Membership Types

Become an American Trucking Associations member and access tools and resources needed to make informed decisions. Expand your network through a federation of other trucking groups, industry-related conferences, and its 50 affiliated state trucking associations.

ATA works daily to track regulatory, legislative and legal issues impacting the trucking industry. By joining, your company will be a part of ATA’s 37,000 members of different sizes across the United States engaging and helping to shape policy. Your membership is a powerful way to increase our industry’s voice across the sectors we represent.

As an ATA member your company will have access to a vast range of benefits and resources specifically tailored to help you grow your business and prepare for future shifts in the marketplace.

Membership Categories

For-Hire Motor Carriers

A company transporting goods for compensation. As an ATA Member, your company, from executive management to operations, safety, security and human resources managers, will have access to the tools and resources needed to make informed decisions for your business. Membership includes the ATA conferences.

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Private Carriers

A company hauling goods whose primary business activity is not transportation service.

You haul your own freight, and it's imperative that your fleet runs as cost-effectively as possible. An ATA membership provides you with the tools and resources needed to make informed decisions for your fleet.  Membership includes the Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference.

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Allied Companies

A non-carrier company that market goods or services to the trucking industry. 

As a supplier to the industry, you provide valuable products and services to the trucking industry and ATA works to connect you to a critical marketplace. ATA members are dedicated to operating the safest, most responsible and profitable companies in the business. 

Membership Includes: Networking Events, Exhibition opportunities to meet potential customers, Membership in the ATA Conferences.  Benefits from the use of the ATA logo, and a listing in ATA Allied Directory, enabled further reach on your products and services.

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Shippers

A company without a fleet, that is not an industry specific supplier and does not have a motor carrier division(s) within its corporate structure. 

As a Shipper who hires motor carriers to haul your products, it's imperative that you stay informed of industry developments. An ATA membership provides you with the tools and resources needed to make informed decisions for your business. 

Included membership in the Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference. Shippers membership receive updates on cross border issues for those doing business in Canada and Mexico. 

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Moving and Storage Conference Membership

A non-carrier company that market goods or services to the trucking industry. 

Licensed, independent interstate mover, van line agent, or local/intrastate mover based in the United States. Included in membership is industry intelligence, networking, a seat at the table in formulating policies affecting companies operating heavy trucks on our nation’s roadways and highways.

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Membership Has Its Benefits

Membership with ATA is company-wide and provides you and your employees with benefits tailored to our industry.

Added Resources

ATA Conferences

As a member of ATA join our Conferences, to deepen your engagement in areas important to your company. Join at no additional charge a conference, or constituency group for leadership, policy creation and networking within ATA. You will find your home within ATA while:

  • Advocating for issues important to you
  • Share ideas and best practices
  • Serve as a resource for the greater good of our industry

Conferences include Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference, Automobile Carriers Conference, Government Freight Conference, Intermodal Motor Carriers Conference

ATA Councils

At a minimum cost, individuals can join a council and have access to industry-wide knowledge, recommended practices and the latest in technical innovation to help improve their companies’ efficiency and bottom-line performance. For Trucking Professionals looking to access professional development opportunities, develop industry best practices and be players in delivering technical advice to ATA policy committees. The ATA offers membership to four councils: National Accounting & Finance Council, Safety Management Council, Technology & Maintenance Council, Transportation Security Council. Interested in joining?  Contact Greg Brawner.

Questions?  Contact the ATA membership team at ATAmembership@trucking.org.