Government, Business, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

ATA Celebrates Range of Trucking Leaders

Miles Larry Miles of John Christner Trucking received the Driver of the Year Award. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — American Trucking Associations presented its Driver of the Year Award and introduced the newest graduates of its professional leadership program Oct. 24 during its Management Conference & Exhibition.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 25, 2021

ATA Welcomes New Leadership Training Class

ATA President Chris Spear ATA President Chris Spear speaks during a 2020 MCE session. “The LEAD ATA program is an important part of making sure that our industry and our association will remain in good hands well into the future,” he said. (Transport Topics)

As the country continues to praise the trucking industry’s contributions during the pandemic, American Trucking Associations announced the new members of its executive training class.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 27, 2020
Business, Safety, Top 100

A New Generation of Leaders: Lead ATA Participants Set Out to Guide Trucking’s Future

Lead ATA Members of Lead ATA’s Class of 2019. The leadership program, which began in 2013, is designed to help develop a younger generation of trucking executives. (American Trucking Associations)

The freight transportation industry, much like many other core segments of the economy, has experienced its share of growing pains in the Information Age. But trucking companies are tackling those challenges with fresh ideas, increasingly spearheaded by a new crop of leaders.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
June 24, 2019
Special Coverage, Business

Fourth LEAD ATA Class Announced

Ari Ashe/Transport Topics

LAS VEGAS — The fourth class of American Trucking Associations’ executive leadership program was announced Oct. 2 during the association’s annual Management Conference & Exhibition. Fifteen men make up the 2017 LEAD ATA Class.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 2, 2016