 120,000-mile mark.

New software helps carriers, brokers automate bid requests

Engage.Bid is a web-based data warehouse tool that helps carriers and brokers automate the bid response process.

Carrier Logistics intros freight dimensioning, weighing system

A system for weighing and measuring shipments to help carriers save on costs and provide accurate rates has been introduced by Carrier Logistics Inc. (CLI) in partnership with Rice Lake ...

What’s your 20? Trip planning apps help fleets, drivers stay on schedule

The trucking industry is benefitting from apps that assist drivers with trip planning while providing fleets with real-time visibility.

Top 250 fleet acquired by equity firm

Watkins is a family-owned refrigerated carrier founded in the mid-1930s that operates primarily in the Southeast. The company operates more than 200 tractors and 400 reefer trailers.

MercuryGate TMS software updates load tracking with MacroPoint

MacroPoint, creator of patented freight tracking software designed to give shippers, brokers, 3PLs and carriers real-time visibility into load status, announced that MercuryGate International has updated and expanded its integration ...

McLeod Software rolls out latest version of LoadMaster, PowerBroker

One of the new modules is a comprehensive measurement system used by brokers to evaluate carrier performance.

Crete, Shaffer increasing OTR driver pay

Crete cites higher demand from customers and more miles for drivers as the main reasoning behind the pay increase.

Tailwind launches web-based trucking, broker TMS software

The transportation management software is for small companies with a starting price of $69 a month and the first 30-days free

Nearly 5,000 military veterans hired by Ryder in last five years

Since Ryder System launched its military recruiting program five years ago, the company says has hired 4.480 veterans and increased the percentage of veterans in its workforce by more than ...

EBE Technologies has record 2016; revenue grows 24 percent

EBE added nearly 50 new transportation companies to its client base in the 2016 fiscal year.

Telogis expands, updates MRM platform with new apps

Telogis, a Verizon Company, announced a number of extensions to its Mobile Resource Management (MRM) software platform

Saia plans Northeast expansion in 2017

Saia has plans to open three to five terminals in the second quarter of next year, targeting major markets in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Drivewyze to expand weigh station bypass service in Michigan

The new bypass locations are on highways that lead to Michigan’s busiest international crossings – the Ambassador Bridge and the Blue Water Bridge.