Why and How to Join
Since 1929, the North Carolina Trucking Association (NCTA) has served as the voice of the trucking industry. The NCTA is the largest statewide trucking organization dedicated to promoting advocacy, safety, compliance and leadership. NCTA provides resources that advance long term, sustainable profitability for the trucking industry.
Voice of the Industry
NCTA is the voice of the trucking industry, actively lobbying the North Carolina General Assembly and representing the industry as a voice to federal and state agencies.
Call on Washington
Each year members travel to Washington, DC to meet with elected officials and talk about the issues that are important to the industry.
Trucking Day at the State Capitol
NCTA members meet with members of the North Carolina
General Assembly on Trucking Day.
Your Regulatory Advocate
In addition to the events above, NCTA also provides:
• Strong representation in legislation for state and federal regulatory issues
• Quarterly calls with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol
• FMCSA Update Meetings held across the state four times a year
We have a number of outreach opportunities including Wreaths Across America, Truckers Against Trafficking, Truck Driver Appreciation Week, the North Carolina Road Team Captains and more.
Receive e-newsletters and special alerts with information to assist with
Weekly newsletters to members only with key information to assist with day-to-day operations, training events to help grow and retain a solid workforce, legislation impacting the industry and good news happening across the state.
Regular traffic alerts, road closures, accident and weather-related information, providing up to the minute notifications for those traveling the roads.
We share the official magazine of the North Carolina Trucking Association with
a circulation of over 8,000 magazines.
New Member Introductions
Receive alerts as soon as a new member joins so that you can network.
NCTA offers training, seminars, and certifications on topics of importance for industry professionals. Members have access to the following educational resources:
• NATMI classes to obtain and retain certifications.
• NCTA Safety & Human Resources Council statewide meetings are designed to provide professional networking, disbursement of safety information and forums with officials from FMCSA, NC State Highway Patrol and the NCDOT.
• NCTA Technology & Maintenance Council offers hands on technical training at meetings across the state.
218,540 Trucking Industry Jobs in
*ATRI (American Transportation Research Institute) January 2018
Who Should Join?
For-Hire Motor Carriers
A motor carrier hired for compensation, either directly or indirectly, for the transportation service provided.
Private Motor Carriers
Companies which produce, manufacture and/or supply products that are non-commercial transporation industry specific and which haul their products via their own fleet of trucks, whether the truck are leased or owned by the company.
Companies (non-carriers) produce, manufacture and/or supply products or services that are commercial transportation specific
Companies involved in or responsible for the coordination or procurement of transportation services as the owner or shipper of cargo.
TRANSPORTING THE ESSENTIALS
85.6% of North Carolina communities depend exclusively on trucks to move their goods.*