North Carolina Trucking Association

Advocating, promoting and educating a safe and sustainable trucking industry.

Since 1929, the North Carolina Trucking Association (NCTA) has represented the interests of the trucking industry.

 

NCTA works to protect the interests of North Carolina's trucking industry by working with state and federal regulatory and enforcement agencies. We are also dedicated to providing excellence in:  Education, Training, and Information.  And promoting a safe, dependable and cost-effective motor transportation infrastructure to the betterment of the trucking industry in North Carolina.

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Diamond Sponsors $5,000 

Gold Sponsor $2,500


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Trucking Operations Management Degree

NC Community Colleges Fall 2016

On December 4, 2015 the NC State Board of Community Colleges approved the Trucking Operations Management (TOM) Subject Area today. The Trucking Operations Management Subject Area will be available under the Supply Chain Management curriculum program, currently Global Logistics and Distribution Management Technology, effective Fall 2016.

As of April 2014, there were over 16,010 trucking companies located in North Carolina, most of them small, locally owned businesses.  In 2013, the trucking industry in North Carolina provided 193,550 jobs, or 1 out of 17 in the state. Total trucking industry wages paid in North Carolina in 2013 exceeded $8.6 billion, with an average annual trucking industry salary of $44,411.  Over 86 percent of North Carolina communities depend exclusively on trucks to move their goods.

The Trucking Operations Management (TOM) degree introduces students to all facets of a trucking company’s operations.  The purpose is to create a 1-year certificate and a 2-year associates degree programs with a focus on basic trucking management principles introducing students to all aspects of the trucking industry, preparing the graduate for a seamless transition into the workforce.

Specific areas of study would include the following:  modes of trucking, industry terminology, dispatch functions, customer service, equipment maintenance, industry technology, human resources, driver requirements, safety functions, regulatory requirements, freight brokerage and routing. Personnel employed in the trucking industry typically rely heavily on high-tech information systems that can encompass the entire business model, as well as communications with drivers. 

The goal is to create job candidates that can provide a quicker impact to your business, add value to your business and quickly build management “bench strength”, create a young talent pool for the North Carolina trucking industry and create an education program that will be attractive for perspective students.

Individuals will be prepared for career opportunities in:

  • Dispatch
  • Safety
  • Maintenance
  • Sales
  • Driver management
  • Load planning
  • Customer service
  • Analytics
  • Fleet management
  • Outside vendors that work with trucking companies (truck/trailer sales or rental, parts, tires, lubricants, insurance)

On December 4, 2015 the NC State Board of Community Colleges approved the Trucking Operations Management (TOM) Subject Area today. The Trucking Operations Management Subject Area will be available under the Supply Chain Management curriculum program, currently Global Logistics and Distribution Management Technology, effective Fall 2016.

The newly approved program standard is available at: http://www.nccommunitycolleges.edu/sites/default/files/academic-programs/curriculum-standards/attachments/a25620_supply_chain_mgmt_fa2016.pdf

The following thirteen community colleges are currently approved to offer the Trucking Operations Management track and courses:

  • Caldwell Community and Technical Institute
  • Central Piedmont Community College
  • Davidson County Community College
  • Edgecombe Community College
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College
  • Forsyth Technical Community College
  • Gaston College
  • Guilford Technical Community College
  • Lenoir Community College
  • Nash Community College
  • Randolph Community College
  • Vance-Granville Community College
  • Wake Technical Community College


2016 NCTA & Councils Annual Events

13 May 2016 7:30 AM (EDT) • Johnston Community College Truck Driving School, 245 College Rd, Smithfield, NC
13 May 2016 7:30 AM (EDT) • Johnston Community College Truck Driving School, 245 College Rd., Smithfield, NC
24 Jul 2016 (EDT) • Sonesta Resort, 130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head Island, SC
24 Jul 2016 3:00 PM (EDT) • The Sonesta Resort, Hilton Head Island, SC
09 Oct 2016 (EDT) • Renaissance Ashville, 31 Woodfin Street, Ashville, NC

NCTA & Councils Training and Seminars

09 May 2016 12:00 PM (EDT) • Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. 500 Old Dominion Way Thomasville, NC 27360
10 May 2016 (EDT) • Joseph S Koury Convention Center Greensboro, NC
17 May 2016 1:30 PM (EDT) • NCTA, 4000 Westchase Blvd. Ste. 210, Raleigh, NC 27607
18 May 2016 5:00 PM (EDT) • Snider Fleet Solutions 300 E Meadowview Rd. Greensboro, NC 27409
19 May 2016 5:00 PM (EDT) • H & H Freightliner 5226 Corporation Drive, Hope Mills, NC 28348
24 May 2016 9:00 AM (EDT) • Charlotte-I85 Northbound Sales
02 Jun 2016 6:00 PM (EDT) • Bill Ellis Barbecue, 3007 Downing Street, Wilson NC
13 Jun 2016 8:00 AM (EDT) • NCTA Office, 4000 Westchase Blvd. Ste. 210, Raleigh, NC
24 Jun 2016 8:30 AM (EDT) • 245 College Rd, Smithfield, NC
15 Jul 2016 (EDT) • Fort Bragg, NC 28310
24 Jul 2016 (EDT) • Sonesta Resort, 130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head Island, SC
24 Jul 2016 3:00 PM (EDT) • The Sonesta Resort, Hilton Head Island, SC
04 Aug 2016 6:00 PM (EDT) • TBD Bill Ellis Barbeque 3007 Downing St, Wilson, NC

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North Carolina Trucking Association
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