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, Business

EPA Presents SmartWay Excellence Awards to 43 Fleets

LAS VEGAS — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded 43 fleets with the SmartWay Excellence Awards for working together to cut carbon pollution at the Management Conference & Exhibition here on Oct. 3.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 3, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Iowa’s Brenda Neville Earns President’s TAEC Award

LAS VEGAS — Brenda Neville, president of the Iowa Motor Truck Association, received the 15th annual Trucking Association Executives Council Leadership Award from American Trucking Associations at the Management Conference & Exhibition on Oct. 3.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 3, 2016
Editorial, Business

Editorial: Welcome to MCE

For those readers perusing this in Las Vegas at American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition, we urge you to make the most of the opportunity before you this week.

October 3, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Exhibitors Offer Solutions to Regulatory and Marketplace Challenges

LAS VEGAS — American Trucking Associations' Management Conference & Exhibition exhibit hall, which opened Oct. 2, drew 170 exhibitors, of whom 45, or 26%, were at the event for the first time. Watch video of ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 2, 2016
Special Coverage, Government, Business

Low-Growth Economy Persists, Seen as Likely to Continue

LAS VEGAS — The low-growth U.S. economy remains durably in place and will probably continue plodding on as business leaders are hesitant to make the sort of investments that would boost gross domestic product, in general, and truck freight volumes, specifically.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
October 2, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Fourth LEAD ATA Class Announced

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
Special Coverage, Business

ATA Announces Trucking Champions and President's Award Winners

LAS VEGAS  — Wal-Mart’s Charles “Mike” White and FedEx Freight’s Eric Vos, the winners of the National Truck Driving Championships and TMC SuperTech National Technician Skills Competition, respectively, were honored Oct. 2 by American Trucking Associations as part of the annual Management Conference & Exhibition.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 2, 2016

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