Today, American Trucking Associations leaders called on Congress to reject efforts by organized labor and trial attorneys that would impose a patchwork of state scheduling rules on the nation’s foremost movers of goods.
American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index contracted 5.8% in September, following a 5% rise during August (a slight downward revision from our press release last month). In September, the index equaled 132.7 (2000=100), down from 140.8 in August. The all-time high was 144 in February.October 18, 2016
Today, the American Trucking Associations released the latest edition of its look into the future of freight transportation, U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2027, showing growth in both overall freight volumes and in the amount of goods moved by truck.October 12, 2016
Today, American Trucking Associations’ Chief Economist Bob Costello said, the trucking industry has seen soft volumes in 2016 due to bloated inventories and a weak manufacturing environment.October 02, 2016
American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 5.7% in August, following a 2.1% decline during July. In August, the index equaled 141.8 (2000=100), up from 134.2 in July. The all-time high was 144 in February.September 20, 2016
As Hurricane Matthew threatens the southeastern United States, American Trucking Associations urged truck drivers, as well as the motoring public to take appropriate precautions and, if possible, avoid areas that may be susceptible to the storm’s impact.
Today, ATA President and CEO Chris Spear issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Transportation’s proposal to require electronic limiting of truck speeds:
Today, American Trucking Associations recognized the winners of some of the industry’s top honors as part of the annual Management Conference & Exhibition.
In a roundtable discussion hosted by Rep. Sam Graves, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, Kevin Burch, president of Jet Express Inc., Dayton, Ohio, and incoming chairman of the American Trucking Associations, emphasized the important role of well-maintained infrastructure to the trucking industry.
Today, American Trucking Associations is proud to be recognized as one of three top honorees among an elite group of 10 SmartWay Affiliates by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with a 2014 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge award.
Arlington, Va. – Today, leaders of the American Trucking Associations, while supporting the goal of improved fuel efficiency of large trucks, pressed the Obama Administration to proceed cautiously with the setting of new standards.
With Congress returning to Washington this week, leaders of American Trucking Associations called on lawmakers and policymakers in Washington to take several steps to improve the nation’s economy and make our highways safer.
Today, American Trucking Associations leaders congratulated several members who were named Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Excellence Award winners.