10 Critical Trucking Needs

April 15, 2018

Kicking off the most recent American Trucking Association (ATA) conference, Bill Graves, the President and CEO of the ATA, gave an introduction on point to discussions of the week by walking through the top ten critical issues in the trucking industry, as laid out annually by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI).

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