Today, American Trucking Associations officials expressed their gratitude to the Environmental Protection Agency for honoring the federation with its seventh EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award.
American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 1% in March, following a 0.1% decline during February. (February’s percentage decrease was unchanged from our press release on March 21, 2017.) In March, the index equaled 137.5 (2000=100), down from 138.8 in February. The all-time high was 142.7 in February 2016.
Yesterday, executives from American Trucking Associations’ member companies FedEx Freight and Werner Enterprises, told Congress about the trucking industry’s urgent need for greater investment in our highway system.
Today, the American Trucking Associations thanked the leaders of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee for introducing legislation to improve the efficiency and security of the trucking industry by moving the Transportation Worker Identification Credential program closer to a “one-stop shop” for clearances.