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Government, Business, Perspective

Perspective: EB-3 Visa Provides Route to Labor Solution

Increasingly, trucking companies' search for truck drivers is moving beyond U.S. borders as immigration programs become a greater focal point.

John E. Dorer | CEO,
April 22, 2024
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Perspective

Perspective: As EVs Evolve, Don’t Overlook Aerodynamics

Fleets looking to improve the efficiency of their operations should not overlook how improving the aerodynamic properties of their trucks can generate immediate returns.

Chris Stadler | Product Manager, Volvo Trucks North America
December 11, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Fuel, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: As an Industry, Let's Win the Sale

At a time when our political system has grown so adversarial, I believe trucking threads a needle of common purpose.

Andrew Boyle | Chairman, American Trucking Associations
November 2, 2023
Government, Business, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Perspective

Perspective: Without Trucking, There Is Nothing

Last month, ATA reached its 90th year. For nine decades, ATA and its 50 state trucking associations have been the leading voice for our industry in Washington and every state Capitol.

Chris Spear | President and CEO, American Trucking Associations
October 16, 2023
Government, Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: The Past Year Has Proven the Value of Trucking

Four decades in trucking have shown me how much opportunity this industry creates.

Dan Van Alstine | Chairman, American Trucking Associations
October 10, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: A Global View of Decarbonization

The trucking industry is the backbone of the economy. Finding the right balance between cutting emissions and continuing to effectively meet demand is our ultimate green mission.

Umberto de Pretto | Secretary General, IRU
August 28, 2023
Government, Business, Equipment, Fuel, Perspective

Driving Green Trucks Ahead at the Right Speed

It is troubling that the government is pushing the regulation of fleet electrification in a way that could slow down rather than accelerate electric adoption by truck customers.

Scott McCandless | Chairman, American Truck Dealers
June 20, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Perspective

Perspective: Staying Vigilant on Drug Testing

Suhash Harwani of Quest Diagnostics writes: the emerging evidence propels an argument that employers — particularly in the transportation sector — should stay vigilant on drug testing.

Suhash Harwani | Senior Director of Science for Employer Solutions, Quest Diagnostics
April 4, 2023
Business, Logistics, Perspective

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.

Phil Wahl | President and COO, Atlas Logistics
March 6, 2023
Business, Equipment, Safety, Perspective

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.

Jim Heide | COO and Co-Founder, Loadsure
February 27, 2023