2017 MCE

Government, Business

Industry Awaits $1 Trillion Infrastructure Funding Plan to Modernize Roads, ATA Official Says

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Trump administration’s plan to boost funding for freight corridors and modernize outdated infrastructure would benefit the commercial transportation sector, a senior official with American Trucking Associations said during a seminar at the group’s annual conference Oct. 22.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 22, 2017
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Autonomy Could Transform Trucking’s Future, Former GM Exec Says

ORLANDO, Fla. — Autonomous trucks could give rise to a future in which 90% of crashes are eliminated and transportation becomes dramatically more productive and cost effective, technology expert Larry Burns told industry executives here.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 22, 2017
Business, Technology

Help Launches ELD and Weigh Station Apps

ORLANDO, Fla. — Help Inc. announced two new apps — one in the crowded electronic logging device field, and another as a mobile weigh station bypass app.

October 22, 2017
Business

Twelve Chosen for Fifth LEAD ATA Class

ORLANDO, Fla. — American Trucking Associations named its fifth class to the LEAD ATA industry leadership program and announced the graduation of the fourth class during the annual ATA Management Conference & Exhibition.

October 22, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Lytx Upgrades Rair to Meet ELD Mandate

ORLANDO, Fla. — Lytx has upgraded its Rair Compliance Services program so clients can better meet the looming electronic logging device mandate, the video-based safety services vendor announced Oct. 22 at American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition.

October 22, 2017
Business

New U.S. Bank Indexes Track Freight Shipping and Spending

ORLANDO, Fla. — Freight spending jumped in the third quarter despite a slowdown in shipment as businesses were hit by the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, according to the U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index, a new quarterly gauge that tracks the health of the shipping industry.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
October 22, 2017
Business

Three Fleets Capture ATA’s President’s Award

ORLANDO, Fla. — American Trucking Associations on Oct. 22 announced several of the industry’s top honors at the association’s Leadership and Awards Luncheon at its annual Management Conference & Exhibition.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
October 22, 2017
Business, Safety

Industry Praises Top Drivers, Technician at Annual Conference

ORLANDO, Fla. — National Truck Driving Championships grand champion Roland Bolduc of FedEx Express, along with TMC SuperTech grand champion Mark McLean, a technician with FedEx Freight, and Gary Plant, a Wal-Mart driver from Colorado, commanded center stage before American Trucking Associations executives at the annual Management Conference & Exhibition.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 22, 2017

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