ATA Congratulates EPA SmartWay Excellence Award Winners

EPA Smartway Transport Partner

11 ATA Members Among This Year’s Honorees ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 23, 2017 — Yesterday, American Trucking Associations congratulated the 28 winners of the EPA SmartWay Excellence Awards – most notably the 11 members of ATA who were honored during the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition. “EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership is an example […]

Meritor® Announces New West Coast Aftermarket Distribution Center

Meritor Aftermarket

TROY, Mich., Oct. 23, 2017 — Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR)  today announced the opening of its West Coast Aftermarket Distribution Center in Santa Fe Springs, California to fulfill aftermarket orders from warehouse distributors and dealers in 13 states. “As part of our ongoing efforts to exceed customer expectations, the new center will simplify business transactions for […]

Driver Shortage Back on Top as Trucking Industry’s Top Concern

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 23, 2017 — The American Transportation Research Institute, the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research institute, yesterday unveiled its top industry issues report, which includes the list of the top ten critical issues facing the North American trucking industry. For the first time since 2006, the driver shortage is the top-ranked […]

ATA Honors California’s Yadon with President’s TAEC Award

California Trucking Association President Shawn Yadon

Award Recognizes Outstanding Service to the Trucking Industry ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 23, 2017 — Yesterday, California Trucking Association President Shawn Yadon was named the 16th recipient of the American Trucking Associations’ President’s Trucking Association Executives Council Leadership Award during the group’s annual Management Conference & Exhibition. “Shawn has shown a desire to better his association […]

ATA Thanks Image Program Sponsors and Supporters

ATA 2017-2018 Americas Road Team

Programs Reach Millions of Americans with Key Safety Messages ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 23, 2017 — Yesterday, American Trucking Associations took time during MCE to thank the ATA members who contribute to the federation’s image and outreach campaigns. “Every year, America’s Road Team and Share the Road professional truck drivers share the message of […]

CEO Spear Highlights ATA Advocacy Efforts, Calls for Unity in Annual Address

ATA President and CEO Chris Spear

Announces New Workforce Development Effort to Address Driver Shortage ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 23, 2017 — Yesterday in his annual State of the Industry Address, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear told the federation’s annual Management Conference and Exhibition that efforts to unify and strengthen the industry group have raised ATA’s profile and resulted […]

Bestpass and Central Florida Expressway Partner to Provide Enhanced Toll Management Services for Commercial Fleets

Bestpass, Inc

ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 23, 2017 — Bestpass, a company that provides single-source payment and streamlined toll management services to commercial fleets, and the Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX) today announced a partnership to enhance toll management services for commercial fleets and drivers. “The commercial fleet industry relies on Bestpass and CFX expressways,” said Laura […]

SmartDrive Systems Congratulates ATA Member Fleets That Are Video Safety Innovators

SmartDrive logo

Annual ATA Management Conference and Exhibition Highlights Industry Trends, Transportation Safety and Advanced Technology Driving Fleet Success ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 23, 2017 — SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video safety and transportation intelligence, recognizes the innovation and industry leadership of  American Trucking Associations (ATA) member fleets that have adopted the SmartDrive® video-based safety platform […]

U.S. Concrete Drivers Take Home First And Fourth Place At 2017 NRMCA National Mixer Driver Championship

U.S. Concrete

Highly competitive national event tests mixer drivers’ skills and knowledge EULESS, Texas, Oct. 2017 — U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR) (“U.S. Concrete” or the “Company”) announced yesterday that ready-mixed concrete mixer driver, Edward “Eddie” Rieper, from U.S. Concrete’s New Jerseybusiness unit, Eastern Concrete Materials, Inc., earned this year’s grand prize at the 2017 National […]

North American Trucking Associations Issue Statement of Support for NAFTA

Logo of the NAFTA Secretariat

Three Leading Industry Groups Urge Support for Trade Pact ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 23, 2017 — Yesterday, American Trucking Associations, along with the Canadian Trucking Alliance and Cámara Nacional del Autotransporte de Carga – CANACAR – the three largest trucking industry organizations in North America issued a joint statement encouraging their governments who are currently renegotiating […]