JOC Guide to Trucking

In its annual Guide to Trucking, JOC.com looks at some of the major issues facing the trucking industry and its customers, including the financial health of motor carriers, the driver shortage and trends in trucking capacity. The 2014 guide examines how the truck is becoming a node in an always expanding “Internet of Things.” The vehicle that used to transport freight alone is now delivering data, and lots of it. Onboard sensors are collecting, sending and receiving information, with the lion’s share going to and coming from a fleet management system. But as technology advances, the truck is being knit into a broader, more open network.

The guide features a comprehensive listing of the largest truckload and less-than-truckload carriers, ranked by revenue, as well as the top refrigerated, tank truck and flatbed operators. And the guide includes a directory with information on more than 130 motor carriers in the U.S. and Canada.

JOC Directory of Trucking

News & Analysis

26 Jun 2017
Amazon and Wal-Mart are squaring off in a retail "cold war" that will unfold online and in stores, reshaping logistics, speakers at the SMC3 Connections Conference warn.
23 Jun 2017
Rail tracks end long before e-commerce's last mile, but Amazon.com has many "touch points" at Union Pacific Railroad, Beth Whited says.
21 Jun 2017
FedEx, undecided about whether to follow UPS in imposing holiday season surcharges, is talking with volume customers on pricing. Best advice: Avoid last-minute shipping.
20 Jun 2017
Shipper spending on dedicated trucking rose last year, almost equaling spending on one-way full truckloads, a CSCMP report shows.
20 Jun 2017
Total US business logistics costs dropped in 2016 for the first time in seven years, the 2017 State of Logistics Report says. Are they poised to bounce back?
19 Jun 2017
UPS's peak season surcharges are the latest pushback by transport operators against "free shipping."

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