October 13, 2015
Driver turnover at large truckload fleets rose to an annualized rate of 87% in the second quarter of 2015. Despite the increase it is below recent averages.
October 6, 2015
An ATA report is projecting a shortage of 48,000 drivers by the end of 2015, marking the highest recorded level in trucking's history.
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 22, 2015
The American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell by 0.9% in August when compared to strong July numbers.
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.
September 14, 2015
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is the week of Sept. 13-19, honoring drivers for their hard work and commitment.
August 26, 2015
In a letter, the ATA urged congress to move forward with legislation that would allow fleets to use hair samples in a federally mandated drug screening program for drivers.
August 18, 2015
The American Trucking Associations' For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index jumped 2.8% in July, following a revised drop of 0.4% during June.
August 17, 2015
Walmart driver Ronald Emenheiser was named the 2015 Bendix Grand Champion at the 78th annual National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships in St. Louis.
August 7, 2015
The 2015 National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships hosted by American Trucking Associations are set to kick off on Aug. 13 in St. Louis.
July 29, 2015
The American Trucking Associations, in its comments on the FMCSA's proposed changes to the CSA, says the agency didn't go far enough.
July 27, 2015
Freight volumes are projected to grow nearly 29% over the next 11 years, according to a report released by American Trucking Associations.
July 22, 2015
A report from the Reason Foundation outlining the benefits of tolling for infrastructure has been denounced by the American Trucking Associations.
July 21, 2015
Flat production and dropping retail sales dragged down truck freight in June, with the American Trucking Associations' seasonally-adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index falling 0.5% to 131.1.
July 14, 2015
Turnover rates at large and small truckload fleets fell by 12 percentage points in the first quarter of 2015, though it is uncertain if this trend will continue in the months ahead.
July 7, 2015
American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council will hold its 2015 Fall Meeting TMCSuperTech technician skills competition on Sept. 21-25 at the Walt Disney Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla.
July 2, 2015
American Trucking Associations promoted Boyd Stephenson to vice president of supply chain security and operations.
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 28, 2015
A recent proposal in Rhode Island for a truck-only toll to pay for the state’s ailing road and bridge conditions has been met with blowback from several trucking industry groups.
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