Dave Manning

Government, Business, Technology

Outgoing ATA Chairman Dave Manning Reflects on his Year as the Face of Trucking

Dave Manning Dave Manning gives his farewell speech at MCE. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

AUSTIN, Texas — Over the past year Dave Manning, the immediate past chairman of American Trucking Associations, has walked in the White House Rose Garden, rubbed elbows with members of Congress, racked up a hefty airline travel-point balance, and even watched the Supreme Court in action. But his greatest memories, he said, were meeting with the trucking industry’s hard-working, passionate people who occupy offices, workshops and truck cabs nationwide.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 30, 2018
Business

Dave Manning Honored With IANA’s Silver Kingpin Award

Dave Manning and Adriene Bailey Dave Manning and Adriene Bailey courtesy of IANA

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Dave Manning, president of TCW Transportation and chairman of American Trucking Associations, received the 2018 Silver Kingpin Award from the Intermodal Association of North America during the IANA Intermodal Expo 2018.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
September 18, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

ATA Chairman Dave Manning: Decongested Roads Important as Economy Improves

ATA Chairman Dave Manning John Sommers II for Transport Topics

The potential economic benefits of a long-term infrastructure funding proposal, and the impact a new tax law is having on certain businesses, reinforces a need for better freight connectivity nationwide, ATA Chairman Dave Manning said Jan 31.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
January 31, 2018
Government, Business

Senate Passes Tax Reform Bill

Mitch McConnell McConnell by Timothy D. Easley/AP

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans came closer to delivering for President Donald Trump his first major legislative achievement Dec. 2 when the Senate advanced a tax reform bill, 51 to 49, along party lines.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
November 28, 2017
Perspective

Opinion: ‘Incredible Opportunity’ Exists for Trucking

When I was a young man, I could not have predicted that I’d spend my career in the trucking industry, let alone become chairman of American Trucking Associations.

October 29, 2017
Business

ATA Chairman Dave Manning

TCW President Dave Manning became chairman of American Trucking Associations on Oct. 24, 2017. Here's a look at Manning and his Nashville, Tenn.-based company.

Transport Topics
October 27, 2017
Business, Logistics

Dave Manning Brings Work Ethic, Diplomacy to Role as ATA Chairman

ATA Chairman Dave Manning John Sommers II for Transport Topics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — People who know him say Dave Manning works hard, is extremely disciplined and comfortable with detail, eager to teach and a man who knows his mind yet appreciates the value of a mutually beneficial deal. Now he has the biggest platform of his life to put those qualities to use as the newly installed chairman of American Trucking Associations.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Special to Transport Topics
October 27, 2017
Business

Tennessee, TCW Showed Resolve After Historic Flooding in 2010

TCW Inc.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — As the Cumberland River flows westward through Music City toward the Ohio River, it usually is a shimmering, soothing companion to many of the city’s historic and tourist sites, but in early May 2010 it was anything but that.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Special to Transport Topics
October 27, 2017
Business

Manning Chose Trucking Over Dentistry

Dave and Betsy Manning by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Betsy Manning was a bit unsure about a life in trucking during the early days of her marriage with Dave Manning, the incoming chairman of American Trucking Associations. But she’s acquired a taste for it during their run of nearly five decades together.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Special to Transport Topics
October 27, 2017