MATS 2016

Business

Carriers Pull Out All Stops to Recruit Drivers at MATS

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Unlike past years at the Mid-America Trucking Show, it was the 100-fleet-strong driver recruiting pavilion in the smaller West Wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center that had the most consistent foot traffic, as the show marked its first year without a single truck maker and several other large suppliers exhibiting in the South Wing, the largest and traditionally busiest section.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
April 11, 2016
Tradeshows

2016 MATS

Photos from the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky.

Transport Topics
April 2, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

MATS, Fastport Partner on Military Veteran-Hiring Initiative

Army Secretary Patrick Murphy by John Sommers II for TT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The organizers of the Mid-America Trucking Show joined with Fastport Inc. on April 1 to make official the largest signing of a statement of support in the history of the U.S. Department of Defense Office of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.

Transport Topics
April 1, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Mid-America Trucking Show Enters a New Era

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

A very different Mid-America Trucking Show runs this week, one that will not feature displays by any heavy-duty truck or engine manufacturers.

Transport Topics Staff
March 31, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Live Blog: The 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show

Make this your one-stop shop for live coverage of the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show from the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky March 31-April 2. Get social media coverage as well as links to Transport Topics stories and photos throughout the event.

Transport Topics
March 31, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

TransConnect EFS Fuel Card Expected to Launch in 2Q

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — TransConnect Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Apex Capital Corp., said it expects to launch the TransConnect EFS fuel card in the second quarter.

Transport Topics
March 29, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

ToughTested Introduces Rugged Smartphone Accessories

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — ToughTested announced six new products in its line of rugged accessories for smartphones designed for use in heavy-duty applications.

Transport Topics
March 29, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Seeing Machines Unveils Guardian System to Monitor Driver Fatigue, Distraction

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Seeing Machines unveiled its Guardian system, the latest version of its driver fatigue and distraction monitoring technology designed to enhance fleet safety.

Transport Topics
March 29, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Phillips & Temro Display Electric APU

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Phillips & Temro displayed its Idle Free electric auxiliary power unit, which it said third-party test results show outperforms competing products.

Transport Topics
March 29, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Anytrek Unveils New Dash Cam With GPS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Anytrek Corp. unveiled a new dash cam with online GPS tracking that provides real-time tracking from any Web-connected device.

Transport Topics
March 29, 2016

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