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Proof small fleets can go electric in a big way
Electrification isn't a quick or easy process, but you don't have to be a well-heeled mega fleet to participate.
September 21, 2023
An automated pricing tool, crash probability, data recording and more
This week we're looking at an AI-driven automated pricing tool, crash probability insights via a Geotab integration, a new video camera and data recording system and more.
September 19, 2023
What a strike by UAW could mean for the economy, trucking
The automotive industry in the U.S. is facing a potential worker strike if deals can’t be struck by the end of the day Thursday. The big three auto makers in Detroit – General Motors, Ford and Stellantis – each have contracts expiring with the UAW union.
September 13, 2023
Agriculture trucking technology, reducing empty miles, video telematics and more
In this week's CCJ's Tech Shorts we look at an acquisition in the agriculture trucking technology space, an integration that exposes carriers to more available loads, a beta launch of an AI-powered software platform and more.
September 12, 2023
More carriers are exiting the market as excess capacity keeps rates low
There are some positive indicators that improvement is coming to the freight market. More carriers are exiting the market, and more and in greater numbers are expected to follow suit, if you can even really call that good news.
September 8, 2023
Compliance management, auxiliary cameras and a service maintenance app
In this week's CCJ’s Tech Shorts, we look at how larger fleets can eliminate major pain points when it comes to FMCSA and DOT Compliance management, AI-based route optimization engine, auxiliary cameras and more.
September 5, 2023
Do trucking associations make carriers safer?
ATRI found in its latest research that joining a state or national trucking association makes carriers safer than those that don't join. ATRI's Dan Murray explores the latest research and what it means in this week's 10-44.
September 1, 2023
'Soft' trucking conditions likely for at least another year
Historical trends suggest trucking conditions will remain soft through at least mid-2024.
August 29, 2023
Preventable or Not
Giant oak branch mangles truck driver's trailer. Was this accident preventable?
John Doe's trailer strikes a low-hanging branch along a two-lane highway. How will the National Safety Council rule this accident?
August 28, 2023
How the recent rise in diesel is impacting trucking
Diesel's national average is up 57 cents in just the last four weeks. JKC Trucking Vice President Mike Kucharski talks about why, and what fleets can do to advocate for themselves.
August 18, 2023
The International eMV: the electric truck for vocational applications
International's eMV is a Class 6/7 electric truck for vocational applications and is unique because it offers many customizable body options for a wide customer base.
August 15, 2023
Multi-million dollar renovation at Mack Experience Center plus their zero emission goals
Video tour of the renovated Mack Experience Center hosted by Mack Trucks North America President Jonathan Randall.
August 11, 2023
Hydrogen fuel cell
Kenworth’s FCEV combines Toyota’s hydrogen fuel cell stack with the T680
Kenworth's T680 FCEV is the culmination of a seven year collaboration with Toyota.
August 9, 2023
How recent freight cycles have impacted insurance rates for trucking
The COVID-era boom cycle and the more recent freight recession caused an influx of new-entrant carriers, followed by a number of carriers leaving the market, respectively. Those factors have played a role in how insurance firms assess fleets.
August 4, 2023
Hydrogen fuel cell
Hyundai's XCIENT fuel cell truck makes its commercial debut
Get up close with Hyundai's XCIENT fuel cell truck.
August 2, 2023
Oils & lubricants
Engines and excuses: Why fleets don't sample engine oil and why they should
Whether it’s a lack of time to pull an oil sample or a lack of willingness to go through the effort, this week's 10-44 looks at some popular excuses and pokes them full of holes.
July 28, 2023
Preventable or Not
Pickup rammed after pulling out in front of semi. Was this accident preventable?
Truck driver John Doe was obeying all safety laws and posted speed limits, but still rammed a pickup truck that pulled out in front of his tractor-trailer. Could this accident have been prevented?
July 26, 2023
Looming UPS labor strike, Yellow’s cash crunch threaten to upend parcel, LTL segments
What are the implications and fallout that could result from a work stoppage at CCJ's No. 2 Top 250 carrier and a potential bankruptcy at the No. 6 carrier?
July 25, 2023
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California governor spikes driverless trucking ban
Gov. Gavin Newsom said AB 316 was unnecessary for the regulation and oversight of heavy-duty autonomous vehicle technology in California, as existing law provides sufficient authority to create the appropriate regulatory framework.
Low diesel fuel inventories, volatile pricing likely to boost carrier exits
Teamsters call for investigation of Yellow bankruptcy
Parts and labor costs begin to show improvement
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