Perspective: The Right Recruiting Impression
Amid the ongoing driver shortage, transportation companies must consider all the ways prospective and current drivers interact with their business, Atlas Logistics' Phil Wahl says.
Perspective: Knowing Cargo Theft Risks
As shippers continue to contend with supply chain disruption, they’re simultaneously experiencing another risk: historic levels of cargo theft, Loadsure's Jim Heide writes in a perspective.
Perspective: State of the Union Highlights Trucking
ATA Chairman Dan Van Alstine shares his takeaways and experiences after attending the State of the Union.
Perspective: Taking Aim at Unfair Billing
American Trucking Associations, the Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers and the Harbor Trucking Association jointly support a recently released Notice of Proposed Rulemaking from the Federal Maritime Commission that seeks to expand the timeliness and overall level of detail and transparency for detention and demurrage invoices coming from common carrier billing parties that provide ocean carriage and storage of freight.December 12, 2022
Perspective: Tax Credits Available for Trucking
Clarus Solutions' Blake Baumann: "One solution to help ease some pressure in the trucking industry may lie in pursuing government tax incentive programs, such as the Work Opportunity Tax Credit."
Perspective: Retaining Drivers Is About Commitment
So, you’ve hired a truck driver. Now how do you retain them over the long haul?
Perspective: Prioritizing Our People
New ATA Chairman Dan Van Alstine writes, "As incoming chairman of American Trucking Associations, I am honored for the opportunity to represent so many incredible individuals who form this amazing industry."
Perspective: ATA Members Are on a Winning Team
ATA's Chris Spear: Over the past year, " ATA keeps its foot on the pedal despite dysfunction gripping our nation’s capital and statehouses."
Perspective: Marking a Year of Wins
Harold Sumerford Jr. writes, "As ATA chairman, I’ve traveled around the country — 20 states in all — talking to my fellow truckers. Everywhere I go I’m struck by how invigorated people are by the 'new' ATA."
Perspective: Truckers Are Undeniably Essential
The term “essential” came into sharp focus during the pandemic, ATA President Chris Spear notes. The urgency of the moment forced Americans to recognize the many hands at work that keep our society going. There was an outpouring of gratitude for our nation’s truck drivers, rightfully so, as they persevered through adversity to keep stores stocked and hospitals supplied.