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Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Perspective

Perspective: Harnessing the Power of Trucking

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.

Chris Spear | President and CEO, American Trucking Associations
October 7, 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
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, Perspective

Perspective: Preparing for Autonomous Repairs

As more and more vehicles with autonomous components enter the transportation landscape, the issue of repair and maintenance for those systems becomes more important for trucking fleets.

Michael Buck | President, MCB Fleet Management
September 18, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Perspective

Perspective: Trucking’s Telematics Systems Are Only as Good as the Losses They Prevent

Rising insurance premiums are a perennial stress for many motor carriers, many of which are now installing telematics systems with the latest safety technologies to mitigate cost increases.

September 16, 2019
Business, Technology, Perspective

Perspective: A Blueprint to Attract Younger Drivers

As Congress and the FMCSA weigh programs to put young drivers on the road, now is the perfect time to consider how the trucking industry can use intrinsic rewards and technology to attract recruits.

Laura McMillan | Vice President of Training Development, Instructional Technologies Inc.
September 9, 2019
Business, Perspective

Perspective: Rethinking Driver Recruiting

The trucking industry’s shortage of drivers and high turnover rate make it hard for many regional and over-the-road carriers to recruit and retain qualified candidates, but there is a system carriers can adopt that will help them attract and keep good drivers who fit their company’s requirements, and culture.

Norris Beren | Chief Executive Advisor, Risk Reward Consulting
September 4, 2019
Business, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: The Power of Leveraging Logistics

As shippers strategically prepare for the future, it’s worth asking how they will value logistics. Will logistics be a source of competitive advantage or a reliable utility?

August 26, 2019
Government, Business, Perspective

Perspective: Improving the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

There are three improvements FMCSA should make to maximize the effectiveness of the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, says Jeremy Reymer of DriverReach.

Jeremy Reymer | Founder and CEO, DriverReach
August 21, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Perspective

Perspective: Paving the Way for Health-Ready Technology

The commercial vehicle industry is poised to get even smarter thanks to health-ready components, says Wally Stegall of Morey.

Wally Stegall | Technical Fellow and Director of Business Development, Morey
August 13, 2019
Business, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: Dealing With Specialty Goods When Consumers Expect Overnight Delivery

Given the robust demand for purchasing nonconveyable goods online — items such as exercise equipment and designer furniture — there exists for capable logistics providers a significant market opportunity.

Adam Fields | Founder and CEO, ARTA
July 29, 2019