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More than tracking hours: Features abound with modern ELDs

Continuing CCJ's comprehensive ELD buyers' guide: From built-in dashcams to scanners and transportation management software (TMS) system integration capabilities, electronic logging devices do more, often a lot more, than merely ...

Indicators: Tonnage dipped again in March, freight market mixed to start 2017

Tonnage dipped in March from February. Despite the drop, truck tonnage is up 2.5 percent year to date. After a strong finish to 2016, 2017 has sent mixed signals on ...

Arbitrator rules Swift-owned Central Refrigerated misclassified 1,300 drivers as contractors

This summer, 1,300 Central Refrigerated Service truckers anticipate a damages determination by the arbitrator who concluded they had been misclassified as independent contractors by the carrier, who's owned by Swift ...

Schneider IPO closes, nets company approximately $288.4M

In sum, Schneider sold about $550 million worth of stock, with the remainder after the $288.4 million going to Schneider family shareholders.

Indicators: Freight volume climbs, but rates lag; contract market is ‘bluntly, ugly’

All three major truckload segments saw freight volume soar in March, but rates were slow to react. Likewise, a report from investment firm Stifel says carriers are still having a ...

ELD Buyers’ Guide: How drivers, ELDs track duty status

From CCJ's comprehensive ELD guide: While electronic logs generally automate parts of logkeeping and in some ways simplify the rest, they still require direct driver involvement in most duty status ...

Video: Preventable or not — Trucker spurned by merge in downtown delivery

While trucker John Doe attempted to merge into downtown traffic, a four-wheeler zipped around him and Doe's rig clipped the car's rear fender. Could Doe have prevented this accident?

The two ELD options: Smartphone-based platforms vs. dedicated devices

Though there are plenty of variations, two types of ELDs have emerged: Dedicated units and so-called BYOD ("bring your own device") systems. More here in CCJ's comprehensive ELD buyers' guide. ...

TCA urges Congress to forgo any increases to 80,000-pound limit

Responding to an apparent push by legislators eyeing an increase to a 91,000-pound, six-axle limit, TCA told lawmakers in the letter that an 11,000-pound increase in the country’s truck weight ...

Famed political strategist Karl Rove to talk politics and trucking at CCJ Spring Symposium

These topics will be discussed in detail by Symposium's keynote speakers – political strategist Karl Rove, Fast Company magazine editor and managing director Robert Safian and economist William Strauss.

Indicators: Conditions for carriers appear stronger, trucking employment continues to grow

Recent trucking indicators: Market conditions for carriers saw positive momentum in February, though rate growth could be sluggish for the next few months. Also, the for-hire trucking industry added 4,700 ...

Schneider begins trading on NYSE, raises estimated $550M

Schneider National began trading on the New York Stock Exchange's NASDAQ market Thursday, April 6, with an initial public offering price of $19 a share. With the company's initial offering ...

Supreme Court won’t hear driver’s sleep apnea screening lawsuit against Crete

The Supreme Court has ruled it will not hear a truck driver’s lawsuit against Crete Carrier Corp., leaving in place a lower court ruling in favor of Crete and its ...