2016 Management Conference & Exhibition

LAS VEGAS — More trucking companies will become efficient and profitable if they embrace new technology and “big data” analysis of industry trends, two technology executives told an audience here Oct. 4 at American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition.

Special Coverage, Government, Business

Bill Graves Saluted at Opening Night Reception

LAS VEGAS — Several hundred truckers, friends and fellow American Trucking Associations employees gave former ATA President Bill Graves a rousing send-off at a trendy nightclub here Oct. 1 that marked the official opening of this year's Management Conference & Exhibition.

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

Want to Be Profitable, Efficient? Embrace Technology, Data, Execs Urge

LAS VEGAS — More trucking companies will become efficient and profitable if they embrace new technology and big data analysis of industry trends, two technology startup executives told an audience at the Management Conference & Exhibition here on Oct. 4.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 5, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

ERoad Will Certify ELD Device Through PIT Group

LAS VEGAS — ERoad announced it has partnered with PIT Group to provide independent testing and verification of its electronic logging device solution, saying it is the first provider to do so.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 5, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

FlowBelow Aero Partners With Kenworth, Expands Distribution to Mexico

LAS VEGAS — FlowBelow Aero Inc. announced Kenworth Truck Co. will offer its AeroKit as a dealer-installed option, and it has expanded distribution of its tractor-mounted aerodynamic products into Mexico.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 5, 2016
Special Coverage, Business, Fuel

Cummins Westport Advances Technology as Industry Searches for Growth

LAS VEGAS — The price of fueling systems has fallen because of competition, a buildout of fueling infrastructure continues and fleets keep assessing and adding trucks, but continued growth hinges on these three key elements, the head of the nation’s only company building new natural-gas engines said during American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition here.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 4, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Decisiv Software to Power Service Management Systems for Kenworth, Peterbilt

LAS VEGAS — Decisiv Inc. said beginning in 2017 its software platform will power the service management systems used by Paccar Inc.’s truck brands Kenworth and Peterbilt.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 4, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Volvo, Mack Bemoan Current Sales Climate

LAS VEGAS — The two heavy-duty North American truck makers of Volvo Group continue to stoically gut out an unpleasant sales market but in anticipation of sunnier 2018 announced vehicle and service improvements for customers.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
October 4, 2016

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