Barry Pottle

Government, Business, Perspective

Opinion: Get Involved to Build on Success in Industry

New chairman Barry Pottle: ATA has been criticized from the outside for catering to larger companies — but those of us on the inside, those of us who have rolled up our sleeves and gotten involved and gotten to work solving big issues, we know better. ATA speaks for our entire industry, but that voice is only as powerful as those who choose to join the chorus.

Barry Pottle | Chairman, American Trucking Associations
November 4, 2018
Government, Business

Barry Pottle Completes Climb From Cab to Chairman's Seat

Incoming ATA Chairman Barry Pottle with a rig from his trucking company The American Trucking Associations chairman owns Pottle's Transportation of Bangor, Maine. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

BANGOR, Maine — The story of how Barry Pottle rescued his longtime family enterprise is a testament to the determination and business acumen of the tall, soft-spoken, thoughtful man with an encyclopedic knowledge of trucking who has risen to become ATA chairman.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 30, 2018
Government, Business

MCE Closing Banquet Rocks With Optimism, Enthusiasm

Lynyrd Skynyrd performs at MCE closing banquet Lynyrd Skynyrd performing at MCE closing banquet by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

AUSTIN, Texas — They heard some optimistic projections from outgoing American Trucking Associations Chairman Dave Manning, a touching speech by new ATA Chairman Barry Pottle, and ended the evening hugging the stage to the hard Southern rock of Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 30, 2018

Barry Pottle Elected ATA’s 74th Chairman

ATA Chairman Barry Pottle and wife Suzanne New ATA Chairman Barry Pottle, with his wife Suzanne, are welcomed at ATA's Managment Conference & Exhibition closing banquet. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Barry Pottle, CEO of Pottle’s Transportation of Bangor, Maine, has been elected by American Trucking Associations’ board of directors to serve as the federation’s 74th chairman.

Transport Topics
October 30, 2018