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Canadian court sides with carriers on deal that ended port trucker strike

Canada’s federal court has ruled in favor of trucking companies that sued over Port Metro Vancouver’s process for licensing container trucking companies to serve the port. Last spring, a strike by ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wabash National celebrates 30 Years

Wabash National Corporation held a 30th anniversary celebration on Friday, April 17, at its Ehrlich Innovation Center in Lafayette, Indiana. The event was attended by many of the company founders, several members ...

ATA pleads for long-term highway bill passage, says e-log mandate on track for September

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

Paccar, parent company of Peterbilt and Kenworth, and Volvo, who also owns Mack, were the first truck and engine makers to the table with first quarter earnings reports. Paccar reported a ...

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

The Teamsters Union suffered another blow this week from Con-way (No. 5 in the CCJ Top 250) workers, as employees at Con-way Freight’s facility in Buffalo, N.Y., voted to reject ...

Melton releases quick infographic showing health savings in last two years

Editor's note: The original headline of this story incorrectly stated Melton had saved $230 million with its driver health initiatives. That number instead refers to the difference in Melton's projected ...

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. Your participation helps us deliver the industry news and in-depth articles ...

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 ...

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

CCJ Indicators: Truck tonnage rises, freight shipments creep up in March

Two reports from March point to gains in freight and tonnage in the month: ATA reports 5 percent tonnage increase from last March: In its month For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index, the ...

Diesel price jumps, ending five-week string of price drops

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel increased two cents in the week ending April 20, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report. The increase is the ...

State’s biodiesel requirements spur lawsuit due to pricing, compatibility concerns

The Minnesota Trucking Association, with a coalition of vehicle- and fuel-industry organizations, has filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging  Minnesota’s mandate of a 10 percent biodiesel blend for diesel sold within its borders. Put ...

Ryder simplifies truck rental process with tablet apps

Renting a truck through Ryder has been made simpler through the implementation of new tablet apps for Ryder employees that the company says will streamline the truck rental process. The new apps ...