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National shift in freight prompts strong van rates post-Harvey

This strain in capacity and disruption of typical van freight lanes has shifted freight flow in all regions of the U.S., Montague says, and has driven up rates. Van rates ...

Fuel prices soar as result of Harvey

Diesel prices increased by an average of 15.3 cents across the nation during the week to an average of $2.758 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

CCJ Innovator: Oakley Transport takes the lead in food safety management, quality

Oakley Transport’s quality initiatives redefine food transportation excellence.

Boyd Bros. raises company driver pay

All company drivers will receive an additional 4 cents per mile for all loads picked up on and after Tuesday. Additionally, all company drivers, as well as students who graduate ...

Public meeting regarding changes to CSA system set for Friday

FMCSA will discuss the National Academies of Sciences' findings regarding the CSA system, along with the recommended changes to it. All attendees, whether attending in person or online, are required to ...

TCA, CarriersEdge seeking ‘Best Fleets to Drive For’ nominations

To be eligible for the contest, a for-hire fleet must have 10 or more trucks, operate in the U.S. or Canada and be nominated by a trucker. The nomination period ...

Florida suspends hours regs with Irma landfall likely, major pipeline partially reopens after Harvey

Florida has suspended some trucking regulations for relief load haulers ahead of the expected landfall of Hurricane Irma. Also, the Port of Houston has reopened its terminals following Hurricane Harvey's ...

Wilson Logistics buys assets of Haney Truck Lines

Wilson Logistics (No. 176, CCJ Top 250) last week announced it purchased select assets of Haney Truck Lines (No. 199), a longtime fixture in the Pacific Northwest trucking industry.

Indicators: Trucking employment slips by 1,600 jobs

Trucking industry employment has been choppy the entirety of the year, having gained big in February and March before falling the last four out of the last five months.

Two major fleets boost driver pay

CRST Expedited is giving its new contract student drivers a 15 percent pay increase, while Dart Transit is boosting pay for some owner-operators by up to an additional 4 cents ...

FMCSA suspends hours regs for fuel haulers in 26 states

An anticipated shortage of fuel, such as gasoline and diesel, prompted the hours waiver. Truckers hauling emergency relief loads to Texas ans Louisiana are also exempt.

Presenting logs at roadside: States’ data transfer plans vary widely, and an ambitious federal program remains untested

One of the less publicized but highly critical aspects of the electronic logging device mandate involves a new platform that will transfer ELD data from roadside to a central federal ...