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2014-07-22 12:21:59

ARLINGTON, Va., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 0.8% in June, following a revised 0.9% gain the previous month. In June, the index equaled 128.6 (2000=100) versus 129.6 in May. The index is off 1.9% from the all-time high in November 2013 (131.0). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Compared with June 2013, the SA index increased 2.3%, down from May's 3.3%...

2014-07-21 12:21:26

ARLINGTON, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations released the latest edition of its look ahead at the future of freight: ATA U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2025, which shows continued growth for not just the trucking industry, but for the freight economy overall. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140721/128927 According to Forecast, a collaboration between ATA and IHS Global Insight, overall freight tonnage will grow 23.5% from 2013...

2014-07-18 12:20:58

ARLINGTON, Va., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations said that Velociti Inc., a transportation and networking technology services firm, is the latest company to be added to the ATA Featured Product program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "Technology is driving the trucking industry today. One of the major challenges fleets are experiencing is making sure all of their various systems are integrated in a manner that...

2014-07-17 16:20:37

ARLINGTON, Va., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves announced several promotions of key professionals to the Association's Senior Staff team. These promotions will strengthen ATA and build upon the association's effectiveness in representing the interests of the trucking industry across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "ATA has a talented group of staff dedicated to the...

2014-07-10 12:21:23

ARLINGTON, Va., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves issued the following statement: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "For decades, America's 3.2 million truck drivers have witnessed the effects of underinvestment in our highway system through their windshields. Our drivers see the 63,000 deficient bridges; thousands of miles of highways in poor condition and increasingly heavy congestion...

2014-07-09 12:20:36

ARLINGTON, Va., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The turnover rate at large truckload carriers rose just one percentage point to 92% (annualized rate) in the first quarter of 2014, but held above 90% for the ninth consecutive quarter. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO While turnover is well above the low of 39% four years ago, ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello said it is far from the worst the industry has seen. "While high, turnover at large truckload...

2014-07-07 16:20:39

ARLINGTON, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations unveiled the 2014 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW) logo and announced it has opened a new online store for NTDAW merchandise. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "ATA is proud to continue the tradition of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "The trucking industry values the men and women who safely deliver our...

2014-07-01 12:21:45

ARLINGTON, Va., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 41 million motorists are expected to travel on the highways this Independence Day holiday, and the American Trucking Associations is urging the motoring public to practice caution and patience to ensure our roads are safe. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Members of America's Road Team - an elite group of professional truck drivers - with more than 470 years collective driving experience and 30 million-plus...

2014-06-30 16:20:32

ARLINGTON, Va., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In comments filed with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration late last week, American Trucking Associations called on the agency to swiftly issue a mandate for commercial truck drivers to use electronic logging devices to monitor their compliance with hours-of-service requirements. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "ATA supports laws and regulations mandating the installation and use of electronic...

2014-06-25 16:21:18

In the news release, ATA Opens Registration for 2014 MC&E in San Diego, issued 25-Jun-2014 by American Trucking Associations over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the the second bullet under "Among this year's highlights are:" should read that it's being sponsored by "Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC" rather than "DDC FPO" as issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: ATA Opens Registration for 2014 MC&E in San Diego ARLINGTON, Va., June...


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