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Preventable or not? Trucker avoids accident, ditches trailer

After passing a slow straight truck on a divided four-lane, trucker John Doe did all he could to avoid colliding with a sedan crossing the median, but he lost his ...

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Gleaning business insights from your fleet’s data well

It’s not the number of gigabytes or terabytes that create value. Rather, it’s the efforts and investments fleets are making to improve data quality and deliver key insights to users ...

Preventable or not? Red-light runner rams truck’s rear end

A four-wheel driver slammed into the right rear corner of John Doe’s trailer as it was crossing the roadway. Was this a preventable accident?
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Indicators: Trucking adds a few jobs in July, report indicates contract rates still weak

Total employment in the for-hire trucking industry grew by 400 jobs in July, according to the latest employment report issued by the Department of Labor. Also, despite soaring spot ...

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Developing in-house tech for your fleet

Developing one’s own technology can be helpful in instances when options on the market may not be suitable — or even available. Two fleets share their stories here.

Preventable or not: Merging four-wheeler mauls truck’s fender

John Doe hit the brakes and swerved to avoid a car cutting in front of him, but the collision damaged his right front fender. Was this a preventable accident?

Walmart institutes new fees to squeeze shippers, carriers into on-time deliveries

The new fees will affect carriers and shippers who fall below thresholds established by Walmart’s new program.

Reefer and van rates hit a hot streak, flatbed rates remains solid

Per-mile spot market rates for van and reefer segments saw strong gains again in July, according to Truckstop.com. Both segments reached their highest monthly rate average since mid-2015.

CCJ MarketPulse: Optimism about trucking business conditions abounds

Overall, 79.5 percent of respondents in the June 2017 CCJ MarketPulse believe business conditions will be better over the next six months, and only 2.9 percent expect business conditions to worsen ...