Fleet Management http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en ATA: TL tonnage dipped in June http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ata-tl-tonnage-dipped-june <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>TL tonnage dipped in June, according to data tracked by the <a href="http://www.truckline.com/"><u>American Trucking Associations</u></a> (ATA). The trade group said its for-hire truck tonnage index slid 0.8% last month, which followed a 0.9% gain in May.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ata-tl-tonnage-dipped-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ata-tl-tonnage-dipped-june#comments Fleet Management News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:21:00 +0000 131501 at http://fleetowner.com ATA sees solid growth for “entire freight economy” out to 2025 http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ata-sees-solid-growth-entire-freight-economy-out-2025 <div class="field-deck"> Trucking lobby releases its latest long-term U.S. freight outlook </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.trucking.org/PublishingImages/INFOGRAPHICS/FreightTonnage.jpg">Overall U.S. freight tonnage will rise nearly 25%</a> and revenues from that freight will surge above 70% over the next decade, per the latest long-term freight forecast released by the <a href="http://www.truckline.com/">American Trucking Assns.</a> (ATA).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ata-sees-solid-growth-entire-freight-economy-out-2025" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ata-sees-solid-growth-entire-freight-economy-out-2025#comments Fleet Management News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:55:00 +0000 131491 at http://fleetowner.com <p><em>ATA forecasts that&nbsp; trucking&rsquo;s market share of tonnage should expand to 70.9% in 2019 and to 71.4% by 2025 and that trucking&rsquo;s share of total revenue from tonnage is estimated to reach 81.5% in 2025, vs 81.2% in 2013</em></p> Source: ATA SubTropolis: Trucking Under the Earth http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/subtropolis-trucking-under-earth <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Hacked out of a 270-million-year-old limestone rock deposit just outside Kansas City, MO, SubTropolis is a unique underground industrila space spanning 1,150 acres and 5 million square feet of warehousing, distribution, industrial operation, and data records storage space.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/subtropolis-trucking-under-earth#comments Fleet Management News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:35:00 +0000 131471 at http://fleetowner.com Transport America makes appointments http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/transport-america-makes-appointments <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.transportamerica.com">Transport America</a> has made two new appointments in its truckload and logistics operations. Kelly Polk is now vice president of team division and Michael Spencer is now vice president of SE regional division.</p> <p>Polk spent 27 years with Schneider National in various capacities, including operations, process improvement, associate relations and most recently as director of operations-port logistics.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/transport-america-makes-appointments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/transport-america-makes-appointments#comments Fleet Management News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:56:00 +0000 131421 at http://fleetowner.com ATA announces staff promotions http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ata-announces-staff-promotions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The <a href="http://www.truckline.com">American Trucking Assns.</a> (ATA) has announced several promotions of staff members.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ata-announces-staff-promotions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ata-announces-staff-promotions#comments Fleet Management News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:53:00 +0000 131401 at http://fleetowner.com How e-commerce may drive rate increases http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/how-e-commerce-may-drive-rate-increases <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The rapid rise of e-commerce activity and the shipping demands it drives may generate an array of permanent changes to global transportation and logistics practices &ndash; the biggest being higher freight rates for moving goods around the globe.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/how-e-commerce-may-drive-rate-increases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/how-e-commerce-may-drive-rate-increases#comments Fleet Management News Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:19:00 +0000 131361 at http://fleetowner.com Photo courtesy of FedEx Navistar names controller http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/navistar-names-controller <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.navistar.com">Navistar International Corp</a>. has named Samara Strycker senior vice president and corporate controller. Strycker, who will replace Richard Tarapchak, who is leaving the company after 22 years to pursue other opportunities, will begin work on Aug. 4.</p> <p>Strycker comes to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/international-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Navistar</a></span> from GE Healthcare, where she most recently served as Americas regional controller. Samara joined GE Healthcare in 2008 as global assistant controller following a 15-year career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/navistar-names-controller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/navistar-names-controller#comments Fleet Management News Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:16:00 +0000 131331 at http://fleetowner.com Omnitracs relocates headquarters to Dallas http://fleetowner.com/technology/omnitracs-relocates-headquarters-dallas <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Fleet management solutions provider <a href="http://www.omnitracs.com">Omnitracs</a> announced plans to relocates its corporate headquarters from San Diego to Dallas. The transition is scheduled to take place in early 2015 and will be supported by a grant from the Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF), the company said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/omnitracs-relocates-headquarters-dallas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/omnitracs-relocates-headquarters-dallas#comments Fleet Management News Technology Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:15:00 +0000 131321 at http://fleetowner.com Rand McNally publishes 2015 Atlas http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/rand-mcnally-publishes-2015-atlas <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.randmcnally.com/pr">Rand McNally</a> has published the 2015 edition of the <a href="http://store.randmcnally.com/road-atlas.html?cat=15">Motor Carriers&rsquo; Road Atlas</a>. The printed trucking atlas is in its 34th edition.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/rand-mcnally-publishes-2015-atlas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/rand-mcnally-publishes-2015-atlas#comments Fleet Management News Technology Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:13:00 +0000 131301 at http://fleetowner.com Obama pitches private-sector investment as partial highway fix http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/obama-pitches-private-sector-investment-partial-highway-fix <div class="field-deck"> And buckle up-- as Senate politicking over patching up the highway fund is under way </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>With the clock ticking rapidly down to when the Dept. of Transportation (DOT) will have to <a href="http://www.politico.com/morningtransportation/">&nbsp;start cutting highway payments to states</a>, President Barack Obama this week launched by executive order an effort to pull more private-sector monies into the funding of transportation infrastructure projects.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/obama-pitches-private-sector-investment-partial-highway-fix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/obama-pitches-private-sector-investment-partial-highway-fix#comments Fleet Management News Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:03:00 +0000 131281 at http://fleetowner.com