SAN DIEGO — Trucking leaders discussed how potential changes to federal regulations and international trade policy may soon affect the industry during American Trucking Associations’ 86th annual Management Conference & Exhibition, held from Oct. 5-8.
SAN DIEGO — Trailer-tracking provider SkyBitz and in-cab technology supplier Omnitracs have formed a partnership to offer expanded fleet management services to joint customers, the companies announced Oct. 7.
SAN DIEGO — American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear announced a new Controlled Substances, Health and Wellness Subcommittee at the federation’s annual Management Conference & Exhibition on Oct. 7.
SAN DIEGO — Volvo Trucks highlighted its investments in connected vehicle technology and introduced a fully integrated electronic logging device for its trucks through a partnership with telematics firm Geotab.
SAN DIEGO — Drowsy driving and instances of falling asleep behind the wheel are on the decline, but speeding and cellphone use among truck drivers has increased, according to customer data unveiled by video telematics provider Lytx.
SAN DIEGO — American Trucking Associations honored 12 state trucking and conference executives — representing a combined 165 years of experience — for their notable service to the industry at ATA’s annual Management Conference & Exhibition on Oct. 7. “Our association is strong because of the hard work of leaders like these,” incoming ATA Chairman Randy Guillot, president of Triple G Express Inc., said in a statement. “These men and women do remarkable work on behalf of ATA and the entire trucking industry, and it is our privilege to recognize them here at MCE.” ATA said the 12 executives represent a combined 165 years of experience.
ATA President Chris Spear: Throughout our lives, we rely on a multitude of goods and services to prosper as individuals and as a nation. But no industry is more central to that story than trucking.
SAN DIEGO — For the third year in a row, the driver shortage is the top-ranked issue for trucking fleets, as they struggle to recruit and retain qualified drivers, according to the American Transportation Research Institute.