MATS 2016 Much More Than Just Another Convention

I have had the pleasure of working in the transportation industry for around a year now. I’ve had countless conversations with and about truckers, trucking companies and the industry as a whole. Surprisingly, none of this really prepared me for my first experience at the Mid-America Trucking Show or MATS as it more commonly referred. […]

MATS is this week!

  The largest heavy duty trucking event in the world is this week! The Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) takes place in in Louisvillestarting Thursday. If you haven't already made plans to attend, you should! MATS is more than a tradeshow.  It's the annual forum for the heavy-duty trucking industry, providing face-to-face interaction between industry representatives and trucking professionals. MATS is where the industry comes together, where attendees network with Fortune 500 companies, and where media outlets from

2015 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS)

  Did you know that the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville is the largest heavy-duty trucking event in the world?  If you haven't already made plans to attend, you should! MATS is more than a tradeshow.  It's the annual forum for the heavy-duty trucking industry, providing face-to-face interaction between industry representatives and trucking professionals. MATS is where the industry comes together, where attendees network with Fortune 500 companies, and where media outlets from around the

Highlights from Annual Technology Maintenance Conference

Highlights from Annual Technology Maintenance Conference The annual American Trucking Association's Technology Maintenance Council (TMC) gathered this week, and the good folks at Commercial Carrier Journal (CCJ) shared their highlights with us. Some good news on the tech front as we tackle 2015! Among the major announcements made at the TMC to help improve driver safety and vehicle performance: ATA is working for you in 2015! In 2013, 69.1 percent of American freight was moved by

Get your FREE tickets to the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS)

  Did you know that the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville is the largest heavy-duty trucking event in the world?  If you haven't already made plans to attend, you should! MATS is more than a tradeshow.  It's the annual forum for the heavy-duty trucking industry, providing face-to-face interaction between industry representatives and trucking professionals. MATS is where the industry comes together, where attendees network with Fortune 500 companies, and where media outlets from around the

Be Prepared For Potholes With These Safe Driving Tips

Little darling, it's been a long cold lonely winter Little darling, it feels like years since it's been here Here comes the sun, here comes the sun And I say it's all right   When George Harrison of the Beatles penned the lyrics to "Here Comes the Sun" in 1969, there was no way he could have predicted how long and tough the winter of 2014 could have been, nor the impact of the weather

Where Will the Entire Trucking Industry Be March 21-23?

If you guessed that the Trucking Industry will be at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville for the 42nd annual Mid-America Trucking Show, you're right! In just 13 days, join 88,000 attendees at MATS and find out why this trucking industry tradeshow is the largest in the world. In addition to all of the networking and that takes place at MATS, the Mid-America Trucking Show also provides its Attendees with informative, constructive, and trucking-oriented seminars.

Ohio Trucking 2012 Annual Convention in Cincinnati Sept. 16-18

DRIVE ON! The Challenging Road to Recovery is the theme for this year's Ohio Trucking Association (OTA) Annual Convention. If you’re within 100 miles of Cincinnati September 16-18, this is a MUST ATTEND event.  You’ll hear from the FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro, receive updates on CSA, and get a “State of the Industry” from Dan England, Chairman of C.R. England, and this year’s ATA Chairman. You don’t even have to be a member of the

September 16-22 is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week!

It's time to celebrate professional truck drivers!  National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, held September 16-22, is a chance to extend a special “thank you” for all their hard work. Recent statistics show that there are over 3.1 million professional truck drivers nationwide – delivering the goods U.S. consumers need every day of the year.  Logging over 398 billion miles per year, trucks deliver nearly 67 percent of total U.S. freight tonnage.  Professional truck drivers are