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Each month NPTC President and CEO Gary Petty writes a column in Fleet Owner magazine that focuses on the individuals, companies, best practices, and resources that make private trucking the force that it is in the American economy. Reaching more than 100,000 subscribers, three-quarters of whom are private fleet professionals, this column provides an excellent forum to communicate the value of the private fleet.

Gary Petty | | Private Fleet Editor for FleetOwner Magazine

Gary Petty has more than 30 years of experience as CEO of national trade associations in the trucking industry. He has been the president and CEO of the National Private Truck Council since 2001.

Employer of Choice

June 2021

America Service Line’s prestige is a premium factor in driver recruiting.

Best in Class

May 2021

Dallas-based Daryl Flood’s top safety award journey.

Continuous Improvement

April 2021

Private fleet professional Jeffrey Eisaman, CTP focuses on expansion and growth.

Welcome Back to Networking

March 2021

Welcome back to the largest gathering of private fleet professionals in the industry.

Benchmarking Survey Report 2021

February 2021

Companies surveyed are a representative mix of diverse business markets throughout the U.S. economy.

Building Great Teams

January 2021

Marzetti’s private fleet is on a course of continuous upgrade and improvement.

Welcome to Your Network

December 2020

Private Fleet Management Institute opens a gateway into the Council’s unique culture.

Former Army Exec Sets High Bar

November 2020

In 2019, Larry Ogg, CTP was elected to the Board of Directors in recognition of his contributions.

Welcome to the Club

October 2020

The CTP program, which was founded in 1993, now has more than 700 active certified members.

A Very Close-Knit Group

September 2020

Troy Kays, CTP with Papa John’s recognizes the professional development and connections that NPTC offers.

Heroes on Board

August 2020

Merchants Distributions (MDI) recognizes their drivers as heroes serving their communities during the COVID pandemic.

Hillyard: The Cleaning Resource

July 2020

Hillyard Inc. makes sure the health and safety of its drivers is always a top priority.

Service Driven by Excellence

June 2020

Continuous improvement helps Weinstein Wholesale Meats stay competitive.

Managing Driver Behavior

May 2020

TBHC Delivers, a division of Lumina Foods, shares how reinforcing good driver conduct can help mitigate risky driving behaviors.

The Secret Sauce of Success

April 2020

Products and fleet power Hungry Howie’s ascent in tough food segment.

Investing in Safety

March 2020

Atlas Trucking opens premier repair and maintenance center.

Event will Focus on New Trends

February 2020

NPTC 2020 Annual Conference spotlights the best of private fleets.

When Opportunity Knocks

January 2020

An unexpected but rewarding career journey from science to transportation for David Barth, CTP with Wegmans Food Markets.

PFMI 2020 Opens New Era

December 2019

Growing support for private fleets in U.S. corporations.

An Elite Private Fleet

November 2019

American Foods Group ships 6.5 million lbs. of beef a day.

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