C.R. England

Government, Business, Safety

C.R. England Files RICO Lawsuit in New Orleans Staged Accident

C.R. England truck C.R. England

C.R. England on Feb. 9 filed a sweeping federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act civil lawsuit alleging that a New Orleans law firm and six co-conspirators were paid a total of $4.7 million in a fraudulent settlement for a staged accident with an England tractor-trailer in 2015.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
February 9, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Executives Discuss Long-Term Effects of Pandemic on Supply Chain

Panel From left to right: TT's Seth Clevenger, England and Wilkerson at the panel. (Screenshot)

Executives from C.R. England and XPO Logistics said their customers are looking for stable, nimble and innovative partners to help them navigate an economic environment that remains uncertain several months into the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the video from the TT/CQ Roll Call Symposium.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 8, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Four Generations and Counting at C.R. England, Pride Transport

Dan England with sons C.R. England's chairman, Dan England (center), with his sons Josh (from left), Chad, Zach and TJ (C.R. England Inc.).

No trucking company has a longer history of keeping the business in the family than C.R. England Inc.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Staff Writer
June 24, 2019

C.R. England Settles Lawsuit Over Lease-to-Own Program

C.R. England A C.R. England truck. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

C.R. England Inc. has reached a $37.8 million settlement with a group of drivers who claim the company fraudulently recruited them to participate in a truck lease-to-own program and then saddled them with high-interest loans that made it difficult to succeed.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Staff Writer
April 29, 2019
Business, Safety

Two Days on the Road With a C.R. England Executive

Harrison Harrison stands in front of his truck. (Greg Homan/C.R. England)

Brandon Harrison, C.R. England's chief sales officer, recently completed his second trip as part of the company's CDL training program. Follow his journey with the digital diary he provided Transport Topics.

July 18, 2018
Government, Business, Safety, Top 100

CDL Training Gives C.R. England Executives Insight From Behind the Wheel

CDL Training CEO Chad England (left) and President Josh England next to one of their company trucks. (C.R. England Inc.)

More than three dozen managers and front-office employees at C.R. England Inc. have taken classes to earn a commercial driver license at the request of CEO Chad England, who said he believes the experience of learning to drive big rigs will help the company be more responsive to the needs of drivers.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
July 17, 2018
Business, Top 100

C.R. England to Spend $11 Million on Driver Pay Raises

CR England truck C.R. England Inc.

C.R. England Inc. will raise the pay of its over-the-road drivers with an increase tallying about $11 million annually. The carrier said it is the largest driver compensation increase in the firm’s 98-year history and will impact about 60% of its drivers.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
May 29, 2018

Bill England, Former C.R. England Executive, Dies

Bill England, a former top executive at C.R. England Inc., died March 28 after a long illness. He was 95.

April 3, 2018
Business, Equipment

Late Fees Burn Refrigerated Carriers

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The fines that several grocery chains have implemented for late deliveries are receiving pushback from carriers, but a concerted effort to fight the policies hasn’t materialized yet.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
December 27, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Food Standards, Emission Regulations Affect Load Flexibility for Refrigerated Fleets

C.R.England refrigerated trailer C.R. England

The nationwide growth in demand for fresher foods has contributed to a boom in the refrigerated transportation sector. But tighter food-handling standards and emission regulations are limiting the load flexibility and utilization options that carriers may have had in the past, and at a steeper cost, too.

Jim Galligan | Special to Transport Topics
August 25, 2017