2016 Mid-America Trucking Show

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
April 11, 2016 3:45 AM, EDT

Carriers Pull Out All Stops to Recruit Drivers at MATS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Unlike past years at the Mid-America Trucking Show, it was the 100-fleet-strong driver recruiting pavilion in the smaller West Wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center that had the most consistent foot traffic, as the show marked its first year without a single truck maker and several other large suppliers exhibiting in the South Wing, the largest and traditionally busiest section.

Business, Autonomous

MATS to Remain Annual Event Despite Challenges, Planner Says

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Mid-America Trucking Show will maintain its annual schedule for the “foreseeable future,” the president of Exhibit Management Associates told Transport Topics.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
April 11, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Organizers Say Mid-America Trucking Show Will Remain Annual

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Mid-America Trucking Show will maintain its annual schedule for the “foreseeable future,” the president of Exhibit Management Associates told Transport Topics.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
April 4, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

ATA, HDMA Partner to Develop New Trucking Event

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — American Trucking Associations and the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association have entered into an agreement with trade show firm Messe Frankfurt Inc. to develop a new, biennial North American-based trucking and transportation event.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
April 4, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Video: Attendees Share Thoughts on 2016 MATS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A number of attendees of the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show expressed disappointment truck manufacturers elected not to exhibit but said they still found the event worthwhile.

Transport Topics
April 3, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Video: Driver-Focused Website TruckThat.com Attracts a Crowd

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A team of executives formerly in the fleet service field is developing an online trucking community that intends to take action and find solutions for drivers’ hottest off-duty issues.

Gary Kicinski | Digital Media Editor
April 3, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Trucker Path Launches Truckloads Freight Marketplace

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Driver app developer Trucker Path announced the general release of its Truckloads freight marketplace.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 2, 2016
Special Coverage, Government, Business

PrePass Plus Expands to Include All Fleets

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — PrePass Plus has been expanded to include all fleets, the service’s nonprofit partner Help Inc., announced March 29. The firm formally issued its announcement at the Mid-America Trucking Show here.

Transport Topics
April 2, 2016

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MATS 2016 Live Coverage