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July 21, 2016

ATA's Spear Announces New Senior Leadership

The American Trucking Associations has named four new members to senior leadership positions, according to the federation’s new president and CEO, Chris Spear.

July 19, 2016

Truck Tonnage Index Seesaws Downward in June

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index dropped by 1.5% in June, following a nearly 3% gain in May.

July 13, 2016

ATA Chairman Receives 17th Halladay Award

Pat Thomas, current American Trucking Associations chairman and senior vice president for state government affairs at UPS, has been named the 17th recipient of the J.R. “Bob” Halladay Award.

July 8, 2016

ATA Announces Major Executive Team Changes

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 6, 2016

Large Truckload Fleets See 13% Drop in Turnover

Driver turnover at large truckload fleets fell by a significant amount in the first quarter of 2016, reflecting the softer freight economy this year.

June 29, 2016

ATA: Trucking Invests $9.5 Billion in Safety Annually

The trucking industry invests at least $9.5 billion in safety every year, according to a new report by the American Trucking Associations.

June 21, 2016

May Was A Good Month for Truck Tonnage

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased in May following two consecutive months of decreases.

June 3, 2016

ATA Opens Registration for Annual Conference & Exhibition

The American Trucking Associations has opened registration for its 2016 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition, to be held form Oct. 1-4, in Las Vega at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

June 1, 2016

TMC Sets Dates for Fall Meeting, Tech Competitions

ATA's Technology and Maintenance Council will hold its 2016 Fall Meeting and annual National Technician Skills competitions from Sept. 18-22 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, N.C.

May 24, 2016

ATA: Despite Declines, Freight Tonnage Outlook is Better

American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased in the month of April, indicating a soft freight environment.

May 18, 2016

Groups Offer Free Truck Parking App

The recently formed Truck Parking Leadership Initiative is developing a free app called Park My Truck to locate truck parking information and find available spaces for drivers.

May 12, 2016

TMCFutureTech Registration Open for Student Technicians

Registration is open for the third annual National Student Technicians Competition at TMCFutureTech 2016, announced event sponsor Velociti.

May 11, 2016

Trucking Groups to Launch Truck Parking Initiative

The ATA, CVSA, NATSO Foundation and ATRI have all joined forces to announce a new truck parking initiative in Washington, D.C., aimed at making information on parking availability open to all drivers.

April 25, 2016

Turnover Increases at Large Truckload Fleets

The annualized turnover rate for large truckload fleets measured 102% in the fourth quarter of 2015, increasing by two percentage points, according to the American Trucking Associations.

April 25, 2016

Truckload Carriers Association Drops Higher Truck Weights from Policy

After five years of presenting an official united front on the issue of truck sizes and weights, American Trucking Associations and the Truckload Carriers Association are going their separate ways.

April 20, 2016

March Truck Tonnage Index Down But Still Solid

After a surge in February, the American Trucking Associations' For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased in March, taking away about half of the gains made the month before.

March 31, 2016

As MATS Begins, ATA, HDMA/MEMA Team Up for New Trucking Show

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.

March 22, 2016

February Tonnage Makes Up for Weak Previous Month

American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose by 7.2% in February, hitting an all-time high reading of 144.

March 1, 2016

TMC Awards Five Members With Silver Spark Plug

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council honored five trucking industry professionals with the Silver Spark Plug Award, the group’s highest honor.

February 23, 2016

Truck Tonnage Drop Tied to Excess Inventories

The American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 1.4% in January following a flat December reading.

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