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The 2018 Work Truck Show included 13,570 attendees from 21 countries and all 50 states plus Puerto Rico. (Photo courtesy of NTEA)


2018 Work Truck Show Breaks Records

A record crowd of 13,570 industry professionals turned out for the 2018 Work Truck Show, drawn by an unprecedented six vehicle launches from North America’s leading commercial truck manufacturers, product launches, and educational sessions.



Fleet Advantage Leases 10,000th Truck

In 2017 alone, Fleet Advantage placed purchase orders on more than 1,800 new Class 8 Sleepers and Daycabs from various OEMs, valued at more than $225 million.

Locator Service consolidates in-stock inventory on one platform to help a manufacturer or distributor’s sales reps locate upfits on their stocking dealer’s lot. (Image courtesy of Work Truck Solutions)


Work Truck Solutions Helps Keep Track of Inventory

Work Truck Solutions, Inc. announced a new suite of solutions designed specifically for body manufacturers and distributors, which will give these businesses a detailed breakdown of their inventory across their dealers' lots, alert them when their vehicles are sold, and provide a simple way to search for specific trucks on their dealer's lots.

American businesses may apply for an exclusion through the Commerce Department from the recently enacted tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. Photo: Creative Commons


Feds Offer Exclusion from Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

The Department of Commerce has outlined a process that would allow individual American businesses to apply for an exclusion from the tariffs on imported steel and aluminum recently enacted by the Trump administration.


Truck Dealer Network Forms in New England

TriState Truck Center Freightliner/Western Star and McDevitt Trucks with its affiliate, Patriot Freightliner, Western Star, have joined forces to form Advantage Truck Group LLC (ATG).


Finalists Named for Distinguished Woman in Logistics

The Women In Trucking Association announced the finalists for the fourth annual Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award, established to promote the achievements of women employed in the North American transportation industry.

Photo of Innovation Award presented to Workhorse courtesy of The Work Truck Show.


Work Truck Show Names 2018 Innovation Awards

The Most Innovative Vehicle award went to Workhorse for its W-15 electric pickup truck, the Most Innovative Safety Product award was presented to J.W. Speaker Corporation for the Model 8910 Evolution 2 LED headlight, and the Most Innovative Truck Equipment honor went to CARR for its Factory Step.



Women at Toyota Step Ahead in Manufacturing Excellence

Four Toyota team members were selected to receive the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Production) Ahead Award through The Manufacturing Institute.

ATA president and CEO Chris Spear spoke before Congress about the importance of a strong plan for infrastructure funding. Photo: U.S. DOT


ATA Urges Action from Congress on Infrastructure Plan

ATA president and CEO Chris Spear appeared before Congress, urging the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to act quickly and intelligently on the infrastructure funding plan.

Fear of the unknown discourages investment in new trucking technologies, such as electric trucks, said UPS' Carlton Rose. Photo: Deborah Lockridge


UPS Head: Don’t Let Fear of Unknown Hold Back Future Excellence

Sitting still and worrying about all the new technology coming at us is not an option, said Carlton Rose, UPS president, global fleet maintenance and engineering, at the kickoff breakfast for the ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting in Atlanta.


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