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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 2.9% in January

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 2.9% in January, following a 4.3% decrease during December. (December’s index was revised up from our press release on January 24, 2017.) In January, the index equaled 138.8 (2000=100), up from 134.9 in December. The all-time high was 142.7 in February 2016.


ATA, Blue Bloodhound Gear Up for Second Annual Executive Leadership Forum

Today, American Trucking Associations announced Blue Bloodhound as Official Corporate Sponsor of ATA’s Executive Leadership Forum, being held March 1-2. ATA’s Executive Leadership Forum is a two day retreat for transportation executives interested in learning about new solutions and best practices for running their business operations.



TMC Announces Exhibit Hall Sell Out

Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council announced it has sold out its entire exhibit space for the upcoming TMC Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition in Nashville.



ATA Infrastructure Task Force Meets with Secretary Chao, Congressional Leaders

This week, members of the American Trucking Associations’ Infrastructure Task Force travelled to Washington to meet with Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and key members of Congress to urge swift action to move forward with a long-term infrastructure spending package to address the country’s critical need for highway and bridge improvements.


ATA Commissions Survey of Trucking's Charitable Efforts

Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear said the organization has commissioned the American Transportation Research Institute to examine and quantify the trucking industry’s various charitable efforts.



Ohio Truck Drivers Named to America’s Road Team

American Trucking Associations named 20 professional truck drivers, including Steve Brand of Union, Scott Harrison of Cincinnati and Gary Smith of Gomer, to the 2017-2018 America’s Road Team, an elite group of professionals who serve as trucking industry ambassadors.


Washington Truck Driver Named to America’s Road Team

American Trucking Associations named 20 professional truck drivers, including Chris Outen of Vancouver, Washington, to the 2017-2018 America’s Road Team, an elite group of professionals who serve as trucking industry ambassadors.