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Meet one-on-one with industry suppliers at CCJ Solutions Summit

Some suppliers that will be available for one-on-one meetings include Shell Lubricants, Freightliner, Cummins, Lytx, Minimizer and Hanksugi Japan Tires.

Band of C.R. England drivers vote to leave Teamsters affiliation

Chicago-based intermodal drivers for C.R. England (No. 20 in the CCJ Top 250) voted Sept. 20 to decertify Teamsters Local 705 as their bargaining representative. C.R. England says the union ...

Preventable or not? Driver collides with quick-entering Mustang

A car blindly exited a high-fenced apartment complex only a few yards in front of John Doe’s tractor, leaving Doe with little time to avoid impact. Was this a preventable ...

Group sues DOT board alleging open meetings violations

A trade group representing small business trucking companies and brokers has filed a lawsuit alleging the U.S. DOT’s Unified Carrier Registration Plan Board violated federal open meetings laws by not ...

Indicators: Trucking employment dips slightly in September, ‘Shippers Conditions’ favor carriers

Updates on two key trucking industry indicators.
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XPO targets last-mile with interactive tool, expanded footprint

XPO, the country's fourth largest carrier, plans to add 85 new hubs to its last-mile network by the end of 2018. It also has developed a new consumer-facing program designed ...

Celadon under investigation by SEC, announces refinancing of debt

Celadon Group, one of the country’s largest trucking companies, has notified its shareholders that it is under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the body that governs publicly traded ...

Truck market ‘healthy and growing’ as orders swell

Seasonal adjustment boosts September’s order performance to its highest level in more than two years.

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway buys major stake in Pilot Flying J, will become majority owner in 2023

The Haslam family will retain majority ownership with  a 50.1 percent stake in the company, and Jimmy Haslam will continue as CEO. PFJ President Ken Parent and the company’s management ...

North Carolina fleet boosts driver pay

Epes Transport System has raised its per-mile pay by 2 cents. Independent contractors have all been changed to percentage based pay and receive 66 percent on a load plus fuel ...

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 ...

Spot market rates soared to multi-year highs

Spot market rates in September leapt in September, according to Truckstop.com data provided to Overdrive. The gains are likely due to the impacts of catastrophic hurricanes that impacted Texas and ...

Indicators: Truck tonnage shot up in August, ‘Trucking Conditions’ point to rates growth

A few positive signs for the trucking industry: Tonnage soared in August, and a tightening of industry capacity, driven by a number of factors, is set to push rates higher ...

CCJ Solutions Summit lodging discounts available through Oct. 11

Those who register before Oct. 11 can register for discounted rooms for $185 per night, not including taxes and fees, until Oct. 11. The room rate is in addition to ...

Celadon shutters CDL schools, sells flatbed division

Celadon Group announced this week it will close its three CDL training schools later this year, and that it has sold its flatbed division to a subsidiary of P&S Logistics.
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