2020 MCE

Sherri Garner Brumbaugh

On Oct. 28, Sherri Garner Brumbaugh, president of Ohio-based truckload carrier Garner Trucking Inc., was installed as the 76th chairman of American Trucking Associations during its 2020 Management Conference & Exhibition.

Government, Business, Perspective

Perspective: Recognizing Trucking’s Character

From Sherri Garner Brumbaugh: It’s been said adversity doesn’t build character, it reveals it. Having worked in trucking for more than three decades, I can safely say 2020 has been a year unlike any other for our industry. We’ve navigated countless obstacles and unforeseen twists and turns over this difficult stretch.

Sherri Garner Brumbaugh | Chairman, American Trucking Associations
November 2, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Digital Wave Sweeps Over Tire Management


Launching a digital tire management program in your fleet based on real-time information and predictive maintenance analytics is a good idea now because, for one thing, your competitors are likely to have one already and are benefiting from the results.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 29, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Fleets Need to Navigate Changing NOx Standards

Dave Williams

Industry experts noted the speed of emissions regulation changes during the session titled “EPA vs. CARB Regulations: What does this Mean for a Fleet in 2022 and Beyond” during American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 28, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety

Trucking Representatives Talk Silver Linings, Lingering Problems Amid Pandemic

Garner Brumbaugh

Although the coronavirus pandemic has presented numerous challenges, it has also allowed transportation companies to find ways to improve, especially in terms of communication, according to trucking industry representatives.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 28, 2020
Business, Top 100

Heroes Among Heroes: Three Truckers Honored for Selflessness During Pandemic

Reggie Barrows, Charlton Paul Jr. and Rich Miller

Three members of the trucking industry who demonstrated courage and selflessness during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic were honored by Transport Topics during American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition. See the video.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 27, 2020

ATA Welcomes New Leadership Training Class

ATA President Chris Spear

As the country continues to praise the trucking industry’s contributions during the pandemic, American Trucking Associations announced the new members of its executive training class.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 27, 2020
Business, Safety

ATRI Top 10 Report Finds Driver Shortage Top Issue for Fourth Year in a Row

ATRI driver shortage

For the fourth year in a row, the trucking industry’s persistent driver shortage ranked No. 1 on the annual Top Industry Issues list from the American Transportation Research Institute.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 27, 2020