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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 ...

FedEx confirms it was hit by global malware attack

FedEx confirmed in a statement to Reuters on Friday that it has been affected by the prominent malware attack that targeted businesses around the world. The so-called WannaCry Ransomware locks ...

ELD buyers’ guide: Download CCJ’s comprehensive guide to complying with FMCSA’s mandate

Drivers must be using ELDs to track hours of service compliance by Dec. 18. CCJ's comprehensive buyers' guide gives fleets the information they need to fully comply with the mandate, ...

Congressional reps ask FMCSA to move quickly in allowing carriers to drug test drivers via hair sample

Seven members of the U.S. House sent a letter late last month to FMCSA expressing their support for allowing a group of large carriers to begin drug testing drivers exclusively ...
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XPO completes rebranding effort following Con-way acquisition

XPO Logistics announced this week it has completed the rebranding effort of its LTL business following its late 2015 of Con-way. XPO acquired Con-way in a $3 billion deal in ...

Top 250 fleet sues Amazon, claims retail giant owes them millions

LTL carrier Central Freight Lines has accused retail giant Amazon of shorting owed payments to the carrier to the tunes of millions of dollars.

Lowering CSA scores, outsourcing maintenance highlight CCJ Symposium breakout sessions

Symposium attendees will have the opportunity to attend 45-minute sessions focusing on maintenance practices to lower CSA scores, making the most of remote diagnostics, maintenance outsourcing strategies and implementing low-viscosity ...

Florida next up to require ELDs for intrastate truckers

A bill in the Florida legislature would adopt the federal ELD mandate for intrastate motor carriers (those doing business only in Florida). If the bill becomes law as currently drafted, ...

Video: Preventable or not — Foggy morning leads to rural highway crash

In the start of a new video series of preventable or not scenarios, test your knowledge on whether these weather-related accidents could have been prevented.

Group aims to help minority-owned trucking companies land freight contracts

Minority Transportation Consortium is a third party logistics company. It will seek to partner with minority, women and veteran-owned companies which are looking for freight opportunities with corporations and shippers.

Walmart recognizes 12 companies as 2016 Carriers of the Year

Walmart Transportation has named 12 trucking companies as its 2016 Carriers of the Year, including companies like Prime, Swift, USA Truck, Knight, Averitt, FedEx and more.

Spot market rates up across the board in April

Flatbed rates have soared in recent months and continued to their upward streak in April. The gains for reefer and van, however, come amid an otherwise choppy spell for the ...

Celadon to lean less on owner-operators in effort to boost profits

The announcement came Wednesday as part the Indianapolis-based fleet’s quarterly conference call with investors, during which top-level executives relayed to shareholders their ideas for reversing declining profitability. Preliminary results for ...
Trucking's Future Now - Driver in Autonomous Truck

Senators ask for report on potential impact of autonomous trucks on driver jobs

Senators Susan Collins (R-Me.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.) have asked the Government Accountability Office to look into autonomous truck technology and its potential to displace workers.