CCJ Top 250
Aim Transportation cuts the cord with modern maintenance solution
A lot has changed in the 5 years since Aim rolled out its RescuePro system, like the declining number of people whose preferred communication method is talking on the phone.
September 1, 2023
Budd Van Lines' trailer cuts days of work down to minutes
A typical Budd Van Lines driver handles 40 to 50 moves a year, but Load it Once drivers are handling 70 to 80.
August 1, 2023
FedEx improving LTL shipping efficiency, increasing sustainability with space and pace pilot
FedEx's new Dimension in Motion technology has enabled long sought after dimension-based shipping calculation for less-than-truckload.
July 1, 2023
Brakebush program recruits new drivers from within
Brakebush helps employees in other areas of the business, from maintenance to production, become drivers via its Driving Finishing Program, which has had a 100% retention rate so far.
June 1, 2023
ArcBest mobile platform skyrockets visibility, slashes load/unload time
ArcBest's platform can unload an entire trailer in seconds, better organize the freight and give all stakeholders real-time visibility from dock to dock.
May 1, 2023
Walmart's first in-house driver app becomes their highest rated tech tool yet
Unsatisfactory workflow apps from outside vendors left Walmart drivers stopping to wrestle with frustrating tech issues. Plus the company did not have real-time visibility into their equipment and communication needed to be more effective and safer.
April 1, 2023
Solar Transport implements automated workflows to the tune of a 52% decrease in cross-drops
The fuel hauler has also experienced a significant reduction in driver turnover and an increase in capacity with the use of a customized mobile app created through Motorcity Systems.
March 1, 2023
Melton Truck Lines wins CCJ Innovator of the Year
Social media influencer program presents Oklahoma-based flatbed carrier with a "tremendous branding opportunity" and boost in online referrals and hires.
February 9, 2023
FirstFleet creates nextgen in-cab driver experience
Rather than deploy the standard driver workflow application from its ELD vendor, FristFleet created its own using the vendor’s software development kit.
February 1, 2023
Ryder's COOP program puts idle equipment to work
Both Ryder and fleets around the country are putting idle trucks to work thanks to Ryder's vehicle sharing program COOP, which analyzes the market to help bring equipment and renters together.
January 1, 2023
CCJ will crown its 2023 Innovator of the Year this week
CCJ profiles fleets every month for developing and deploying innovative solutions to trucking problems and Thursday night will crown its 2023 Innovator of the Year. Here's a look at all the candidates.
December 26, 2022
The new age of driver recruitment leans into the power of social media
Melton Truck Lines takes advantage of social media as an advertising method with its new driver influencer program in which drivers post videos about their lives on the road.
December 1, 2022
CCJ's 2022 Innovator of the Year: JLE Industries gives drivers autonomy
JLE's recent update to its DriverOS innovation, which involved taking the platform to an app, allows drivers to select the loads they want to haul and so much more.
November 22, 2022
Marine drayage carrier improves efficiencies for drivers and customers at ports and inland terminals
IMC Companies takes the peel pile concept to the masses with SmartStacks. The new system greatly improves driver turn rates at terminals and reduces container dwell times and demurrage costs for its customers.
November 1, 2022
Schneider launches first digital marketplace for bulk shippers
The complexities involved in booking and quoting bulk loads have previously prevented the process for going digital.
October 1, 2022
Show hauler locks in owner-op pay, 'putting our money where our mouths are'
When Covid spread across the U.S., it wiped out Clark Transfer's core business. The company turned to a new pay model post-pandemic to bring the business back to life.
September 1, 2022
Seattle carrier combines proprietary technology platform with single-lane relay strategy to increase utilization
This approach allows the company to drive more revenue per truck than a traditional carrier, while improving efficiency for shipping customers and offering better pay and quality of life for drivers.
July 31, 2022
FreightWorks shines multimedia light on the people of trucking
FreightWorks, a 100-plus truck hazmat, high-security and temperature-controlled freight hauler based in Rutherfordton, N.C., debuted a podcast last September and is rounding the corner to 100 episodes.
July 1, 2022
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Low diesel fuel inventories, volatile pricing likely to boost carrier exits
The current mismatch of crude for refiners suggests lower prices for gasoline lie ahead, but higher prices for diesel – likely the tipping point in accelerating a trucking capacity rebalancing.
Teamsters call for investigation of Yellow bankruptcy
Parts and labor costs begin to show improvement
Volvo spells out its plan for reducing its (and your) carbon footprint
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