Meet the 2014 CCJ Innovators

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Updated Jan 29, 2015

CCJ_InnovatorsLogoCommercial Carrier Journal is proud to recognize the following companies as part of its 2014 CCJ Innovators program that highlights the best and forward-thinking carriers in the trucking industry. Click the links below to read about the CCJ Innovators in 2014. If you would like to nominate your fleet or another fleet for consideration in the program, click here.

January 2014: Prime, Inc.– The company addresses retention by offering drivers a growing list of career choices and opportunities.

February 2014: Saia LTL Freight– LTL company has made advancements in driver training and safety technologies.

March 2014: Averitt Express– LTL company revamps its website and invoicing and recruiting technologies to appeal to a mobile, younger base.

May 2014: J&R Schugel– Carrier creates ‘Slower is Faster’ driver coaching to improve safety performance and increase productivity and fuel economy.

June 2014: Celadon Group– The company focuses on recruiting top talent from within and outside of the supply chain to create a new service culture.

July 2014: Long Haul Trucking– The flatbed carrier goes all-in on advanced safety technologies and driver amenities to improve recruiting and retention efforts and incentivize safe driving.

August 2014: Manko Delivery Systems– The company grows as an e-commerce delivery provider while reducing waste.

September 2014: Roehl Transport– The fleet develops its Your Choice Pay Plan to improve driver productivity and satisfaction and drive out waste.

October 2014: Paramount Freight Systems– The owner-operator fleet implements a bonus program and provides more than a week of training per year.

November 2014: U.S. Xpress Enterprises– The truckload carrier develops game-changing mobile apps for drivers and office workers.

December 2014: Walmart Transportation– The retail giant employs a series of improvements and innovations to deliver more goods with fewer miles traveled.