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CCJ Innovator: OrTran changes lanes and lives for drivers

OrTran is trying to redefine over-the-road trucking with a network that gives drivers predictable schedules and daily home time.

New tractor-trailer emissions regulations unlikely to be affected by election

The fast-approaching Nov. 8 federal elections likely won’t disrupt the implementation of the recently finalized Phase 2 emissions regulations for tractor-trailers, set to be phased in over the next 10 ...

Trucking will ‘suffer greatly’ from R.I. tolls, anti-toll groups say

“The trucking industry and related entities – including truck stops and travel centers – will suffer greatly from a discriminatory truck-only toll,” said Chris Maxwell, president of the Rhode Island ...

Volvo boosts profits as sales volumes slide

Retail deliveries in North America fell 19 percent through September compared to 2015.

CCJ Fall Symposium: Learn best practices for improving fuel economy, spec’ing for driver comfort and more

Four breakout sessions will be held at CCJ's Fall Symposium focusing on equipment and maintenance including dealing with the technician shortage, improving fuel economy, spec'ing for driver comfort and calculating ...

Truck demand, rates spike in L.A.-outbound lanes despite Hanjin-caused dip in imports

Though import volumes at two major west coast ports slumped in September due to Hanjin's late August bankruptcy, key lanes out of the Los Angeles market have seen rates spike ...

Indicators: Tonnage tumbles in September, rates follow

Tonnage was down in September, continuing 2016's trend of choppy freight. Likewise, rates fell for the 7th straight month, according to Cass' Truckload Linehaul Index.

Video: Preventable or not — Dry van hauler no match for midnight snow, fallen tree

Could the truck driver have prevented this crash? Watch the video to find out.

Diesel prices jump 3.6 cents in most recent week

The increase puts the average price in the U.S. for a gallon of on-highway diesel at $2.481, the highest price since mid-November 2015.

CCJ Innovator: UPS takes package tracking to the next level with real-time views, drones

UPS analytics tool provides better network visibility and near real-time GPS package tracking.

ATA forecast: Trucking freight, revenue poised for big growth in coming decade

Though the trucking industry will likely see declines in freight and revenue in 2016, this year’s only an outlier when looking at the industry’s long-term trend, says the American Trucking ...

Carriers can require sleep apnea screening of truckers based on BMI, court rules

Trucking companies can legally require drivers to be screened for sleep apnea based on their body mass index, according to a recent court ruling. This case specifically involved Crete Carrier ...

NATSO, Rhode Island Trucking Association to hold anti-toll rally Tuesday

Hosted by the Rhode Island Trucking Association and the National Association of Truck Stop Operators (NATSO), the rally and press conference will be held Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 11 a.m. ...

USA Truck increasing pay for independent contractors

USA Truck has increased pay for its independent contractors as of Oct. 1 between $1.02 and $1.35 per mile, depending on the load.

I-95 closures costing carriers ‘millions,’ analyst says

Supply chain disruptions caused by port closures and the continued closure of portions of I-95 are costing carriers who run the major freight corridor millions in lost revenue, says an ...