Kevin Burch

Business, Logistics

Lack of Drivers, Demand Driving Prices Up

Proctor and Gamble Headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio (John Minchillo/Associated Press)

Household goods are getting pricier because the costs of moving those goods — from trucking to even maritime shipping — have been rising.

Thomas Gnau | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
March 11, 2019

Outgoing ATA Chairman Kevin Burch Plans to Continue Telling Trucking’s Story

John Sommers II for TT

Although his term ended last week as chairman of American Trucking Associations, don’t count on Kevin Burch to fade away.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
October 26, 2017
Government, Business

Video: ATA Chairman Kevin Burch Talks Tax Reform on Fox

ATA Chairman Kevin Burch on Fox

About 13 hours after President Donald Trump saluted ATA Chairman and Jet Express President Kevin Burch for his 40-plus years in trucking, Burch appeared on Fox News' "Fox & Friends" morning program Oct. 12, pointing out that the need for small-business tax reform shouldn't be a partisan issue.

October 12, 2017

Meet Safety Sammy, Trucking’s Newest Mascot

Safety Sammy NTDC Safety Sammy at NTDC. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

“Safety Sammy” is the official name of the trucking industry’s newest mascot, the chairman of American Trucking Associations announced over the weekend at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
August 28, 2017
Government, Business, Safety

Trucking Visits Trump at White House

Trucking industry leaders and America's Road Team Captains visit President Trump at the White House on March 23, 2017.

March 23, 2017

Kevin Burch Realizes Long-Burning Desire to Become Trucking’s Chief Storyteller

John Sommers II for TT

DAYTON, Ohio — For the past six months, a digital counter rested conspicuously on Kevin Burch’s desk, ticking off the days, hours, minutes and seconds until the president of truckload carrier Jet Express Inc. would officially take over as chairman of American Trucking Associations.

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

Kevin Burch Elected ATA Chairman as New Slate of Officers Announced

Pat Thomas (left), Kevin Burch by John Sommers II for TT

LAS VEGAS — American Trucking Associations' board of directors has elected Kevin Burch, president of Jet Express Inc. of Dayton, Ohio, as the federation’s 72nd chairman.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
October 6, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Trucking Industry Safety Coalition Achieves 2014 Fundraising Goal

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — After reaching its $1 million fundraising mark for 2014, an American Trucking Associations-led coalition that promotes the industry’s safety record plans to surpass that this year, a senior industry executive said at the Mid-America Trucking Show’s media day March 25.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 25, 2015