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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 ...
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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.

FMCSA looking to lower carrier registration fees for at least next two years

In its proposal, the agency says for the 2018 registration year, beginning Oct. 1, 2017, registration fees would be reduced below the current level by approximately 9.1 percent.

New engine oils, now recommended by all OEMs, show extended drain intervals, better fuel economy

The trucking industry’s transition to a new generation of engine oils, which began last December, has gone smoothly, say top engineers for Shell Rotella. All OEs now recommend their use, ...

CCJ Solutions Summit speakers to touch on fleet growth, crisis management, more

CCJ Solutions Summit attendees will hear from several speakers on topics ranging from growing business, boosting company morale, CSA and crisis management.

Video: Preventable or not? Motorists’ impatient pass prompts crash

In this video adaptation of a scenario from CCJ's Preventable or Not manual, produced via a partnership between CCJ and Instructional Technologies, see whether the truck driver could have prevented ...