John Christner Trucking

Carriers’ crystal ball: John Christner Trucking gains from ‘big data’

Christner uses Athena, a new product from Vigillo, the industry’s leader in CSA data analysis. Athena uses a broad range of data, from driver-generated and CSA-related to information from areas such as weather reports and population density stats.

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Roadside Attractions

A trucking addict tells all, differential and transmission oil change intervals, truck nuts, how to get and keep the contract plus truck gallery are among the featured industry news items.

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Scale It: The platform-scale axle-weights app, designed by a driver

John Christner Trucking driver Jerry Wilks is the programmer/developer of an application that, if you're packing an iPhone and find occasion to use platform scales, could be of great use. Launched early in 2010, the Scale It app for the iPhone is a quick cheat that allows you to input the different weight readings you get as you roll onto the scale, then does the math for you to determine axle weights. "It's not hard math," ...

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Carrier’s ‘Pay It Forward’ success

Program randomly provides some employees with $100 each and asks them to use the money at their discretion for charitable purposes.

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Proper Inflation

Maintaining the ideal air pressure is the most important step in keeping tires in peak operating condition.

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Fleet Focus

Truckers and carriers receive recognition and awards.

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Truckers run in Too Hot to Trot 5k

An estimated 100 truck drivers and other industry representatives participated in the run.

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