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Mergers & Acquisitions
PrePass Safety Alliance acquires CVO Holding Co.
CVO, which was involved in the 1993 launch of the PrePass weigh station bypass, will operate as a separate but wholly owned subsidiary of PrePass.
July 12, 2022
Connors Transfer acquired by Shoreland Transport
Shoreland has terminals in St. George, New Brunswick and Suffolk, Virginia, and operates a fleet of 115 trucks and 217 trailers with routes across Canada and throughout the United States.
July 11, 2022
North Carolina-based fleet picked to haul 2022 Capitol Christmas Tree
Hardy Brothers Trucking will haul the tree from the National Forests in North Carolina to Washington, D.C. Also: European EV charging joint venture between Volvo, Daimlar and Traton kicks off.
July 11, 2022
Universe Trucking acquired by Greater Omaha Express
The acquisition, set to be finalized next week, will increase the size of the Greater Omaha Express fleet by 20%.
July 6, 2022
Fuel economy will always be important
When it comes right down to it, fuel of all types is an operating cost.
July 6, 2022
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Brokering in the patchwork: Best practices to avoid liability for negligent selection
SCOTUS refusal to hear a case against C.H. Robinson means brokers can be held liable for a personal injury claim on the theory of “negligent selection" of a carrier.
July 4, 2022
J.B. Hunt expanding intermodal operations
The company's partnership with Swire Shipping is adding hundreds of new containers to the fleet. Also: Hazmat loads banned on Alabama interstate July 7-17; Transportation and Logistics Systems acquiring JFK Cartage.
July 4, 2022
Trucking's peak season unlikely to 'peak'
A massive shift to ecommerce, dropping retail inventories and record inflation serve as early warning signs that transportation's peak season might not actually peak.
June 30, 2022
A good fuel economy test gets real results
Fleets operate in the real world; their fuel economy savings need to be real too.
June 29, 2022
Kenan Advantage Group acquires Louisiana petrochem company
KAG Logistics picking up American PetroLog is the seventh acquisition this month among CCJ's Top 250 for-hire fleets.
June 27, 2022
USA Truck acquired by DB Schenker
The $435 million deal immediately gives DB Schenker rich access to the U.S. freight market.
June 24, 2022
Retail futures: How to harness data to revolutionize inventory management
We can expect to see smarter data use leading to faster and better-founded decision-making processes.
June 23, 2022
Investment groups buy majority stake in Freymiller
Two investment groups targeted Freymiller for its temp-controlled trucking, logistics brokerage and intermodal transportation services.
June 22, 2022
Challenger Motor Freight acquired by Fastfrate
In Challenger Motor Freight, Fastfrate adds cross-border trucking capabilities to its business.
June 16, 2022
PAM Transportation makes first acquisition in nearly 20 years
PAM Transportation spent $77.4 million to acquire New York City-based Metropolitan Trucking – now "the Northeast regional face for PAM."
June 15, 2022
Carriers should consider self-defense training for women drivers
In the industry's efforts to improve the driver shortage, women are good recruits, but many have safety concerns about being on the road. Providing self-defense training could help carriers improve their chances at landing more women drivers in seats.
June 15, 2022
More than 100k trucks, multiple OEMs impacted in recall
Bendix subsidiary R.H. Sheppard recalling steering gear used by 29 manufacturers. Also: Indiana Toll Road rates increasing; U.S. Xpress drivers recognized; Chevron now one of the leading renewable fuels companies in the United States.
June 14, 2022
Hiring and retaining Next Gen drivers with technology, training and empathy
A majority of the truck driver population is growing older and nearing retirement age, but it’s difficult to attract new talent because it's physically and mentally demanding.
June 11, 2022
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Cybersecurity tips fleets can use against modern-day pirates
The 2022 IBM Security study showed that 4% of all cyberattacks were aimed at the transportation industry, making it the 7th most targeted industry in the past year.
Geofencing technology evolves to offer better insight, improve efficiencies
Supply chain pressure, recruiting challenges boosted driver pay last year
Female employment in transportation on the rise
Health & wellness
Drivers can't rely on truckstops to fuel their bodies like they do their tanks
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