2019 MCE

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 10, 2019 4:45 PM, EDT

Trucking Takes on Emerging Challenges

New ATA Chairman Randy Guillot and ATA President Chris Spear

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.

Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

FMCSA’s Martinez Announces Driver Assistance Systems Project at MCE

FMCSA Administrator Ray Martinez

SAN DIEGO — Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Ray Martinez announced the launch of a project to promote advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) on Oct. 5. The initiative was unveiled at American Trucking Associations' Management Conference & Exhibition.

Eleanor Lamb and Eric Miller | Staff Reporters
October 5, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

MCE in San Diego Will Be a Busy Four Days

ATA booth at 2018 MCE in Austin, Texas

Industry stakeholders are set to gather in San Diego for the 2019 American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition. ATA President Chris Spear's State of the Industry address Oct. 7 will be among the many highlights.

October 4, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Top 100

Omnitracs Announces Rollout of Unified Technology Platform

Omnitracs Intelligent Vehicle Gateway unit

Trucking technology supplier Omnitracs announced the launch of its Omnitracs One fleet-management platform, which unifies its various in-cab and back-office systems into a single offering.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 4, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Fuel

Spear to Target Jury Verdicts, HOS, Infrastructure at MCE

ATA President Chris Spear

The head of American Trucking Associations plans to focus on fighting back against large court verdicts against the industry, continuing the push for a national infrastructure package and working toward reform for federal hours-of-service rules when the industry gathers for ATA's annual Management Conference & Exhibition in San Diego.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 26, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Perspective

Perspective: Appreciating the Journey as Chairman

Barry Pottle writes: One of the things I’ve learned about trucking is you need to appreciate the journey. It was a lesson I took to heart at 18 when I started my career in this industry as an owner-operator, and one that served me well in my time as American Trucking Associations chairman.

Barry Pottle | Chairman, American Trucking Associations
September 25, 2019