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CCJ Tech Toolbox: Disruptions loom: E-commerce, shifting freight patterns, smaller vehicles all on the way

Analysts predict economic disruptions and changing freight patterns will spur the trucking industry to lean more heavily on less-than-truckload hauls, medium-duty straight trucks and vans, shorter routes and final-mile delivery.

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Autonomous trucking promises a leaner, safer trucking industry

In the past three years, few equipment-based technologies have garnered as much speculation as autonomy, particularly related to its viability within trucking, the timeline for which such technologies may come ...

Tech Toolbox: The future of technology in trucking

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Drivers often need coaching to play a role in fuel savings

Drivers – specifically their right foot – play a significant role in fuel consumption, but many fleets lack the level of detail needed to coach them on their fuel economy ...
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CCJ Tech Toolbox: How technology can help fleets boost fuel economy

In this 11th edition of CCJ’s Tech Toolbox, we look at the role technology has played in boosting fuel economy and, in at least one case, how it can have ...

Tech Toolbox: Technology’s role in fuel economy

In this 11th edition of CCJ’s Tech Toolbox, we look at the role technology has played in boosting fuel economy and, in at least one case, how it can have ...

CCJ Tech Toolbox: RFP management tools help carriers handle shippers’ bids by lane or by package

With the help of technology, management of the cumbersome RFP process to bid on lanes within a large shipper’s book of business is becoming more accessible for a larger portion ...

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Modern tools aid in carrier relationships, customer expectations

Customized customer self-serve portals can provide not only tracking visibility but also payment status and more to both carriers’ customers and, from brokers, to carriers themselves

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Freight uberization — Load tracking and planning tools abound

As Uber FREIGHT and a variety of brokerages with sophisticated technology seek to transform the spot market, carriers in both spot and contract markets are finding new demands placed on ...

CCJ Tech Toolbox: How fleets can incorporate new technologies into their logistics ops

In the 10th edition of CCJ’s Tech Toolbox, we look at the factors fleets should consider and best practices they can use for evaluating and implementing new technologies for their ...

Tech Toolbox: Technology’s role in logistics

CCJ Tech Toolbox: How to get drivers, employees to buy in to new fleet tech

While new technology is change for the better, it’s still change. Altering an employee’s equipment and/or responsibilities without proper instruction and training can be counterproductive and potentially harmful.

CCJ Tech Toolbox: How your fleet can strategize adding new technologies

Any technology assessment that ends in acceptance should transition its focus immediately from evaluation to implementation. Both fleets and technology providers alike say the cautious traits of research and investigation ...