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ATA trucking tonnage results from February show encouraging spike

By Dan Boaz | Mar 24, 2016

Great results released by the American Trucking Association’s (ATA) show that the seasonally-adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index managed to reach an all-time high in last month (February 2016) seeing a spike of 7.2% following a 0.3% reduction in January.

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Expedited Freight applauds award winning work by WisDOT

By Dan Boaz | Feb 19, 2016

Every state in the union plays a part in the successful transportation of expedited freight via their respective highways, state routes and secondary surface roads. Each state's DOT are responsible for the upkeep, maintenance and safety of their transport networks so it is especially nice to see recognition given to a state for their roads.

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Top 10 truck freight congestion locations in 2015

By Dan Boaz | Nov 20, 2015

In the Expedited Freight market, our number one priority is the on time delivery of your urgent freight. With that in mind knowing where to expect the heaviest traffic congestion helps our expeditors provide realistic transit times for each shipment which requires expedited freight services. Therefore the release of the latest list of the most congested highway locations nationwide makes for an interesting and relevant read.

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Pat Thomas of UPS elected new ATA chairman

By Dan Boaz | Nov 18, 2015

The American Trucking Association has announced that the newly elected chairman of the organization will be Pat Thomas. Mr. Thomas is the senior vice president of state government affairs with UPS, a position he will retain as he becomes the 71st chairman of the ATA. Thomas is the son of Craig Thomas, the former U.S. Senator who represented Wyoming for twelve years until he passed away in 2007.

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ATA welcomes new transportation bill

By Dan Boaz | Nov 10, 2015

Throughout the trucking industry, this year may be most remembered for the extended wait for a new national transportation bill, a topic that has been high on everyone's agenda for more than twelve months. For expedited freight companies and all nationwide trucking companies, our highway infrastructure provides the platform for success within our industry and the economy as a whole.

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Revised highway funding bill under review soon

By Dan Boaz | Oct 27, 2015

In what will be welcome news throughout the trucking industry and for all those who depend on Expedited Freight it looks like a transportation bill is gradually moving closer to approval in Washington D.C. The House of Representative’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee provisionally approved a revised version of the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015 after numerous revisions.

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