Women In Trucking Association Announces its 2018 February Member of the Month

Women In Trucking Association

Plover, WI — February 2018 — Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has announced Sandy Goche, as its February Member of the Month. Sandy is an expedite owner-operator and team driver of a Freightliner 2016 Cascadia along with her partner, Stephen Halsted. Sandy grew up on a farm that raised cattle, pigs and chickens […]

Volvo Trucks Brings World’s Largest Unboxing and New VNL Series to the “Big Apple”

Volvo Trucks North America Times Square

Volvo Trucks North America delivered its newest truck, the VNL 760, and its record-breaking unboxing video, to one of the most commercially vibrant hubs in the world, Times Square, in the heart of New York City. NEW YORK, Jan. 2018 — At the nation’s unofficial kick-off to 2018, Volvo Trucks shared its most […]

Truck Parking USA Announces Partnership With Commercial Truck Routing Software Company ProMiles

Truck Parking USA

Leading Parking Platform for Truckers Expands Offering So Drivers Can Plan Safer and More Efficient Trips Around the United States ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 2018 — Truck Parking USA, the leading online and mobile platform for truck parking facilities, announces today a new partnership with commercial truck routing software company ProMiles. With the integration of […]

Minnesota Trucking Association Names Jack Pate 2017 Minnesota Driver Of The Year

MTA 2017 Driver of the Year Jack Pate

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 2018 — The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) named Browerville, MN resident, John “Jack” Pate, Jr., professional truck driver for Daggett Truck Line in Frazee, MN, the 2017 Minnesota Driver of the Year at its Driver of the Year Banquet. Jack has been driving a truck for 19 years with Daggett Truck Line, his first […]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 3.7% in 2017

ATA 12 17 Truck Tonnage Graphic

Final Monthly Report Decreased 5.7% in December ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 2018 — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell for the first time since September, losing 5.7% in December. In December, the index equaled 142.9 (2000=100), down from 151.6 in November. For all of 2017, compared with 2016, […]

America’s Truckers Challenge Policymakers to Support Bold Infrastructure Plan

ATA Pledges Major Contribution via New Build America Fund ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 2018 — The American Trucking Associations called on policymakers to endorse its Build America Fund plan – a bold solution to fund the modernization of our deteriorating network of roads and bridges. ATA is the leading voice of the trucking […]

Love’s Travel Stops Expands Industry-Leading Travel Stop Network in 2018

Loves Travel Stop

Love’s to Add More Than 40 Stores, Thousands of Parking Spaces, Extend Truck and Tire Care Services   OKLAHOMA CITY, January 2018 – Love’s Travel Stops (Love’s) is continuing its expansion momentum this year after opening 147 new stores over the past five years, including 36 new locations in 2017. […]

FleetPride Opens Hydraulic Service Shop In Renovated Phoenix Location

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 2018 — FleetPride’s Phoenix location has been transformed! Along with its regular assortment of parts and services like flywheels, driveline, and transmission assembly, the attached service shop now provides a full line of hydraulic services. “We continue to invest in our mobile power capabilities,” said Mike Harris, FleetPride senior vice president of sales […]

ATRI Appoints New Board Members

American Transportation Research Institute ATRI

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 2017 — The American Transportation Research Institute has announced the appointment of four new members to its board of directors. ATRI Chairman Judy McReynolds, ArcBest Corporation Chairman, President and CEO, appointed the following to serve on the ATRI Board: Andrew Boyle, co-president, Boyle Transportation, Billerica, Massachusetts; Benjamin McLean, chief executive officer, Ruan […]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 2.3% in November

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 2.3% in November

Tonnage Index Up 7.6% from Year Earlier ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 2017 — American Trucking Associations‘ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index jumped again in November, adding 2.3% in addition to the 3.9% jump during October. In November, the index equaled 151.8 (2000=100), up from 148.4 in October. Compared with November 2016, the […]