Special coverage of the 2017 Management Conference and Exhibition from the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 21-24, 2017.
Complete coverage of the 2017 Management Conference and Exhibition at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 21-25, 2017.October 27, 2017
ATA Takes Aim at Driver Shortage
ORLANDO, Fla. — Trucking and government leaders at American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference & Exhibition set their sights on solving perhaps the industry’s most persistent challenge — recruiting and retaining professional drivers.October 26, 2017
ATA Adopts Automated Truck Policy
ORLANDO, Fla. — American Trucking Associations adopted its first-ever policy on the development of automated trucks at the federation’s Management Conference & Exhibition here.October 26, 2017
Outgoing ATA Chairman Kevin Burch Plans to Continue Telling Trucking’s Story
Although his term ended last week as chairman of American Trucking Associations, don’t count on Kevin Burch to fade away.October 26, 2017
The 'C' in MCE Stands for 'Classroom' for These Auburn Students
It’s still a common question on college campuses when meeting a new student: “What’s your major?” At Auburn University, when students answer, “Supply Chain Management,” they seldom get quizzical looks.October 25, 2017
ATA Elects Dave Manning as New Chairman
ORLANDO, Fla. — American Trucking Associations’ annual conference culminated on Oct. 24 with the federation’s new chairman, Dave Manning, telling fellow members he will continue to push for greater investments in the country’s freight corridors to improve connectivity.
Four Trucking Legends Credit a Passion to Be the Best
ORLANDO, Fla. — The secret to success in the trucking industry isn’t really much of a secret after all, according to four industry “legends.”October 24, 2017
Survey Finds Growing Public Support for Gas Tax, Trucking Industry
ORLANDO, Fla. — A new survey sponsored by American Trucking Associations shows widening public support for an increase in the gas tax.October 24, 2017
DTNA Pursuing Advanced Driver-Assist Tech, not Autonomous Trucks, CEO Says
ORLANDO, Fla. — Daimler Trucks North America continues its pursuit of automated driving technology, but that development path is focused not on “autonomous” trucks but advanced driver-assistance systems, CEO Roger Nielsen said.October 24, 2017
MCE Exhibitors Relish Time With Top Fleet Executives
ORLANDO, Fla. — Gleaming Class 8 trucks from all the truck makers stood out, surrounded by Tier One suppliers, such as Dana Inc., Meritor Inc. and Hendrickson USA, who were shoulder-to-shoulder with companies offering fuel services, electronics, corrosion control, sustainability and environmental technologies as well as tire and wheel products, among others — packing the aisles at American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exposition here Oct. 21-25.