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AAA Cooper, XPO opening new LTL facilities | Amazon kicks off seasonal hiring spree
XPO's 150,000-square-foot site includes 264 dock doors to accommodate high volumes and ongoing growth. Also: All Amazon jobs in the U.S., including seasonal roles, have an average starting pay of $18 per hour. Ryder inks another autonomous deal.
October 19, 2021
Cummins, Mack founders headline first trucking HOF inductee class
The American Trucking and Industry Leader Hall of Fame was formed in May 2021 to showcase corporate and association award programs, along with individual trucking industry leaders. Also: Isuzu debuts Isuzu Connect platform.
October 18, 2021
Randall-Reilly names chief technology officer
Randall-Reilly taps former Dell Technologies executive to help lead its growth and innovation trajectory.
October 15, 2021
Standardizing guaranteed pay in a power-only system with 33-truck DeWitt Transportation
How has Tim DeWitt managed to take what just several years ago was a one-truck business to a now 33-power-unit affair with a dedicated driver core? His power-only arrangement has allowed him to focus on guaranteed driver pay and enhancing relationships.
October 11, 2021
Diversification: Silver Creek Transportation's growth secret
Henderson, Kentucky-based Silver Creek Transportation, in just a few years, has gone from a local aggregates hauler to a diversified carrier hauling across the lower 48 states with 24 power units. Longtime owner Jason Cowan leads the team with two sons.
October 8, 2021
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Covenant completes rebranding to Covenant Logistics Group
The company says the new name represents its transition to a "true logistics provider." Also: Penske dedicates new classroom at Maryland tech school; Parcel delivery company recognized for recent expansion; Volvo gets large electric truck order in Europe.
October 7, 2021
Soza Trucking builds solid foundation in car haul
The first here in our series of 10 profiles of Small Fleet Champ semi-finalists tells the story of C.G. Soza, owner-operator of four-tractor Soza Trucking, out of California, and how he flexed business acumen to grow with car haul against the odds.
October 6, 2021
Shareholders approve Daimler Truck spinoff
Shareholders near unanimous in approving trucking business off-shoot. Also: Former fleet owner could get 100 years in prison after guilty pleas; Locomation looking to align autonomous tech with insurance industry; Volvo hosting EV transition event online.
October 4, 2021
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CCJ Top 250: There's a new top dog in package delivery
All carriers in the package delivery space reaped the benefit of an acceleration in e-commerce, riding the explosion to record quarterly and/or annual revenues.
October 1, 2021
Knight-Swift entering carrier services market
Iron Truck Services brings together services like insurance, equipment maintenance, fuel purchasing, and truck sales and rentals.
September 14, 2021
Truck stops celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is scheduled for Sept. 12-18, and many national truck stop chains are offering deals to drivers.
September 9, 2021
Budreck Truck Lines names new CEO
Tim Johnson president takes over for Budreck founder Bradley Subler. Also: Transervice names new Controller; Arkansas Association names new Board.
September 5, 2021
Small Fleet Champ contest open to owners of 30 trucks or fewer
Wear-all-the-hats grit, ability to delegate when it makes sense, to hear and act on opportunity when it knocks. If that describes you, take the time to enter this year's competition and join us in honoring the best among small fleet owners.
September 2, 2021
Dillon Logistics abruptly closes doors after 41 years
The company has yet to issue a formal announcement, but a source familiar with the situation confirmed to CCJ Wednesday the Burr Ridge, Illinois-based fleet's closure. According to CCJ data, Dillon owned 323 trucks and employed 341 drivers.
September 1, 2021
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2021 CCJ Top 250: Pandemic puts a lid on revenue gains for largest for-hire carriers
Fleets in the 2021 CCJ Top 250 ranking of for-hire carriers show resiliency in a volatile market.
September 1, 2021
Former Scania exec appointed new Navistar CEO
Mathias Carlbaum has been appointed CEO and President of Navistar, effective Sept. 1, succeeding Persio Lisboa, who has held the position since July 2020. Also: OOIDA calls on Dept. of Commerce to address driver turnover, retention; more.
August 26, 2021
PGT expands western U.S. team
PGT Services has named Brittany Elmen its Director of West Coast Sales, Brandon Graham takes over SEFL's service center in South Charlotte.
August 22, 2021
Third generation Stuckey seeking to revive original roadside oasis
Stephanie Stuckey, the granddaughter of Stuckey's founder Sylvester Stuckey and current CEO of the company, is on a quest to revive the iconic company that was sold the year before she was born.
August 12, 2021
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What's it like from the pilot seat of a driverless truck?
Ruben Cardenas, safety driver for autonomous truck startup Plus, is both active driver and emergency fail-safe for the system when the truck is operating in autonomous mode.
FMCSA Administrator nominee clears another hurdle in confirmation process
Still on the fence on FA-4? It might be time to reconsider
DAT: Contract rates catching up with spot rates
Trucking industry not confident in Biden's 24/7 port plan
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