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TCA Hosts WorkForce Builders Conference for Truck Fleets June 28-30

November 11, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Regulations
TCA Hosts WorkForce Builders Conference for Truck Fleets June 28-30

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is taking a fresh look at human resource issues with a new annual event — WorkForce Builders Conference — scheduled next June 28 through 30 at the Westin Indianapolis in Indianapolis, Ind. (westinindianapolis.com). WFBCON expects to drills deeper into a variety of issues trucking executives face as [...]

Truck Fleet Chief Executive Barry Pottle Elected Vice Chairman of ATA

November 2, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

The American Trucking Associations’ board of directors has elected Barry Pottle — president and CEO of Pottle’s Transportation — as the federation’s new vice chairman. “Barry has an extensive knowledge of the trucking industry and has proven leadership abilities,” said newly elected ATA Chairman Pat Thomas of UPS. “He has [...]

USA Truck Names Troy Robertson as New General Counsel

October 30, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

USA Truck, Inc., of Van Buren, Ark., has appointed Troy A. Robertson as general counsel. Robertson was previously chief counsel for Con-way Truckload Inc., with responsibility for managing all legal affairs of the company, overseeing its workers compensation and claims departments, and managing its government relations efforts, both legislative and [...]

TCA Highway Angel Suffers Frostbite While Helping Injured Trucker

September 21, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Safety

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has named Jason Levreault of Gimli, Manitoba, as its latest Highway Angel. Levreault, a professional truck driver for Bison Transport of Winnipeg, Manitoba, is being recognized for helping a fellow professional driver after he witnessed a serious accident. In the cold, early morning hours in [...]

TCA Seeks Nominees for 2016 Best Fleets to Drive For Contest

September 15, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge encourage professional truck drivers to nominate their companies as Best Fleets to Drive For. The annual contest and survey evaluates and identifies those employers that provide exceptional workplace environments within the trucking industry. Visit www.BestFleetsToDriveFor.com between now and Oct. 31, 2015, to make [...]

TCA, Arkansas Trucking Association Partner on Benchmarking Service

September 11, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Technology

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has formed a formal partnership with the Arkansas Trucking Association (ATA) to promote the new inGauge Online Performance Benchmarking Service to ATA members. The inGauge service was formally launched the first of this month and has quickly caught the attention of the trucking industry. inGauge [...]

Trucking Industry Recruits Military Veterans For Truck Driving Careers

August 25, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Owner Operators
U.S. Army soldiers and military veterans at Fort Benning, Ga., explore a Kenworth T680 with 76-inch sleeper. The soldiers and veterans are looking at what awaits them as they complete their service and transition into a career in trucking.

In an effort to curb the driver shortage, and create immediate jobs for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, Kenworth, FastPort and the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) have come together to promote the industry. As part of the program, FastPort and its trucking track partners will attend job fairs on [...]

Dan Tidwell Joins TCA as Trucking Membership Specialist

August 14, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has hired Dan Tidwell to serve as its membership development specialist, a position created after TCA’s Membership Committee recognized that a dedicated membership specialist was needed to improve and expand the membership functions of the 76-year-old organization. “Dan is smooth, but can be aggressive when [...]

Truckload Carriers Association Names its Newest Scholarship Winners

August 11, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

  The Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) Scholarship Fund will be providing financial assistance to 37 college students for the 2015-16 academic year, with students receiving amounts ranging from $2,725 to $6,250 from a total pool of $108,000. The largest scholarship — named after the National Association of Independent Truckers for [...]

TCA Launches Trucking Benchmarking Service with StakUp Inc.

July 16, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has made significant changes to its Benchmarking Program and has partnered with StakUp Inc. to use its online benchmarking platform for the trucking industry. The new service, called inGauge, will utilize more than a decade’s worth of data from TCA’s successful Best Practices Groups, as [...]