Special Coverage

New ATA Chairman Long Plans Image Emphasis on Capitol Hill

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

RALEIGH, N.C. — Duane Long has run everything from an array of companies with more than 2,000 employees to a logistics firm with 40 trucks, a breadth of experience that he brings to his new role as chairman of American Trucking Associations. But the time he regularly spends on the road also keeps him connected to the challenges fleets and drivers face, Long said.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 9, 2014
Special Coverage

Snead Guides MC&E to Record Attendance

Dan Snead working the phones by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

SAN DIEGO — There were many familiar facets to the Management Conference & Exhibition here that ended Oct. 7. But there was a significant change in the Command Center: Dan Snead was the ATA vice president in charge.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
October 9, 2014
Special Coverage

Record Crowd Attends 2014 MC&E

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

SAN DIEGO — A record crowd of 2,700 attended the 2014 Management Conference & Exhibition, American Trucking Associations announced.

October 9, 2014
Special Coverage

Image Movement Nears First-Year Donation Goal

Kevin Burch by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

SAN DIEGO — Industry officials said they are more than 80% of the way to raising $1 million during the first year of their “Trucking Moves America Forward” image campaign.

October 8, 2014

Road Team Captains Wins Healthy Trucker Challenge

SAN DIEGO — A team of America’s Road Team Captains won the Healthy Trucker Challenge at the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition.

October 8, 2014
Special Coverage

Closing Banquet: Long Honored, Byrd Receives Red Jacket

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

SAN DIEGO — Duane Long, the new chairman of American Trucking Associations, pledged to continue to advance the industry’s commitment to safety and recruiting new drivers at an annual banquet held to honor the federation’s top ambassadors.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 8, 2014
Special Coverage

Volvo, ATA Identify Challenges to DME Industry

Susan Alt by Jonathan S. Reiskin

SAN DIEGO — Two representatives of trucking told the dimethyl ether industry meeting here that while the fuel has a number of desirable qualities, truck operators are “finicky” and demanding and will not switch on a casual basis.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
October 8, 2014

Rand McNally Offers Integration with Transflo Document-Management Software

SAN DIEGO — Rand McNally announced a new integration of its in-cab fleet-management devices with Pegasus TransTech’s Transflo document-management software.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 7, 2014

Clean Energy, Dillon Transport Sign Fueling Agreement to Open Three CNG Stations

SAN DIEGO — Clean Energy Fuels Corp. said it expects to open three new public natural-gas stations for heavy-duty trucks as part of a new fueling agreement with Dillon Transport.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 7, 2014
Special Coverage

Omnitracs Offers Scanning on MCP50, Adds Other Features

SAN DIEGO — Omnitracs said it is adding new features to its lower-cost MCP50 onboard device, including its in-cab scanning application, speeding alerts and support for active safety systems.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 7, 2014

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