CCJ Top 250
Experts weigh in on how to attract Gen Z to trucking as industry demographics shift
Panelists discuss what Gen Z finds appealing about trucking careers and how carriers can use that to market to the youngest generation in the workforce.
September 12, 2022
Recent shift in market conditions changing the driver pay conversation
Fleet Intel's Rob Hatchett said the top takeaway from his recent TCA webinar is for carriers to have regular six-month check-ins on driver pay rates to keep pace with changing market conditions.
August 31, 2022
Second tuition-free CDL program launches at Florida college
The Venice location is on the campus of State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota, and is the second program launched in collaboration with the college. Also: Omni Logistics opens new 366k square-foot warehouse/cross-dock facility in Dallas.
August 29, 2022
Samsara introduces new platform features at first user conference
Its newest features focus on transforming the worker experience to help companies not only retain drivers, but also to improve operational efficiencies and, ultimately, save money.
June 16, 2022
CarriersEdge intros auto-hauler driver training courses
The online driver training provider launched a new series of courses for car haulers. Also: FedEx Express delivers 100,000 pounds of baby formula from Germany.
May 30, 2022
Driver training curriculums changing as widespread autonomous truck usage inches closer to reality
Experts say truck drivers will become more like IT professionals as their jobs shift more toward monitoring systems as a truck drives itself down the highway, and curriculums are changing to meet those requirements.
May 5, 2022
FMCSA moving under-21 pilot program forward, answers some concerns
After the first request in January, FMCSA said it received a total of 144 comments, and 102 of them were opposed to the program.
April 19, 2022
Driving the world's largest vehicle will test your nerves and skills
A former Volvo Trucks engineer and his protégé talk about the challenges of driving NASA's Crawler-Transporter II, the world's largest land vehicle, which will be hauling the world's largest and most powerful rocket next month for the Artemis launch.
March 7, 2022
Do you have a training problem?
Balancing online, classroom, yard practice and on-road coaching can be tricky, but getting it right can have a huge impact on safety and driver efficiency.
February 21, 2022
Building the legs of a four-legged stool
TCA is launching a new initiative to help members with retaining skilled commercial vehicle operators.
February 13, 2022
Infrastructure bill narrowly passes, unlocking $110B for roads and bridges and paving the way for under-21 driver program
Infrastructure bill includes money for road and bridge repair and kickstarts a pilot program for under-21 interstate drivers.
November 6, 2021
New video safety systems do more for less
KeepTruckin, J.J. Keller and CamerMatics are three companies who have most recently taken advantage of lower-cost hardware with expanded functionality to launch new video safety products.
September 28, 2021
Watch, coach & delete: Using data to fight off accident verdicts
Carriers should implement data management policies that provide "systematic and orderly ways of getting rid of data that's no longer legally required or necessary for the active management of the driver."
August 25, 2021
Setting achievable goals key to improving drivers' miles per gallon
Driver training platforms that focus on fuel efficiency often pit apples against oranges.
July 29, 2021
The future of trucking hinges on technology fixing the industry's mistaken stance on younger drivers
A 16 year old can get a pilot’s license to fly an airplane, but an 18 year old can’t drive a truck across state lines.
July 18, 2021
How do safety execs combat 'Reptile' litigation?
Executives from Payne Trucking, Boyle Transportation and Smith Transport share the approaches they use to combat legal risks in trucking.
June 23, 2021
Experts say fleets should prioritize camera evidence for safety
Telematics, ELDs and event recorders help safety conscious Stewart Transport prioritize driver performance and safety.
April 18, 2021
New technology helps fleets button up safety data
Managing safety data from a single location can help office staff be more efficient and prevent oversights and costly mistakes.
April 1, 2021
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Pay and benefits
Pay a top factor for driver turnover but 'not always an amount issue'
More than 50% of respondents to a recent CCJ driver survey said their carrier had raised pay at least twice since 2020.
House bill offers recruiting and retention incentives, grants to truck drivers
U.S. Xpress names Julie Van de Kamp president of dedicated
Supply chain correction helps put the 'worst of the inflation crisis behind us'
Rates end 2022 on a high note, signaling 'bottoming process' underway
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