Celebrating our 86th Year as the “Voice of Trucking” in Illinois, the Illinois Trucking Association consists of dedicated Motor Carriers and Allied Members who support the people in our valued industry. ITA is the Illinois affiliate of the American Trucking Associations. As a result we bring with us experience of all other State Trucking Associations into one united team. Illinois Trucking Association provides you a lobbying voice in Springfield PLUS a whole array of services to help manage the impact of change within our industry. We team with other industry leaders to provide educational opportunities and member discounts.
ITA Staff, Members and our lobbyist have played a critical role in supporting the trucking Industry in Illinois and nationally. We have worked diligently to defend the rights of our members in the Illinois General Assembly, various state, county and federal agencies.
The following are a few examples:
- Secured legislation to reinstate the Rolling Stock Tax Exemption
- Worked with the Department of Revenue to reduce the Commercial Distribution Fee by 60%
- Represented the industry by securing $100,000,000 savings over four years with the Illinois Toll Highway Authority through I-Pass savings
- ITA is the Illinois sponsor of the Illinois Professional Truck Driving Championships host to over 150 participants and growing every year
- ITA provides educational opportunities through our joint ITA/Allied member seminars. ALWAYS FREE TO CURRENT ITA MEMBERS
- Seminars in Drug and Alcohol Reasonable Suspicion, DOT Compliance, Labor Law, Hazardous Material and many more
- DOT Compliance forms available free to charge
- Drug & Alcohol Testing Services
ITA is working hard for YOU! If you hire drivers, operate trucks, or provide a service to the trucking industry, then Illinois Trucking Association is the right choice for you!
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Illinois Trucking Association 2016 - 2018
REPRESENTATIVES AT LARGE
Kevin Lhotak - Reliable Transportation Specialists
Ray Drake - UPS
Rocky Caylor - Cadence Premier Logistics
David Moss - Bedford Motor Service
Tony Schmidt - Mr. Bult's, Inc.
Ken Miller - J.B. Hunt
Executive Board/Executive Committee
CHAIRMAIN OF THE BOARD
Nick Urso - Bear Cartage & Intermodal
Brian Wasowicz - Triple G Enterprises
1ST VICE PRESIDENT
Melanie Burnham - Hercules Forwarding
2ND VICE PRESIDENT
Bob Stock - Stock Transport
3RD VICE PRESIDENT
Randy Vaughn - Superior Bulk Logistics
SECRETARY / TREASURER
Mike Burton - C&K Trucking
Jerry Cooper - Scopelitis
Matt Hart - ITA
GENERAL BOARD MEMBERS
John McGovern - Osco Oil
Aaron Tennant - Simplex Leasing
Mike Cappallett - TransChicago Truck Group
Adan Abarca - A&M Intermodal
Bill Prester - HNi Risk Services
Joe Newman - Newman Carriers
Alan Detmers - Double D Express
Bob Christ - Cayenne Express
Laura Nussbaum - CIT Group, Inc.
John Bidochka - Rush Truck Centers
Mark Dannhauser - The Custom Companies, Inc.
Cindy Steinhorst - JJ Keller