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Special Alert: Group warns of increased cargo theft activity

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Pharmaceutical Cargo Security Coalition (PCSC), an industry trade group offering supply chain security intelligence and education, warns of a rash of recent high-value cargo thefts that have occurred in the mid-eastern part of the U.S.

Three of the thefts involved electronics shipments ... Read More

Advertise in ATA’s 2018 Membership Directory & Shipper’s Guide

Thursday, November 02, 2017

We are now accepting advertising orders for the Alabama Trucking Association’s 2018 Membership Directory & Shipper’s Guide. This 128-page, perfect-bound book contains our entire membership list, broken down by member type, services offered and/or commodities hauled. It is by far our m ... Read More

Trucking leaders join President Trump in calling for tax reform

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Trucking leaders were with President Trump on Wednesday, Oct. 11 to ask Congress to quickly act on comprehensive tax reform as a way of growing the economy and creating jobs.

The event, held at an airport in Harrisburg, Pa., was organized by the American Trucking Associations, and its mess ... Read More

National ATA asks industry to support December ELD implementation

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Recently, the Dept. of Transportation published in the federal register a request for public comment on the ELD rule moving toward the planned December 18 implementation date.

To keep industry constituents informed of the latest news and developments on Capitol Hill and within the Federal ... Read More

Alabama trucking execs in Washington D.C. to promote industry

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

This week a delegation of Alabama fleet owners and executives was in Washington D.C. promoting the industry to state Members of Congress, key congressional staff, federal regulators, fellow industry leaders, and American Trucking Associations staff.

The group discussed legislation and regu ... Read More

Gov. Ivey appoints ATA board member to education commission

Friday, September 29, 2017

Governor Kay Ivey has appointed Alabama Trucking Association board member Norman Crow to the Alabama Commission on Higher Education

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ATA members show strong support for TRUK PAC

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

More than 300 people, representing 138 ATA member firms converged Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the Robert Trent Jones-Capitol Hill golf complex in Prattville, Ala. to play in the Alabama Trucking Association’s 2017 Golf Classic, the lone fundraiser for the Association’s political action committee, T ... Read More

Governor Ivey issues supplement proclamation to ongoing state of emergency

Friday, September 08, 2017

With Hurricane Irma barreling toward South Florida, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey yesterday updated her Aug. 30, 2017 Proclamation to the ongoing State of Emergency in Alabama, extending the hours-of-service waiver for motor carriers and waive weight regulations on commercial vehicles transporting emerge ... Read More

ATA responds to defeat of recent ELD implementation delay

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives rejected an effort to delay the December 18 implementation date for electronic logging devices (ELD). The American Trucking Associations launched grassroots efforts, including drafting Read More

Feds release important resources ahead of Hurricane Irma

With Hurricane Irma’s projected landfall in South Florida, we pass along important resources for fleet managers dealing with emergency evacuation and relief efforts ahead of this massive, unprecedented storm.