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CCJ Symposium panel sees threats, opportunities from disruptive tech

A panel of experts said that transportation and logistics providers need to bridge the technology gap with high-tech Silicon Valley firms

Indicators: Tonnage dips again, shippers prefer ‘pop-up fleets’ to rate increases

The dip follows a 1.1 percent dip in March and a similar drop in February. Compared to the same month in 2016, tonnage was down 1.8 percent, ATA noted. Also, ...

Mack expects truck sales to flourish in ’17, sees mDrive penetration jump

Mack executives offered an industry update to trucking industry press last week.

Successful Dealer Award nominations due in a week

The countdown to the May 31 deadline to submit nominations for the fifth annual Successful Dealer Award is drawing near, so be sure to send in your selections for ...
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CCJ Tech Toolbox: Onboarding and tapping into a driver’s first 90 days

As predictive modeling and gamification reach a more mature state within the industry, carriers increasingly are looking at driver onboarding as a growing area of focus for trucking’s surge in ...

Video: Preventable or not — Trucker clipped in split-second merge

Could the truck operator have prevented the crash? Find out here.

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Gamifying the driver experience

Driver scoring and gamification systems rely on the river of data generated by ELDs and fleet management software to create a program that allows carriers to score drivers on performance, ...

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Mobile apps aid direct driver engagement

Social media outlets like Facebook, while heavily used in driver recruiting, also give carriers new avenues to market themselves to current drivers and gain valuable feedback and insight from them. ...

Learn how to leverage technology, boost profits at CCJ’s Symposium next week

Various topics involving safety and technology will round out the three overarching topics for breakout sessions during next week’s CCJ Spring Symposium in Asheville, N.C.

Congestion cost trucking $63.4 billion in lost productivity in 2015

ATRI used truck GPS data, along with data from the FHWA, to determine that the trucking industry experienced more than 996 million hours of delays in 2015, which is equivalent ...

Google alleges Uber’s Otto stole trade secrets to develop autonomous trucks

Autonomous truck technology company Otto, who’s already performed two on-highway demonstrations of an autonomous tractor-trailer, has found itself embroiled in an ongoing court fight between two of Silicon Valley’s most ...

Indicators: Spot market freight dips, but rates up; Trucking conditions ‘poised’ to improve

DAT says the data through April signals a solid start to 2017, with freight volume in April up 60 percent compared to the same month last year. Rates have also ...