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Trailiner strategy prevents dispatch miscues, reduces turnover
Trailiner is winning the driver recruiting and retention battle with a technology and communications strategy that appeals to a new demographic.
May 3, 2021
Montgomery Transport cuts claims with image-based load securement app
An app that started out as a way to improve communication between drivers and management at flatbed carrier Montgomery Transport now helps drivers improve load securement and lower risk for themselves and their company.
April 1, 2021
XPO embraces VR as 'the way of training of the future'
In LTL, VR is used to train XPO cross-dock workers on the optimal method of loading freight for delivery.
February 28, 2021
Fleet exec has plan to bridge the divide to electric trucks
After seeing the benefits of renewable diesel, Keith Wilson has a plan to make the fuel affordable to all fleets in Oregon and stay ahead of government regulations.
February 1, 2021
Innovators: Werner enjoying ROI from EDGE fleet management
Werner EDGE rolled out its propriety mobile fleet management program earlier this year and it has since delivered ROI in multiple areas. Details here on CCJ.
January 4, 2021
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CCJ Innovators: Southeastern Freight meets e-commerce explosion head-on with digitization
To meet the demand for more digitization during the pandemic, SEFL launched its final-mile service across the company's 89 service centers, driving e-commerce.
December 1, 2020
CCJ Innovators: USA Truck gives drivers authority to plan, self-dispatch loads
USA Truck is recognized as a CCJ innovator for its self-dispatching program that has increased productivity and driver satisfaction. See CCJ for details.
November 1, 2020
Innovators: U.S. Xpress technology propels success through driver satisfaction
U.S. Xpress in-house technology, Variant Optimizer, reduces driver turnover, increases freight efficiency, and propels success through driver satisfaction.
October 1, 2020
Innovators: Estes Express Lines turns its attention to the rear of the rig to boost capacity, productivity
Estes helped develop an innovative way to increase the cargo space by taking advantage of the dead space between the trailer floor and the road surface.
September 1, 2020
CCJ Innovators: Halvor Lines protects drivers with contact-free BOL
Halvor Lines developed an electronic bill of lading (eBOL) to help drivers avoid contact with receivers to get signatures. See CCJ to learn how it works.
July 21, 2020
CCJ Innovators: Groendyke reduces rear-end collisions with unique brake light
In an effort to reduce rear-end collisions, Groendyke Transport installed a unique pulsating brake light to their tanker trucks. Learn more here on CCJ.
July 1, 2020
CCJ Innovators: Penske takes DPF cleaning in-house, saving ‘millions of dollars’
When Penske Truck Leasings’s DPF-related expenses began to climb, the company decided to open full-time in-house DPF cleaning centers. Learn more on CCJ.
June 1, 2020
CCJ Innovators: Liquid Trucking’s tech rewards drivers for reconnaissance
Liquid Trucking developed a trucking app that rewards drivers for sharing location intelligence and offers access to other digital tools. Learn more on CCJ.
April 21, 2020
2020 Innovator of the Year: Polaris — unlocking human capital
The RPA platform has reduced the cost per order for PTG and brought visibility to work in process (WIP). Workers can see the status of all orders at any time of day. Before the technology, “we had no clue what orders were ahead or behind schedule,” Brajkovich says. The automated bots have enabled PTG to […]
April 1, 2020
CCJ’s 2020 Innovator of the Year: Polaris Transportation Group using technology to automate paperwork, customs
Polaris Transportation Group earned the CCJ 2020 Innovator of the Year award for implementing technology to increase efficiency. Learn more about PTG on CCJ.
April 1, 2020
2020 Innovator of the Year: Polaris — heading into the future
Besides using technology to automate internal business systems and workflow, PTG continues to make strides to help its customers do the same by increasing connectivity options and capabilities. PTG has built a suite of APIs that enable its business systems to connect directly with those of its customers and border agencies, Brajkovich says. Currently, the […]
April 1, 2020
2020 Innovator of the Year: Polaris — ready for robotics
The company had an immediate need for a technology pillar in order entry. As a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier, PTG’s local pickup-and-delivery operations feed 35 line haul schedules south bound and 35 line haul schedules northbound every night. The assets go no further than 500 miles out and return, loaded with freight into and out of […]
April 1, 2020
2020 Innovator of the Year: Polaris — a digital laboratory
As work continued to progress with RPA technology in order entry and the customs and operations departments, Cox and Brajkovich created a new business entity in 2018 called NorthStar Digital Solutions. Rather than place PTG’s growing technology team into an IT department, which carries a perception as a cost center, the executives wanted technology workers […]
April 1, 2020
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