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Category: General Update

NAFA Launches DOT Compliance Forum

NAFA Launches DOT Compliance Forum

| August 16, 2019

Event is Crash Course in Aligning Fleets with DOT Compliance, Safety, Accountability Measurement System NAFA Fleet Management Association (NAFA), the vehicle fleet industry’s largest membership association, is launching the NAFA DOT Compliance Forum, a fleet and mobility industry seminar helping professionals comply with U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) guidelines. This half-day, intensive workshop on October […]

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SimpleTire Jumps to #383 on Inc. Magazine’s 5000 Fastest Growing Companies

SimpleTire Jumps to #383 on Inc. Magazine’s 5000 Fastest Growing Companies

| August 16, 2019

SimpleTire sells tires in all categories, including Heavy and Light truck, Commercial, Agriculture, and OTR SimpleTire has once again been named one of the fastest growing companies—and the fastest growing automotive company—in America by Inc. Magazine. SimpleTire achieved a three-year revenue growth rate of 1200.9%, ranking it #383 on Inc.’s 2019 list of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in […]

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Truckload Linehaul Rates Flat YoY for First Time in 27 Months

Truckload Linehaul Rates Flat YoY for First Time in 27 Months

| August 16, 2019

Spot prices are low and dragging contract prices down After a 27-month run of year-over-year increases, truckload linehaul rates were flat (-0.0%) in July compared to the same time last year. Additionally, they were down -4.3% from the all-time high established this past December. Lower volumes and added capacity are driving spot prices down, which […]

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Action Begins at 82nd National Truck Driving Championships

Action Begins at 82nd National Truck Driving Championships

| August 16, 2019

Trucking’s “Super Bowl of Safety” Underway in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania The American Trucking Associations and ATA’s Safety Management Council kicked off the driving portion of competition at the 82nd annual National Truck Driving Championships and Step Van Driving Championships, held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Some of the trucking industry’s best drivers – 427 […]

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ATA Secures Significant Victory in Ongoing Tariffs Dispute

ATA Secures Significant Victory in Ongoing Tariffs Dispute

| August 16, 2019

Federation’s Successful Effort on Intermodal Containers to Save Millions The American Trucking Associations said the trucking industry is pleased that tariffs on Chinese-made, 53-foot domestic intermodal containers would not go into effect as previously announced. “Trucking and trade are synonymous and we are happy with this most recent announcement by the United States Trade Representative […]

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Kenco Recognized as a Top Woman-Owned Business

Kenco Recognized as a Top Woman-Owned Business

| August 16, 2019

List Recognizes Businesses for Growth, Innovation and Entrepreneurial Spirit Kenco Logistics, North America’s leading third-party logistics provider, announced the company’s inclusion in the Women in Trucking Association (WIT) “Top Women-Owned Businesses in Transportation” list. To qualify, businesses must demonstrate financial stability and growth, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. Companies were chosen based on business success and accomplishments, including […]

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