CCJ Top 250
Preparedness, communication key to mitigating the effects of a weather event on fleets and maximizing opportunity
Carriers can predict seasonality, but planning for a natural disaster takes more forethought, especially when it comes to servicing customers while potentially taking on good-paying relief and recovery work.
September 9, 2021
The new reality of customer service
A good customer experience is based on speed, convenience, consistency, friendliness, transparency and the human touch.
July 12, 2021
Mergers & Acquisitions
CCJ Top 250 carrier makes acquisition
The Dubuque, Iowa-based temperature-controlled carrier has a current driver/operator base of 2,200 and that is expected to exceed 2,400 after completing integration with Lessors.
June 23, 2021
Fine-tuning procurement processes has advantages
By taking steps to mitigate risk from suppliers and build supply chain resiliency, procurement professionals give their company an edge over the competition.
March 30, 2021
Trucking industry a landing spot for Big Tech talent
Technology startups and long-standing trucking and logistics companies are benefitting from a flow of capital, labor and ideas from Big Tech.
February 8, 2021
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Owning versus leasing an asset
Truck leasing companies offer a variety of operating lease solutions, bundling in various life-cycle administrative and operating services that deliver meaningful value to a lessee.
February 4, 2021
Mission possible: Grow capacity in tight driver market
Growth strategies that worked in the past for brokers and carriers may no longer be soluble with increased competition for capacity in 2021.
January 22, 2021
Ford unveils 2022 E-Transit with 40% reduction in total cost of ownership
Ford continues to embrace California’s zero-emissions policies and the Paris Agreement with its reveal of the 2022 E-Transit van. Details here on CCJ.
November 13, 2020
Carriers, 3PLs see ‘Amazon Effect’ on shipper visibility expectations
Meeting shipper expectations is difficult with traditional business-to-business (B2B) commerce tools like EDI. See CCJ for the latest tools to go digital.
April 15, 2020
Delivery carriers ride surging wave of COVID-19 e-commerce
With the coronavirus creating a surge in eCommerce, pickup and delivery companies are working to keep up with demand as well as keep drivers safe. Details here.
March 27, 2020
uShip teams up with Etsy for delivery of large, bulky items
Shipping marketplace uShip recently teamed up with Etsy to offer shop owners a convenient way to ship large and bulky items.
November 26, 2019
DHL Group plants Innovation Center in Chicago to support Americas growth
DHL expects 5,000 supply chain professionals will be visiting the new facility every year to discuss ideas and technology.
September 12, 2019
Delivery economy: study shows expectations rise for businesses, consumers
A study by project44 found that 94 percent of people who make purchases for their company expect the same level of customer satisfaction as personal purchases.
August 6, 2019
OTR fleets could be losing more drivers to opportunities in e-commerce
Over-the-road fleets could be losing drivers due to the increased demand of e-commerce. More details on Commercial Carrier Journal.
July 3, 2019
New mobile payment platform is tailored to non-fuel expenses
A new mobile platform is being used by road service providers to invoice and collect payments from drivers and carriers.
July 1, 2019
Mobile media creating business opportunities for fleets
At present, Boxi is contracted with more than 150 trucks across the West Coast and is in the process of expanding nationwide.
May 21, 2019
UK home delivery fleet set to improve routing with Paragon
With the Paragon software, ArrowXL will be able to automate its distribution planning, provide more delivery options, and improve customer communications.
May 21, 2019
Parcel carrier LSO partners with DHL for international offering
By partnering with DHL OptimalShip, Lone Star Overnight has launched a new international shipping service. Details right here on Commercial Carrier Journal.
April 23, 2019
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Spot load volume returns to pre-holiday levels
Spot volume rebounded sharply in all segments, confirming that the recent reduction in load availability resulted from the Labor Day holiday.
Joshi confirmation hearing is Wednesday, set to lead FMCSA
TCA asks members to contact reps over Biden vax mandate
How fleets can adapt to inevitable proliferation of electric, alt-fuel trucks
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