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CCJ Tech Toolbox: Mobile apps aid direct driver engagement

Social media outlets like Facebook, while heavily used in driver recruiting, also give carriers new avenues to market themselves to current drivers and gain valuable feedback and insight from them. ...

Learn how to leverage technology, boost profits at CCJ’s Symposium next week

Various topics involving safety and technology will round out the three overarching topics for breakout sessions during next week’s CCJ Spring Symposium in Asheville, N.C.

Congestion cost trucking $63.4 billion in lost productivity in 2015

ATRI used truck GPS data, along with data from the FHWA, to determine that the trucking industry experienced more than 996 million hours of delays in 2015, which is equivalent ...

Google alleges Uber’s Otto stole trade secrets to develop autonomous trucks

Autonomous truck technology company Otto, who’s already performed two on-highway demonstrations of an autonomous tractor-trailer, has found itself embroiled in an ongoing court fight between two of Silicon Valley’s most ...
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Indicators: Spot market freight dips, but rates up; Trucking conditions ‘poised’ to improve

DAT says the data through April signals a solid start to 2017, with freight volume in April up 60 percent compared to the same month last year. Rates have also ...

FedEx confirms it was hit by global malware attack

FedEx confirmed in a statement to Reuters on Friday that it has been affected by the prominent malware attack that targeted businesses around the world. The so-called WannaCry Ransomware locks ...

Preventable or not: Trailer dinged by dock door

John Doe began backing his trailer under a motor-driven rollup dock door, which unexpectedly began to roll down and hit the top rear of trailer. Was this a preventable accident?

ELD buyers’ guide: Download CCJ’s comprehensive guide to complying with FMCSA’s mandate

Drivers must be using ELDs to track hours of service compliance by Dec. 18. CCJ's comprehensive buyers' guide gives fleets the information they need to fully comply with the mandate, ...

Congressional reps ask FMCSA to move quickly in allowing carriers to drug test drivers via hair sample

Seven members of the U.S. House sent a letter late last month to FMCSA expressing their support for allowing a group of large carriers to begin drug testing drivers exclusively ...

XPO completes rebranding effort following Con-way acquisition

XPO Logistics announced this week it has completed the rebranding effort of its LTL business following its late 2015 of Con-way. XPO acquired Con-way in a $3 billion deal in ...

Top 250 fleet sues Amazon, claims retail giant owes them millions

LTL carrier Central Freight Lines has accused retail giant Amazon of shorting owed payments to the carrier to the tunes of millions of dollars.

Lowering CSA scores, outsourcing maintenance highlight CCJ Symposium breakout sessions

Symposium attendees will have the opportunity to attend 45-minute sessions focusing on maintenance practices to lower CSA scores, making the most of remote diagnostics, maintenance outsourcing strategies and implementing low-viscosity ...