July 8, 2016
Dave Osiecki, Karla Hulett and Jeff Mason are no longer with the American Trucking Associations, which is making changes in its executive team in conjunction with Chris Spear taking over as president and CEO.
July 1, 2016
Chris Spear, former ATA senior vice president of legislative affairs, has been named the American Trucking Associations' next president and CEO, effective July 9. He succeeds Bill Graves, who is retiring after more than 13 years with ATA.
March 31, 2016
The American Trucking Associations, along with the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association division of the Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association, announced on Thursday they are working with global event management and trade show firm Messe Frankfurt Inc. to develop a new, biennial North American-based truck and transportation event.
January 12, 2016
Pat Thomas, senior vice president of State Government Affairs for UPS, and current chairman of the American Trucking Associations, speaks to HDT on the lobbying year ahead.
November 13, 2015
ABF Freight, Old Dominion Freight Line, and Roehl Transport took home honors from the American Trucking Associations' Safety, Security and Human Resources Conference in Little Rock, Ark.
October 30, 2015
One way to liven up a business meeting is an interesting raffle, and the American Trucking Associations obliged at its recent Management Conference & Expo in Philadelphia, giving away two sets of colorful vinyl trailer wraps with pro-industry messages.
October 21, 2015
The American Trucking Associations has confirmed a published report that Bill Graves has advised the truck lobby that he will leave his post as president of ATA when his contract expires at the end of next year.
October 18, 2015
The acting chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration committed the agency to working even more closely with trucking’s stakeholders to further improve highway safety.
PHILADELPHIA -- Fastport Inc., a job placement service active in an industry effort to hire military veterans for driver positions, has embarked on a retention campaign,
PHILADELPHIA – The American Trucking Associations Sunday named its third class to the LEAD ATA industry leadership program, and announced the graduation of the second class, during the annual ATA Management Conference & Exhibition.
September 24, 2015
Ted Scott, vice president of engineering for the American Trucking Associations, had a succinct assessment of a recent federal regulatory proposal: “FMCSA has finally gone crazy.”
September 21, 2015
Online tech sessions and recruiting younger fleet managers are among suggestions gleaned from a recent survey of members and non-members of the Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations.
June 23, 2015
Soft manufacturing numbers are still affecting truck freight, with the American Trucking Associations' Truck Tonnage Index rising only 1.1% in May following a 1.4% loss in April.
June 4, 2015
The ATA is seeking nominations for the ninth annual Mike Russell Trucking Industry Image Award, recognizing those who are creative in increasing positive awareness for the trucking industry.
May 12, 2015
The ATA is urging Congress to quickly adopt a short-term measure to keep the Highway Trust Fund afloat to help ensure that a comprehensive long-term highway bill gets passed in this calendar year.
April 24, 2015
The American Trucking Associations remains committed to seeing a surface transportation package passed this year that will ensure a long-term fix for the Highway Trust Fund.
February 24, 2015
The For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index hit an all-time high of 135.7 in January according to the seasonally adjusted report from American Trucking Associations.
January 30, 2015
The American Trucking Associations has promoted four to new positions, including a new senior vice president of legislative affairs and vice president of highway policy.
January 29, 2015
Next steps for truck safety should be completion of the speed limiter mandate, more focus on traffic enforcement and improvements in the CSA safety enforcement system, a top Werner Enterprises official told a transportation panel of the Senate Commerce Committee.
January 28, 2015
Driver turnover rose slightly for large carriers in the third quarter, but LTL and smaller fleet numbers showed some surprises.
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