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Special Coverage, Business

ATA's Osiecki Expects Favorable Reforms If Congress Passes Highway Bill

Osiecki by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

PHILADELPHIA — Dave Osiecki, American Trucking Associations’ executive vice president and chief of national advocacy, says he is optimistic regulations the industry has criticized over the years would be reformed if Congress advances key bills this year.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 19, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Shuster Predicts Highway Bill Will Reach Obama This Year

Shuster by John Sommers II for TT

PHILADELPHIA — House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) said Oct. 19 that he expects a six-year highway funding bill to reach the House floor next week and the White House before the beginning of 2016.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
October 19, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

October Truck Orders Will Fall, DTNA Says

Daum file photo by John Sommers II for TT

PHILADELPHIA — The October report on Class 8 truck orders that is coming out in early November will not look good, said the CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, but that will be because numbers will be compared to a highly unusual corresponding month last year.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
October 19, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Stanley McChrystal: Teamwork, Better Communications Boost Business

McChrystal by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

PHILADELPHIA — Board rooms, assembly lines and deliveries on the roadways can be improved by enhancing the way managers and employees communicate, retired Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal told industry executives here Oct. 19.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 19, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Share the Road, America's Road Team Programs Saluted

PHILADELPHIA — Incoming Chairman Pat Thomas proudly introduced American Trucking Associations’ top ambassadors at the annual Management Conference & Exhibition on Oct. 19 here.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
October 19, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

EPA’s Grundler Praises SmartWay Partnership With ATA

Grundler by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

PHILADELPHIA — While industry and government often don’t see eye to eye on regulation, the Environmental Protection Agency and American Trucking Associations agree that SmartWay is a program that works.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
October 19, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Experts Maintain U.S. Economy Still World’s Strongest, and Trucking Benefits

Costello (left), Bahravesh by John Sommers II for TT

PHILADELPHIA — The flawed and imperfect U.S. economy is, and will remain well into 2016, the world’s strongest producer — and trucking will benefit from that, two economists offering forecasts said here.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
October 19, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Idle Smart to Offer Android-Based Platform to Manage Idle Time, Batteries

PHILADELPHIA — Idle Smart will soon offer a new version of its idle-management platform based on the Android operating system, which enables remote device management and performance monitoring.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 19, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

BestPass Adds Exclusion Zones to Toll-Management Service

PHILADELPHIA — BestPass Inc., a provider of toll payment and management services, has added a new feature to help fleets catch unplanned toll usage.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 19, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Conversion Launches Online Driver Orientation, Onboarding Programs

PHILADELPHIA — Conversion Interactive Agency is launching Conversion E-Learning Academy, a Web-based resource offering driver orientation and onboarding programs.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 19, 2015

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