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President's Award winners on stage at ATA MC&E. Photo: Evan Lockridge

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Trucking’s Best Honored at ATA MC&E

ORLANDO – American Trucking Associations recognized the winners of several of the industry’s top honors as part of the association’s Leadership and Awards Luncheon at its annual Management Conference & Exhibition.

The 2018 LEAD ATA Class. Photo: Evan Lockridge

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ATA Names Fifth Class for LEAD Program

ORLANDO – American Trucking Associations named its fifth class to the LEAD ATA industry leadership program at the Management Conference & Exhibition.

U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta speaking at ATA’s Management Conference & Exhibition. Photo: Deborah Lockridge

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Trump Administration Supports Apprenticeship Program Expansion

ORLANDO – The Trump administration will make it easier for groups such as the American Trucking Associations and the trucking industry to put in place apprentice programs to cross the job skills gap and help address driver and technician shortages, said U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta at ATA’s annual meeting.

Navistar's Michael Cancelliere. Photo: Evan Lockridge

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Navistar Reveals 24/7 Uptime Command Center

ORLANDO - In kicking off the Navistar presser here at the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition, Michael Cancelliere, president, Truck and Parts, presented the continuing growth of the economy and the rise in truck orders year over year as the backdrop for the OEM announcing it would increase prices on 2009 model year trucks “by up to 2%.”

FMCSA's Joe DeLorenzo speaking in Orlando. Photo: David Cullen

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Proposed CSA Scoring-Improvement Method Gets Thumbs Up

ORLANDO - Boiled down to its essence, the review of the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program by the National Academies of Science found that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration should move to a more scientific method to drive the Safety Measurement System that signals which motor carriers are at highest risk for future crashes, according to an FMSCA official.

Larry Burns tells ATA attendees his vision of how autonomous vehicles could affect trucking. Photo: Evan Lockridge

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Autonomous Technologies Could Mean 'Transformational' Change in Trucking

ORLANDO - Automated vehicle technologies, vehicle electrification, and the rise of transportation as a service (think ride-share services like Uber and Lyft) are creating a “transformational change” in the transportation industry. But what does that mean for trucking?

Bob Costello, chief economist for the American Trucking Associations, explains about the new U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index. Photo: Evan Lockridge

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New Gauge of Freight Shipping and Economy Debuts at ATA

ORLANDO - U.S. Bank announced the launch of a new barometer for assessing the nation’s shipping industry on Sunday during the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference and Exhibition in Florida.

Acuity Insurance's Cliff Johnson talks trucking insurance to reporters. Photo: Evan Lockridge

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ELD, Driver Safety & Wellness Among ATA Announcements

ORLANDO – An electronic logging device, a driver security system and a new driver wellness app were among a series of brief trucking product and service announcements Saturday ahead of the official start of the American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference and Exhibition.

Jim Ward of D.M. Bowman and Collin Mooney of CVSA talk ELDs at ATA MC&E. Photo: Deborah Lockridge

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ELD Mandate Enforcement Highlights ATA Educational Session

ORLANDO — In a sometimes-lively educational session at the American Trucking Associations 2017 Management Conference & Exhibition Saturday, a panel of regulatory, enforcement and fleet personnel fielded questions on enforcement and other aspects of the electronic logging device mandate that goes into effect Dec. 18.

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HDT’s New ELD Channel Keeps You Up to Speed

Heavy Duty Trucking has launched a new ELD channel on Truckinginfo.com that contains every news story, feature article, and video our editors produce on the electronic logging device mandate.

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Turning Big Data into Actionable Safety Intelligence
The ability to access or analyze big data, especially in real-time as it streams in, can have an enormous impact on a business, particularly if it is used to predict the onset of an event or provide insight into how to transform a process or operation. Some fleet managers are beginning to call this “Actionable Safety Intelligence.” Here’s why.
The Right ELD
Driving Profitability From The ELD Mandate. With paper logbooks gone and the ELD now standard, how can trucking companies of all sizes meet the FMCSA ELD Mandate and boost productivity and efficiency?
Connectivity: How Advanced Vehicle Technology Is Changing the Transportation Industry
In this report, you’ll discover the new types of advanced vehicle technology that is changing the industry, how these technologies affect your fleet, and how you can prepare for the future of the transportation industry.
A Smarter Approach to Growing Your Fleet
The traditional approach to managing business growth is to add more staff, vehicles and warehouses. Mobile resource management (MRM) solutions can help fleets and the people who manage them be more strategic about how they use their existing resources.
7 Benefits of Bundling ELD & Fleet Tracking Solutions
While the ELD mandate may add a seemingly burdensome requirement to fleets, it is also an opportunity to increase operational efficiencies. Download this ebook and learn 7 possible benefits of bundling an ELD solution with a telematics solution.
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