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Video: Digital trends for driver recruiting and how your fleet can capitalize

As drivers adopt personal technology, fleets must adapt their recruiting techniques to the ever-changing advertising landscape. Gain practical next steps that you can implement right away for a competitive advantage.

Another cyber attack jolts supply chain, major global carriers hit

FedEx confirmed Thursday in a statement to CCJ its TNT Express was a victim of the attack. A.P. Moller-Maersk confirmed on Twitter “multiple sites and select business units" were affected. ...

Video: FMCSA policy director talks ‘regulatory readiness’

FMCSA Associate Administrator Larry Minor discusses how looming regulations my impact truck fleets. See the video here...

Carrier conglomerate XPO says it’s eying new acquisitions

XPO Logistics, one of the continent’s largest carriers, says it’s eyeing acquisition targets in North America and Europe, according to a Wall Street Journal story posted last week. XPO CEO ...
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Head of CSA reform group says fight continues to change carrier rating system

Transplace CEO Tom Sanderson spelled out an agenda for the future of ASECTT. While recognizing the victory with the passage of the FAST Act in 2015 -- which pulled CSA's ...

Video: Preventable or not — Exit-only lane gives trucker interchange woes

A four-wheeler traveling in an exit-only attempted to zip in front of trucker John Doe to remain on the highway. Instead, the motorist's car slammed into Doe's front fender, prompting ...

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Predictive maintenance lets carriers detect equipment problems before they happen

The code only displays when there’s a problem that needs to be fixed, but today’s technology is marching slowly toward the kind of sophistication that can alert drivers and fleets ...

CCJ Innovator: Groupe Robert cuts idle time, extends hotel load time with solar panels

The Canadian trucking company keeps drivers comfortable with tractor-mounted solar panels and also using a vending machine to cut costs on maintenance supplies.

Indicators: Truck tonnage jumped in May

The amount of freight moved by the for-hire trucking industry, as measured by the American Trucking Associations’ monthly Truck Tonnage Index, climbed 6.5 percent in May from April. Tonnage was ...

Drivers’ case against FMCSA over pre-employment reports stalls at Supreme Court level

A class-action lawsuit brought by six truck drivers -- and backed by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association -- against the U.S. DOT and the pre-employment reports it distributes to carriers ...

Indicators: ‘Trucking Conditions’ positive for carriers; spot market activity soars

Market conditions for carriers, as measured by FTR’s monthly Trucking Conditions Index, bounced upward in April. Meanwhile, spot market activity continues to see big gains month over month and year ...