Truck Drivers Honored with Holiday Dinner and Free Concert from Country Music Association (CMA) “Vocal Duo of the Year” Brothers Osborne

Brothers Osborne

Pop-up celebration at famed Whiskey Pete’s Truck Stop in Primm, Nev. brings holiday cheer and gratitude for hard-working truckers PRIMM, Nev., Dec. 2017 — In the U.S. truck drivers deliver more than 10.5 billion tons of freight every year, covering 279.1 billion miles, making them a mission-critical component in the movement of goods and […]

Wreaths Across America and FourKites team up to pay tribute to fallen veterans

Wreaths Across America graves

Interactive map lets public follow 1.5 million wreaths traveling to veterans’ gravesites CHICAGO, Dec. 2017 — As hundreds of donated Wreaths Across America trucks deliver 1.5 million wreaths to veterans’ gravesites across the country, a new interactive map allows anyone in the world to follow the trucks online. The map, powered by real-time tracking […]

Ritchie Bros. sells US$44+ million of equipment in Houston, TX

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

November 2017 auction attracts 4,900+ bidders from 56 countries; 56% of equipment sold online HOUSTON, TX, Nov. 10, 2017 – Last week Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than 3,800 equipment items and trucks for US$44+ million at its Houston, TX auction site. More than 4,900 people from 56 countries registered to bid in the two-day […]

New Logistics of the Future — Successful Launch of JAC Electric Trucks in Macau

JAC Motors Electric Trucks

MACAU, Nov. 2017 — During the 2017 China (Macau) International Automobile Exposition, New Logistics of the Future — the Launch of JAC Electric Trucks was successfully held in the JAC exhibition booth at Macau Auto Show. The ceremony had the honor to invite Zhang Xueping, Deputy Secretary of the Party Leadership Group and Vice Chairman of […]

Registration Opens for ATA’s TMC 2018 Annual Meeting

American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council

Fleet-focused Industry Gathering Set for March 5-8 in Atlanta ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 2017 — American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council announced it was opening registration for its 2018 Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition, to be held March 5-8 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Driving Excellence Through Expertise is the theme for […]

NTEA announces expanded schedule for The Work Truck Show® 2018

NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry

Registration open for Work Truck Show, Green Truck Summit, Fleet Technical Congress FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Oct. 2017 — NTEA – the Association for the Work Truck Industry has announced The Work Truck Show® 2018 schedule of events. The line-up features more than 60 educational opportunities, including Fleet Technical Congress, Green Truck Summit and special […]

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 […]

Trucking Industry Leaders Open 2017 MCE Exhibit Hall

2017 Management Conference & Exhibition (MCE)

Hall to Host 163 Exhibitors, ATA General Sessions ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 22, 2017 — Yesterday, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear, along with the association’s leadership, opened the Management Conference & Exhibition‘s grand exhibit hall with a ribbon cutting ceremony. “If you want to see some of the newest and best technology […]