- April 10, 2014
In the early 1990s, Jarret Hamstreet started working at his father’s trucking company as a child. As a teenager in the mid-to-late 90s, he took note of a novelty in ...
- April 10, 2014
I hate math. And math hates me. But I’m going to put aside my loathing of this particular discipline for a moment to illustrate why it seems like every company ...
- April 9, 2014
Is there an Interstate tolling solution that the trucking industry might accept, or at least be willing to consider seriously? Given the trillion-dollar backlog of essential maintenance and modernization projects ...
- April 3, 2014
The 2014 Mid-America Truck Show is in the books. And while, by all accounts, it was a good gathering for the industry at large, frankly, there wasn’t a lot of ...
- April 3, 2014
The partisan positions are simple enough (though the reality often varies): Democrats generally will spend first and find funding later, while Republicans won’t. President Obama’s 2015 federal budget proposal is an ...
Michio Kaku to Discuss the Future of Transportation and the Nation’s Infrastructure at CCJ Spring Symposium
Michio Kaku will give the keynote address as part of the CCJ Spring Symposium held at the Franklin Cool Springs Marriott May 19-21, 2014. Dr. Michio Kaku a renowned author, professor and theoretical physicist, will discuss the future of transportation and the nation's infrastructure. Other symposium topics include driver recruiting best practices, an update from Washington, a discussion on global trucking conditions and breakout session on upgrading to ELDs and moving to automated manual transmissions. A full registration includes all sessions, 2-nights hotel, meals and golf or spa. For more information visit www.ccjspring.com
- March 28, 2014
One of the timely topics discussed at the Truckload Carriers Association’s annual conference, held in Grapevine, Texas, March 23-25, was creating incentive plans for drivers. Beth Carroll, managing principal of the ...
- March 21, 2014
Do your best customers proudly wear tattoos of your brand? The cult-like following enjoyed by Harley-Davidson is an extreme example (though Mack Trucks will have their own tattoo artists at Mid-America ...
- March 20, 2014
“Staying connected” is more than a modern convenience; it’s a way of life, a habit, an expectation for anyone who owns a smartphone or tablet device. In the transportation industry, connectivity ...
- March 19, 2014
One-size-fits-all rules and regulations can be disastrous for the trucking industry – or at least for those companies whose operations or business situations don’t quite fit the model a particular ...
- March 13, 2014
There was a lot of talk about tires at the TMC Spring Meeting in Nashville this week. It seems that every fleet attending does something different in terms of pressure ...
- March 7, 2014
With all the talk on alternative fuels and fuel economy regulations, it’s easy to overlook the fact that a lot of very interesting engine research is going on today. And ...
- March 6, 2014
“Staying connected” is more than a modern convenience; it is a way of life, a habit, an expectation for people that own smartphones and tablet devices. In the transportation industry, connectivity ...
- February 28, 2014
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association on Friday published a plea and powerful graphic detailing the plight of the federal highway program – and, as ARTBA points out, this ...
- February 27, 2014
A good buddy of mine hit a run of exceptionally bad luck a few years ago. He lost most of his immediate family to untimely deaths. His wife left him. ...
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Driver coercion rule expected this month, speed limiter and Safety Fitness rules could see action soon