Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

For ATA’s New Chairman Randy Guillot, Life and Work Are Family Affairs

Randy Guillot is the new American Trucking Associations (ATA) chairman. Randy Guillot poses next to a truck operated by Triple G Express. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

NEW ORLEANS — Business was going quite well for family-owned Triple G Express Inc. during the summer of 2005, as the city best known for its 24-hour nightlife, vibrant live music scene and spicy Cajun cuisine also served as a great base of operations for the intermodal motor carrier and its decades-old less-than-truckload affiliate, Southeastern Motor Freight Inc.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 9, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Perspective

New Chairman's Perspective: Connecting the Trucking Industry

From Randy Guillot: The business of moving freight is all about connection. The connection between shipper and carrier, between driver and vehicle, between technician and engine — all of these are critical.

Randy Guillot | Chairman, American Trucking Associations
October 9, 2019
Business

Pat Thomas Reflects on ATA’s Achievements of His Well-Traveled Year as Chairman

John Sommers II for TT

Pat Thomas, the immediate past chairman of American Trucking Associations, estimates he has racked up enough miles to circle the globe five times and has taken 3 million steps during his travels representing the trucking industry.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 10, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Technician Shortage Is Focus of New TMC Chairman White

White by Joseph Terry/Transport Topics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When the Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting closes March 3, Douglas White Sr. will become the group's next chairman and take his turn at trying to wrestle with the technician shortage.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 3, 2016