Trucking groups find solidarity on higher truck weight

| October 19, 2011

The boards of the American Trucking Associations and Truckload Carriers Association voted support for 88,000-pound, five-axle trucks.

ATA renews support for cross-border trucking

| October 19, 2011

The pilot program officially began Oct. 14 after officials granted provisional operating authority to the first Mexican carrier.

ATA economist sees mixed trucking outlook

| October 18, 2011

Industry faces softening demand and rising costs but capacity should continue to remain tight.

Retail’s rebound bodes well for holidays

| October 14, 2011

The economy’s still sputtering, but it looks like there will be lots of freight through the holidays. At least consumer goods and other cargo related to retail sales are doing well, based on recent reports.

ATA tonnage index dips in August

| September 28, 2011

Compared with August 2010, tonnage was up 5.2 percent.

Appeals court overturns LA port’s employee rule

Jill Dunn | September 27, 2011

Court reversed the ruling that allowed the port’s requirement that only employee drivers regularly could work the port.

ATA letter supports no hours rule changes

| September 07, 2011

Group urges relief of regulatory burden for trucking.

ATA tonnage index falls in July

| September 03, 2011

Although lower than the previous month, the July index was 3.9 percent higher than a year earlier.

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