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August 2017 Issue

Business Operations

ATRI: Trucking Industry Asked to Rank Top Concerns

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research organization, has launched the 2017 Top Industry Issues Survey. The annual survey, commissioned by the American Trucking Associations (ATA), asks trucking industry stakeholders to rank the top issues of concern for the industry along with appropriate...

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Competition Begins at 80th National Truck Driving Championships

August 11, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Operations, Fleet OperationsComments Off on Competition Begins at 80th National Truck Driving Championships

American Trucking Associations (ATA) opened competition at the 80th annual National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) and Step Van Driving Championships being held at the Orange County Convention Center. More than 420 of the trucking industry’s top...

Truck Drivers Gearing Up for Industry’s Top Prize

August 8, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Operations, Fleet OperationsComments Off on Truck Drivers Gearing Up for Industry’s Top Prize

Next week, American Trucking Associations (ATA) is set to welcome more than 420 of the trucking industry’s top professional truck drivers to Orlando for the 80th annual National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships.  ...

Ryder to Provide Fuel Management Solutions for Hydrotex’s New Clean Diesel Program

August 4, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Operations, Fuels & Supply, Onsite FuelingComments Off on Ryder to Provide Fuel Management Solutions for Hydrotex’s New Clean Diesel Program

Ryder System, Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation and supply chain solutions, announced that Ryder, through its Ryder Fuel Services division, has been selected as a preferred fuel services partner for Hydrotex, a...

ATRI Debuts New Web Address

August 4, 2017 • App Homepage, Business OperationsComments Off on ATRI Debuts New Web Address

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has proudly debuted a new web address—www.TruckingResearch.org—aimed at making it easier to access the organization’s work.   “Key to our success as an organization is not only the quality of...

Trucking Association Executives Council Honors Former State Executives

August 4, 2017 • App Homepage, Business OperationsComments Off on Trucking Association Executives Council Honors Former State Executives

At their recent annual meeting, the Trucking Association Executives Council (TAEC) recognized two distinguished individuals with a pair of prestigious awards. TAEC honored Karen Rasmussen, President and CEO of HELP Inc. and former President of the...

BIO Applauds U.S. Court of Appeals Decision on the Renewable Fuel Standard

July 31, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Operations, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on BIO Applauds U.S. Court of Appeals Decision on the Renewable Fuel Standard

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) welcomed the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit opinion and order upholding Americans for Clean Energy’s challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule setting...

ATA Renews SmartDrive Systems as Featured Product Provider

July 31, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Operations, Fleet OperationsComments Off on ATA Renews SmartDrive Systems as Featured Product Provider

American Trucking Associations (ATA) and SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, announced the renewal of SmartDrive’s ATA Featured Product agreement.   “The trucking industry...

API: Court Decision on EPA RFS Waiver Underscores Need for Legislative RFS Reform

July 31, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Operations, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on API: Court Decision on EPA RFS Waiver Underscores Need for Legislative RFS Reform

The American Petroleum Institute (API) was disappointed with the U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit’s decision not to uphold the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) authority to exercise its waiver to lower the Renewable Fuel Standard...

ATA Hosts LEAD ATA Class in Washington for Capitol Hill Meetings

July 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Business OperationsComments Off on ATA Hosts LEAD ATA Class in Washington for Capitol Hill Meetings

On July 24, American Trucking Associations (ATA) welcomed the 2016 – 2017 class of LEAD ATA to the nation’s capital for a round of key congressional meetings.     “Since the start of LEAD ATA, I have gotten the chance to see the...