Truck design inspiration sometimes lies in the strangest of places

We have a lot of cool recognition programs at CCJ, but I have a couple favorites. I consider our Career Leadership Award without question the most important aspect of my job – a job that often feels like it encompasses billions of other important things. Awarded annually, CCJ‘s Career Leadership Award recognizes a trucking maintenance professional […]

Fuel price spread favors large fleets

Chart of the Week: Ultra-low Sulphur Diesel Rack Price, Diesel Truck Stop Retail Price, Retail – Rack Fuel Price Spread – USA SONAR: ULSDR.USA, DTS.USA, FUELS.USA  The national spread (FUELS) between the retail (DTS) and wholesale (ULSDR) price of diesel hit a multiyear high this past week as retail prices continue to lag the volatile wholesale market. […]

FedEx contractor arrested after body of 7-year-old Texas girl found

A FedEx Ground driver has been arrested and is facing capital murder and aggravated kidnapping charges after the body of 7-year-old Athena Strand was found Friday evening less than 10 miles from her home in Paradise, Texas. During a news conference late Friday, Wise County Sheriff Lane Akin said that Tanner Lynn Horner, 31, of […]

The Log Book: J.B. Hunt gives $55k back to classrooms

The Log Book is a weekly rundown of human-interest stories related to the transportation industry. This week: J.B. Hunt donates money and supplies to over 55 classrooms across the U.S. Drivers for Mack Trucks take to social media with animal selfies for a good cause and Love’s donates to a child advocacy group that helps […]