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  • 3D printing could add new dimension to trucking, product distribution May 18, 2018
    The time it takes for new technologies to go from concept introduction to market-ready product continues to accelerate. Highly publicized technologies that promise to change the way we live and work turn out to be colossal flops (remember Google Glass and the Segway scooter?). And often it’s the technologies not part of everyday water-cooler discussion […]
    Jeff Crissey
  • Volvo donates new VNL 760 to ATA’s America’s Road Team program May 18, 2018
    After announcing last year Volvo Trucks North America would extend its 16-year sponsorship of the American Trucking Associations’ America’s Road Team outreach program, the truck maker delivered a new Volvo VNL 760 to ATA officials and America’s Road Team captains at a ceremony in Newport, R.I. “One of the best things we do is sponsor […]
    Jeff Crissey
  • Expanding PDC network pushing Daimler to eliminate multi-day service events May 18, 2018
    Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) took another key step forward in maximizing the efficiency of its Aftermarket and dealer channel operations this week with the formal opening of a new 245,000 sq.-ft. parts distribution center in Grimes, Iowa. The new location, the ninth in Daimler’s PDC network, will now allow the company to deliver parts […]
    Lucas Deal
  • Gain an edge in recruiting at CCJ Symposium next week May 17, 2018
    CCJ Symposium begins Monday at Hilton Head Island, S.C. Recruiting will be one of three main topics for fleet executive attendees. Other topics include e-commerce and the dawn of electric trucks in the trucking industry.
    CCJ Staff
  • Rush dealership network patriarch passes away May 17, 2018
    Marvin Rush served on the company's Board of Directors from its incorporation until August 2016, also serving as the company’s Chief Executive Officer from its founding through 2006.
    Jason Cannon
  • CCJ Innovator: Veriha Trucking’s scientific approach helps it attract, retain younger workforce May 17, 2018
    “When millennials look for an employer, they are looking for passion, purpose and bliss,” says Karen Smerchek, CEO of Vehira Trucking. “We truly have to adjust our leadership style for millennials … making sure they are going after a goal and that we are challenging those associates.”
    Jeff Crissey
  • DPL Telematics’ asset tracking device May 17, 2018
    DPL Telematics’ AssetView Tracking System is designed for wireless  tracking of any powered or unpowered asset to help improve logistics, manage inventory and curb theft. The small, portable GPS unit is self-contained and can be installed in seconds, allowing users to remotely monitor any asset from an Internet-based software package and mobile app. AssetView is powered by […]
    CCJ Staff
  • Carriers use load planning tech to capitalize on hot freight market May 17, 2018
    With the pipeline full of loads from the spot market and contract customers, fleets use planning tools to more effectively match capacity with opportunities.
    Aaron Huff

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