Bob Costello, ATA Chief Economist & Senior Vice President, for an
updated look at the economy and how current economic factors are affecting
both the short-term and long-term outlook for the industry.
In his presentation, Bob will highlight the
current economic environment and what it means for your business. A question
and answer session will follow.
Discussion Topics Include:
- Economic Outlook
- Truck Freight Volumes
- Trucking Supply Issues
- Fuel Price Update
About the Presenter:
Bob Costello is the Chief Economist and Senior Vice
President for the American Trucking Associations (ATA), the national trade
association for the trucking industry. As Chief Economist, he manages all of
ATA's collection, analysis and dissemination of trucking economic
information. This includes several monthly trucking economic indicators,
motor carrier financial and operating data, an annual freight transportation forecast,
driver wage studies, weekly diesel fuel price and economic reports, and a
yearly trucking almanac. Bob also conducts economic analyses of proposed
regulations and legislation affecting the trucking industry.
**SPONSORED BY ACT 1**
Allied Committee for the Trucking Industry (ACT 1) member companies are dedicated to
enhancing the business environment of the transportation industry. ACT 1
affords transportation leaders the opportunity to exchange ideas, forge new
relationships and build a stronger, more successful industry through
networking and social events at the top national industry meetings. ACT 1 is
also exceptionally proud to be a sponsor of industry awards that call
attention to outstanding performance in safety, finance and operations.
In addition to sponsoring this webinar, ACT 1 is a premier sponsor of the
2016 ATA Technology & Maintenance Council’s (TMC) Annual Meeting &
Transportation Technology Exhibition, the 2016 ATA Leadership Meeting, the
2016 ATA Safety Management Council’s National Truck Driving Championships and
National Step Van Driving Championships, and the 2016 ATA Management
Conference & Exhibition (MCE).
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