to press reports, the Truckload Carriers Association has removed
Robert Hirsch as the organization's president.
and TCA, "mutually agreed today to separate due to a difference
of opinion on managerial approach," TCA Chairman Clifton Parker
said in an Oct. 20 statement. Parker is president of G&P Trucking
Co. in Gaston, SC.
which has more than 450 motor-carrier members, reaffiliated with
ATA in 2002. The carriers' group pays ATA an annual $100,000 fee
to represent it on Capitol Hill, and has its headquarters at the
ATA office in Alexandria, VA. There is a large overlap in the membership
of the two groups.