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Holland Backs Trucking Moves America Forward With 20 Trailer Wraps

February 16, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
Holland Backs Trucking Moves America Forward With 20 Trailer Wraps

Holland has purchased 20 trailer wraps helping to share the importance of the Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) image campaign. Every day millions of trucks travel across the United States helping to move America forward. A great number of those are Holland trucks. We agree with the TMAF in seeking [...]

ATA Schedules First-ever Executive Leadership Forum at TMC Feb. 29

February 15, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology

The schedule has been released for ATA’s first-ever Executive Leadership Forum at this month’s Technology and Maintenance Council Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition in Nashville, Tenn. “The ATA Executive Leadership Forum is an extraordinary opportunity for top level fleet executives to not only get the edge they need for [...]

Trucking Organization Names WABCO as a Corporate Partner

February 15, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has named WABCO as an ATA Corporate Partner, in recognition of its long-term commitment to ATA and the trucking industry. Founded nearly 150 years ago, WABCO is a leading supplier of technologies that improve the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles. “WABCO provides the trucking [...]

U.S. Legal Services Named Trucking Industry’s Corporate Partner

February 8, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has named U.S. Legal Services as an ATA Corporate Partner in recognition of its long-term commitment to ATA and the trucking industry. “U.S. Legal protects motor carriers and their drivers by providing them with critical legal services, and we’ve been proud to have them on [...]

Driver Turnover at 100% for Large Truckload Carriers; Dips for Small Fleets

February 2, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
Driver Turnover at 100% for Large Truckload Carriers; Dips for Small Fleets

The annualized driver turnover rate at large truckload carriers rose 13 points to 100 percent in the third quarter of 2015, the highest it has been in three years, according to ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello. However, the rate at smaller truckload carriers dipped to 68 percent, its lowest point [...]

Marquette Transportation Finance Named ATA Featured Product

January 26, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has welcomed Marquette Transportation Finance — an industry leader in providing working capital financing to trucking companies — as its latest Featured Product provider. “Financing operations and investing in the growth of your business are two of the most difficult challenges facing many of our [...]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Up 1% in December; 1.1% Year Over Year

January 21, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1 percent in December, following a decrease of 0.9 percent during November. In December, the index equaled 135.6 (2000=100), which is up from 134.3 in November, and 0.1 percent below the all-time high of 135.8 reached in [...]

ATA Welcomes Sentry Insurance as New Featured Product

January 18, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) last week welcomed Sentry Insurance, a mutual insurance provider specializing in transportation insurance, as its latest Featured Product provider. “Having protection against the unpredictable events that can take place on the road allows trucking companies to remain productive and profitable,” said ATA President and CEO [...]

ATA: Truck-involved Fatalities Down 40% in Past Decade

January 15, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Safety
New Data Confirms Truck-related Fatalities Down 40.6% in a Decade

An analysis of data from the Department of Transportation just completed by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) shows that — over both the long- and short-term — the rate of truck-involved fatalities is declining. “America’s trucking industry has invested billions to improve safety and that commitment is paying off,” said [...]

TMC Celebrates 60th Anniversary in Nashville Feb. 29-March 3

January 13, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
TMC Celebrates 60th Anniversary in Nashville Feb. 29-March 3

The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) is hosting its 2016 annual meeting and transportation technology exhibition in Nashville Feb. 29 through March 3, highlighted by a celebration of the council’s 60th anniversary. “It’s important for us to mark this milestone in the council’s history,” said Carl [...]