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Advancing in trucking: A look at a small fleet success story and career paths for drivers

CCJ sister site Overdrive recently took a look at career paths for owner-operators or drivers, and how they could leverage their experience driving or operating a one-truck business into other ...

Driver turnover rate climbs slightly in third quarter, ATA reports

The turnover rate at large truckload fleets rose a percentage point to 97 percent in 2014’s third quarter from the prior quarter, according to number released today by ATA. The ...

Interide Transport outfitting trucks with EpicVue TV package

Interide Transport is outfitting its entire fleet with the EpicVue in-cab satellite TV package as a recruiting tool.

Teamsters lose two votes at FedEx Freight, withdraw another

The Teamsters union suffered another setback last week in its campaign to organize FedEx Freight workers, losing an election at the carrier’s Charleston, West Virginia, terminal. It also withdrew a ...

Decades-long oversight of Teamsters to come to an end

Federal watchdogs have been supervising the Teamsters’ finances since a 1989 consent agreement, but a new agreement struck recently will see federal supervisors step back and allow the union to ...

Super Service retains more drivers with predictive modeling

Super Service, a 950-truck privately held dry-van carrier, has been able to significantly decrease turnover by deploying Omnitracs Analytics’ Driver Retention Model across its entire fleet.

California drayage truckers vote to unionize as carrier transitions away from independent contractors

California’s Shippers Transport Express truckers will begin collective bargaining negotiations after 88 of its 111 drivers signed union authorization cards.

Con-way’s Bakersfield facility becomes latest to reject Teamsters affiliation

Con-way workers at the company’s Bakersfield, Calif., facility voted Jan. 8 against joining the Teamsters Union, according to the carrier. The facility becomes the fourth to reject Teamsters affiliation, while ...

Feds assisting in labor talks at West Coast ports

Unrest over labor negotiations have made the already overly jammed ports even more inefficient in the last year and a half, and analysts have said the slowdowns at the ports ...

Chevron announces last round of 2014 Million Mile Club honorees

Chevron Products Company today announced the ten drivers inducted to the Chevron Delo sponsored Red Eye Radio (formerly Midnight Trucking Radio) Million Mile Club in December 2014.  Established in 1992, the ...

Boyd Bros. equipping fleet with EpicVue satellite TV package

EpicVue announced that Boyd Bros. Transportation will continue to equip additional vehicles with its in-cab satellite TV package for fleets in the trucking industry.

Truck driver pay at or above U.S. household average, ATA says

In short, ATA concluded, fleets are doing a good job compensating drivers, spurred by demand carriers' demand for more drivers. Here's a look at some of the numbers.

Teamsters score win at Con-way facility in Miami

The Teamsters announced last week that a group of 74 drivers and dockworkers at Con-way Freight’s Miami Lakes, Fla., facility voted to join the union.