2019 MCE

Business, Technology, Equipment

E-Smart to Supply Western Express Fleet With Geofencing

E-Smart's Matthew Boivin E-Smart's Mathieu Boivin by Jim Stinson/Transport Topics

SAN DIEGO — E-Smart, an Indiana-based technology company, said it has contracted with truckload carrier Western Express to equip the entire Tennessee-based fleet of more than 3,000 power units with E-Smart’s Advanced Driver Assistance System and geofencing software, which uses fuel management to control vehicle speed.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 6, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Last Call for Transition to ELDs

Recapping the MCE panel session discussing the final months leading up to the deadline for converting from AOBRDs to ELDs. 

October 6, 2019
Government, Business

ATA's Spear Urges Membership to Challenge California Worker Classification Law

ATA's Chris Spear (left), Randy Guillot ATA President Chris Spear, shown with incoming Chairman Randy Guillot (right) says, "We really need to turn up the volume on this [law] and let it be known that it is eroding choice." (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

American Trucking Association President Chris Spear is urging member companies — especially those in California — to ramp up efforts to fight legislation that was signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom that makes it easier for independent contractors to become reclassified as employees of motor carriers.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 6, 2019

Martinez Announces ADAS Project

TT's Eleanor Lamb and Eric Miller recap FMCSA Administrator Ray Martinez's 2019 MCE talk on Saturday and preview Sunday's events.

October 5, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

FMCSA’s Martinez Announces Driver Assistance Systems Project at MCE

FMCSA Administrator Ray Martinez FMCSA Administrator Ray Martinez says that the industry partners will lead outreach and education efforts to promote the benefits of ADAS. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

SAN DIEGO — Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Ray Martinez announced the launch of a project to promote advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) on Oct. 5. The initiative was unveiled at American Trucking Associations' Management Conference & Exhibition.

Eleanor Lamb and Eric Miller | Staff Reporters
October 5, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

MCE in San Diego Will Be a Busy Four Days

ATA booth at 2018 MCE in Austin, Texas Attendees stroll the exhibit hall floor at the 2018 MCE in Austin, Texas. This year's event kicks off Oct. 5 in San Diego. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Industry stakeholders are set to gather in San Diego for the 2019 American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition. ATA President Chris Spear's State of the Industry address Oct. 7 will be among the many highlights.

October 4, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Top 100

Omnitracs Announces Rollout of Unified Technology Platform

Omnitracs Intelligent Vehicle Gateway unit Intelligent Vehicle Gateway unit by Omnitracs

Trucking technology supplier Omnitracs announced the launch of its Omnitracs One fleet-management platform, which unifies its various in-cab and back-office systems into a single offering.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 4, 2019
Special Coverage

2019 MCE

Complete coverage of American Trucking Associations' Management Conference & Exhibition from the San Diego Convention Center, Oct. 5-9, 2019.

September 27, 2019

2019 MCE Photo Gallery