Freight to Remain Slow in 2013, Take off in 2014 and 2015

Bob Costello, chief economist at American Trucking Associations, told attendees at The NATSO Show that freight will see some ups and downs in 2013 but said a more robust economy is waiting to be unleashed, which he expects to occur in 2014 and 2015. “I see a much stronger recovery waiting to happen. When the Read more about Freight to Remain Slow in 2013, Take off in 2014 and 2015[…]

North American Crude Prices to Drop in 2013, Volatility Remains

Cheaper crude throughout North American in 2013 coupled with the cheapest natural gas globally will result in lower prices that benefit U.S. consumers and retailers, but volatility within the fuel market will remain, said Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst for the Oil Price Information Service. “I think in general it is going to be a Read more about North American Crude Prices to Drop in 2013, Volatility Remains[…]

Red Eye Radio TNS 2013 Broadcast Available Online

During The NATSO Show 2013 in Savannah, Ga., Red Eye Radio (formerly called Midnight Trucking Radio) interviewed dozens of truckstop and travel plaza operators along with industry suppliers and experts about the industry’s top issues and trends. Red Eye Radio host Eric Harley discussed several industry issues CEO Lisa Mullings, NATSO Chairman Tom Heinz, including Read more about Red Eye Radio TNS 2013 Broadcast Available Online[…]

Trends and Priorities: Length of Haul

To help operators stay current, The NATSO Show Advisory council tapped a number of trucking industry experts and truckstop operators to speak during The NATSO Show 2013 in Savannah, Ga. The experts said everything from driver health concerns and hours-of-service regulations to increased fuel efficiency and changes in the length of haul are changing the Read more about Trends and Priorities: Length of Haul[…]

See the Sights and Learn from the Best in Nashville

Save the date now for The NATSO Show 2014 in Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 25-29, 2014 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center and start planning for extensive learning opportunities along with the opportunity to spend time in the town Conde Nast Traveler listed as one of the top cities to visit in 2013. Nashville Read more about See the Sights and Learn from the Best in Nashville[…]

NATSO Members Serve as the Industry’s Defensive Linemen

NATSO and its members are like defensive linemen, said Lisa Mullings, NATSO’s President and CEO, as she addressed attendees at The NATSO Show 2013. “It is our job to prevent bad ideas and bad policies from becoming bad law. If your defense isn’t top notch, then your team can’t win. What we’re trying to do Read more about NATSO Members Serve as the Industry’s Defensive Linemen[…]