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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: ATA Office of Public Affairs

December 20, 2018

703-838-1873

 

ATA Renews U.S. Bank as Part of Featured Product Program for Fifth Year

 

Arlington, Virginia. – Today, American Trucking Associations announced that U.S. Bank, provider of industry-leading freight payment solutions, will once again be an ATA Featured Product provider. This is the fifth consecutive year the bank has participated in the program.

 

“Modernization is important across all levels of a fleet’s operations – including payment systems – as it boosts productivity while also reducing inefficiencies that put unnecessary burdens on drivers.” said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. “Companies who invest in products like U.S. Bank Freight Payment and Voyager Fleet Program are making an investment in the future of their companies.”

 

This is the second year of support of ATA’s Image Trailer, Interstate One, emblazoned with a U.S. Bank logo as it travels the country promoting the trucking industry. The 53-foot custom drop deck show trailer, wrapped in an American-flag-themed graphic, has been stopping at state capitals, community events, high schools and industry trade shows communicating the important role trucking plays in delivering life’s essentials safely and securely.

 

“We are proud to be the only true bank providing freight audit and payment solutions  -which includes dedicated carrier services and our Freight Payment Index,” said U.S. Bank Global Transportation Payments General Manager John Hardin. “We’re equally proud to help the ATA deliver the messages of the trucking industry and the professional driver to all corners of the country.”

 

A pioneer of electronic freight payment, U.S. Bank processes millions of freight invoices annually and provides a collaborative online environment for shippers and carriers to quickly resolve exceptions and accelerate payments.

 

ATA's Featured Product list is available at www.atabusinesssolutions.com or by calling 866-821-3468. For more on U.S. Bank transportation solutions, visit usbpayment.com/carriers, call 866-274-5898 or email intouchwithus@usbank.com.

 

U.S. Bancorp, with 74,000 employees and $465 billion in assets as of September 30, 2018, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States. The Minneapolis-based bank blends its relationship teams, branches and ATM network with mobile and online tools that allow customers to bank how, when and where they prefer. U.S. Bank is committed to serving its millions of retail, business, wealth management, payment, commercial and corporate, and investment services customers across the country and around the world as a trusted financial partner, a commitment recognized by the Ethisphere Institute naming the bank a 2018 World’s Most Ethical Company. Visit U.S. Bank at usbank.com or follow on social media to stay up to date with company news.

 

American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation’s freight. Follow ATA on Twitter or on FacebookTrucking Moves America Forward.

 

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