CCJ Top 250
ArcBest mobile platform skyrockets visibility, slashes load/unload time
ArcBest's platform can unload an entire trailer in seconds, better organize the freight and give all stakeholders real-time visibility from dock to dock.
May 1, 2023
Walmart's first in-house driver app becomes their highest rated tech tool yet
Unsatisfactory workflow apps from outside vendors left Walmart drivers stopping to wrestle with frustrating tech issues. Plus the company did not have real-time visibility into their equipment and communication needed to be more effective and safer.
April 1, 2023
Solar Transport implements automated workflows to the tune of a 52% decrease in cross-drops
The fuel hauler has also experienced a significant reduction in driver turnover and an increase in capacity with the use of a customized mobile app created through Motorcity Systems.
March 1, 2023
Melton Truck Lines wins CCJ Innovator of the Year
Social media influencer program presents Oklahoma-based flatbed carrier with a "tremendous branding opportunity" and boost in online referrals and hires.
February 9, 2023
FirstFleet creates nextgen in-cab driver experience
Rather than deploy the standard driver workflow application from its ELD vendor, FristFleet created its own using the vendor’s software development kit.
February 1, 2023
Ryder's COOP program puts idle equipment to work
Both Ryder and fleets around the country are putting idle trucks to work thanks to Ryder's vehicle sharing program COOP, which analyzes the market to help bring equipment and renters together.
January 1, 2023
CCJ will crown its 2023 Innovator of the Year this week
CCJ profiles fleets every month for developing and deploying innovative solutions to trucking problems and Thursday night will crown its 2023 Innovator of the Year. Here's a look at all the candidates.
December 26, 2022
The new age of driver recruitment leans into the power of social media
Melton Truck Lines takes advantage of social media as an advertising method with its new driver influencer program in which drivers post videos about their lives on the road.
December 1, 2022
CCJ's 2022 Innovator of the Year: JLE Industries gives drivers autonomy
JLE's recent update to its DriverOS innovation, which involved taking the platform to an app, allows drivers to select the loads they want to haul and so much more.
November 22, 2022
Marine drayage carrier improves efficiencies for drivers and customers at ports and inland terminals
IMC Companies takes the peel pile concept to the masses with SmartStacks. The new system greatly improves driver turn rates at terminals and reduces container dwell times and demurrage costs for its customers.
November 1, 2022
Schneider launches first digital marketplace for bulk shippers
The complexities involved in booking and quoting bulk loads have previously prevented the process for going digital.
October 1, 2022
Show hauler locks in owner-op pay, 'putting our money where our mouths are'
When Covid spread across the U.S., it wiped out Clark Transfer's core business. The company turned to a new pay model post-pandemic to bring the business back to life.
September 1, 2022
Seattle carrier combines proprietary technology platform with single-lane relay strategy to increase utilization
This approach allows the company to drive more revenue per truck than a traditional carrier, while improving efficiency for shipping customers and offering better pay and quality of life for drivers.
July 31, 2022
FreightWorks shines multimedia light on the people of trucking
FreightWorks, a 100-plus truck hazmat, high-security and temperature-controlled freight hauler based in Rutherfordton, N.C., debuted a podcast last September and is rounding the corner to 100 episodes.
July 1, 2022
Roehl Transport reinvents driver pay to compensate for time-consuming work
The shift away from a static CPM on all miles in favor of a sliding mileage scale based on length of haul takes into account the value of a driver’s time, making local and regional work more appealing.
June 1, 2022
Roadrunner overhauls its business to reduce transit times
The company is proving that operational efficiencies can create capacity as its recent changes in leadership, network and technology have resulted in reduced transit times.
May 1, 2022
GP Transco improves transparency, driver retention and the bottomline with OpenRoad TMS
GP Transco's OpenRoad TMS has brought in more than $11 million for the business over the last five years and includes features more advanced than 3PL offerings and even Amazon. Best of all, the live shipment tracking means no one has to bug the drivers.
April 1, 2022
Woody Bogler Trucking turns to crypto in new age of driver appreciation
Woody Bogler Trucking is leaping into the metaverse, releasing what is likely the first NFT collection in the trucking industry.
March 1, 2022
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Walmart 'betting big' on Cummins new X15N natural gas engine
Walmart is pleased with a pilot it entered with Cummins to test its new X15N natural gas engine and sees it as an ideal fit for long haul where all-electric and fuel cell fall far short on range.
Pay and benefits
2023 Best Fleets to Drive For: Key findings in compensation and benefits
Test drive: The Model 589, Peterbilt's successor to the 389
Cooling freight market, climbing interest rates throwing cold water on used truck values
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