July 26, 2016 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council has added a new competition track for trailer technicians at its TMCSuperTech 2016 National Technician Skills Competition.
Tags: ATA, TMC, Competition, Technicians, TMCSuperTech
July 21, 2016 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations has named four new members to senior leadership positions, according to the federation’s new president and CEO, Chris Spear.
Tags: ATA, Leadership, People, Lobbying
July 19, 2016 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index dropped by 1.5% in June, following a nearly 3% gain in May.
Tags: ATA, Freight, Truck Tonnage, Truck Tonnage Index, Economy
July 13, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: UPS, ATA, Leadership, Awards
July 8, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: ATA, American Trucking Associations, Leadership, Associations
July 6, 2016 - Industry News
Driver turnover at large truckload fleets fell by a significant amount in the first quarter of 2016, reflecting the softer freight economy this year.
Tags: ATA, Driver Turnover, Truckload, Less Than Truckload
June 29, 2016 - Industry News
The trucking industry invests at least $9.5 billion in safety every year, according to a new report by the American Trucking Associations.
Tags: Driver Safety, ATA, Fleet Safety, Collision Avoidance Technology, ELDs
June 21, 2016 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased in May following two consecutive months of decreases.
Tags: ATA, Freight, Truck Tonnage, Truck Tonnage Index
June 3, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: ATA, Events, ATA MC&E
June 1, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: ATA, TMC, Events, Technicians, TMCSuperTech
May 24, 2016 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased in the month of April, indicating a soft freight environment.
May 18, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: ATA, ATRI, NATSO, CVSA, Truck Parking, Mobile Apps
May 12, 2016 - Industry News
Registration is open for the third annual National Student Technicians Competition at TMCFutureTech 2016, announced event sponsor Velociti.
May 11, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: ATA, ATRI, NATSO, CVSA, Truck Parking
April 25, 2016 - Industry News
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.
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.
Tags: ATA, TCA, Truck Size/Weight
April 20, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: ATA, Freight, Truck Tonnage Index
March 31, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: ATA, American Trucking Associations, MEMA, HDMA, Industry Event, Mid-America Trucking Show
March 22, 2016 - Industry News
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 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council honored five trucking industry professionals with the Silver Spark Plug Award, the group’s highest honor.
Tags: ATA, Leadership, TMC, Awards, People
February 23, 2016 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 1.4% in January following a flat December reading.
February 22, 2016 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations has officially opened the nominating process for professional truck drivers to serve on the 2017-2018 America’s Road Team.
Tags: ATA, Volvo Trucks, America's Road Team, Community Outreach, Image
February 16, 2016 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations has hired Mike Joyce, a veteran of Capitol Hill and the trucking industry, as the group’s senior vice president of legislative affairs.
Tags: Legislation, ATA, Leadership, Washington D.C., People
February 1, 2016 - Industry News
The annualized turnover rate at large truckload carriers rose 13 points to 100% in the third quarter of 2015, the highest it has been in three years.
Tags: ATA, Driver Shortage, Driver Turnover
January 21, 2016 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations has weighed in on the battle over truck-only tolling in Rhode Island by cautioning the governor against banking on revenues from the proposed tolls that are “premised on truck restrictions that are currently disallowed by federal and/or state law.”
Tags: ATA, Tolls, Electronic Tolls, Bridges
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