ATA MC&E

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November 7, 2017

On the Spot: American Trucking Associations MC&E Video Highlights

Drivers, technology, regulations and more were on the agenda at ATA's 2017 Management Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, Florida. HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge has these video highlights.

October 30, 2017

Trucking Legends Offer Insight Into Surviving Disruption

Trucking may be facing a level of “disruption” not seen since trucking deregulation in 1980, said four “trucking legends” who went through it – but basic business concepts and treating drivers right will likely help trucking companies survive, according to a panel discussion at the American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference & Exhibition.

October 27, 2017

Big Data is Generating Big Returns

Data ranging from maintenance costs to video images is increasingly helping fleets to drive down the cost of everything from on-road repairs to collisions. And those who dig a little deeper can realize some of the biggest savings of all.

October 25, 2017

ATA Issues First-Ever Autonomous Truck Policy Guidelines

ORLANDO – The American Trucking Associations issued its first-ever policy guidelines concerning the deployment of autonomous trucks in interstate commerce operations.

October 25, 2017

Trucking Groups Urge NAFTA Negotiators to Support Trade

ORLANDO – Three of North America’s largest trucking associations – American Trucking Associations, the Canadian Trucking Alliance, and Mexico’s CANACAR – have come to the defense of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which they see as a business driver.

October 24, 2017

ATA's Workforce Development Subcommittee to Tackle Worker Shortages

American Trucking Associations announced the creation of its Workforce Development Subcommittee to address the issue of recruiting, training, and retaining personnel to work in the trucking industry.

October 24, 2017

2017 Trucking Image Award Winners Honored at ATA Conference

Winners of the 2017 Mike Russell Trucking Image Award, honoring individuals and organizations that have worked on behalf of the industry, were announced by American Trucking Associations at the Management Conference & Exhibition in Orlando.

October 24, 2017

PeopleNet Launches Four Products at MC&E

PeopleNet announced the debut of four products designed to improve fleet security, safety, and efficiency at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition in Orlando.

October 24, 2017

Driver Shortage Tops ATRI's Critical Industry Issues List

ORLANDO – For the first time since 2006, the driver shortage is number one on the American Transportation Research Institute’s annual top industry issues report, surging six spots higher, followed by two concerns closely related to drivers: ELDs and hours of service.

October 23, 2017

Freightliner Unveils Driver-Focused Updates to Cascadia

ORLANDO – Freightliner Cascadia updates announced during ATA's annual meeting include keyless entry and medical power supply option designed for a CPAP machine.

October 23, 2017

Platooning, Electrified Cascadia in the Works at Daimler Trucks North America

ORLANDO – Advanced technology, from platooning to electric trucks – both of which you'll be seeing soon from the nation's biggest truck maker – was a key topic of a reporter roundtable with Daimler Trucks North America President and CEO Roger Nielsen during the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition.

October 23, 2017

ATA MC&E In Photos, Day 2

ORLANDO – The American Trucking Associations' 2017 Management Conference & Exhibition continued on Monday in Orlando, Florida. Here's a look at some of what happened on the exhibit hall floor as well as during the general sessions and special presentations.

October 23, 2017

ATA's Spear Praises Trump for Championing Trucking Interests

ORLANDO – American Trucking Associations chief Chris Spear praised President Trump for his administration's work to improve trade policy, reform tax law and criticized the culture of obstruction in Washington toward trucking industry legislation during ATA's annual Management Conference & Exhibition.

October 23, 2017

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.

October 23, 2017

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.

October 23, 2017

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.

October 23, 2017

Navistar to Raise Truck Prices Up to 2%

Navistar has announced that it will raise truck prices by up to 2% in the coming year due to rising commodity prices.

October 22, 2017

ATA MC&E In Photos, Day 1

The American Trucking Associations' 2017 Management Conference & Exhibition kicked off over the weekend in Orlando, Florida, with the first exhibit hall session, educational sessions on topics such as CSA and big data, awards galore, and a special economic and business session.

October 22, 2017

Driver Shortage Could Hit All Time High This Year

ORLANDO - The trucking industry could be short 50,000 drivers by the end of 2017, warned American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello Sunday at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition.

October 22, 2017

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?

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