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Tech Toolbox: Driver recruiting goes mobile, social and increasingly high-tech

Attracting experienced drivers is a matter of recognizing trends, getting in front of waves of new technology and practices and allocating resources where they’ll be the most effective. Increasingly, those ...
Volvo posts improved sales, Volvo & Mack gain marketshare

Volvo posts improved sales, Volvo & Mack gain marketshare

In North America, deliveries were down 34 percent compared to the same quarter last year.
Groups push ELD argument to DOT boss

Groups push ELD argument to DOT boss

Two trucking industry lobbyists sent letters directly to DOT Secretary Elaine Chao in recent weeks. One asked her to strike the ELD mandate by sweeping it into President Trump's anti-regulations ...

Toyota testing ‘zero-emission’ hydrogen-powered Class 8 truck at LA ports

“Project Portal,” as Toyota has named the vehicle and its testing phase, is based on a Kenworth T660 and generates more than 670 hp and 1,325 lb.-ft. of torque, the ...
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ELDs: Roundup of available products

From CCJ's comprehensive ELD buyers' guide: A look at 50+ available devices on the market.
Texas mandates ELDs for intrastate truckers; all states required to do same

Texas mandates ELDs for intrastate truckers; all states required to do same

Though Texas appears to be the first state to issue an ELD requirement for intrastate truckers, other states will likely soon follow, says Joe Rajkovacz, head of regulatory affairs for ...
Meet one-on-one with top industry suppliers at CCJ Spring Symposium

Meet one-on-one with top industry suppliers at CCJ Spring Symposium

The suppliers attending Symposium include Dana Incorporated, Omnitracs, Comdata, Cummins, Eaton, Freightliner, Shell Lubricants, Bendix and Yokohama. Each company will be displaying and featuring their latest offerings, as well as ...

More than tracking hours: Features abound with modern ELDs

Continuing CCJ's comprehensive ELD buyers' guide: From built-in dashcams to scanners and transportation management software (TMS) system integration capabilities, electronic logging devices do more, often a lot more, than merely ...
Indicators: Tonnage dipped again in March, freight market mixed to start 2017

Indicators: Tonnage dipped again in March, freight market mixed to start 2017

Tonnage dipped in March from February. Despite the drop, truck tonnage is up 2.5 percent year to date. After a strong finish to 2016, 2017 has sent mixed signals on ...
Arbitrator rules Swift-owned Central Refrigerated misclassified 1,300 drivers as contractors

Arbitrator rules Swift-owned Central Refrigerated misclassified 1,300 drivers as contractors

This summer, 1,300 Central Refrigerated Service truckers anticipate a damages determination by the arbitrator who concluded they had been misclassified as independent contractors by the carrier, who's owned by Swift ...
Schneider IPO closes, nets company approximately $288.4M

Schneider IPO closes, nets company approximately $288.4M

In sum, Schneider sold about $550 million worth of stock, with the remainder after the $288.4 million going to Schneider family shareholders.
Indicators: Freight volume climbs, but rates lag; contract market is ‘bluntly, ugly’

Indicators: Freight volume climbs, but rates lag; contract market is ‘bluntly, ugly’

All three major truckload segments saw freight volume soar in March, but rates were slow to react. Likewise, a report from investment firm Stifel says carriers are still having a ...