Benefits of membership

The APTA has been in place for over 60 years and represents stakeholders by being the voice of the road transport industry in Atlantic Canada.  More than 320 commercial carriers, brokers, owner-operators and associated trades belong to our association.  Along with that, we are an effective lobby, advocacy organization, dedicated to the continued growth and strength of our industry.  Individually and collectively, our members benefit from a wide range of services we provide, from training and networking to raise the industry’s profile and developing relationships with government officials for positive change.   
 
APTA membership entitles your company to benefits, such as:
 
Information on current issues/opportunities and their impact on the industry
APTA’s newsletter provides timely industry news - a complete listing is available on our website (member section). Members receive this publication free of charge.

Collective voice in front of the Government
- Lobbying at the government
- Escalate issues on behalf of members
- A resource for new legislation 
 
Training seminars/webinars offered by the APTA on Hours of Service (HoS), Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG), Human Resources, etc. 

Educational Seminars and Events
Every year, APTA hosts a number of seminars, conferences and workshops on different industry related topics.
 
Products available:  Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Truck handbooks, Driver's Daily Log Books, Employee Folders and much more (Click here for complete product list)
 
The opportunity to sit on one of our committees and make a difference in the industry
 
APTA offers the following benefits to its members:
- Group Benefits Program with GroupHealth Global Partners
- Home & Auto Insurance with Johnson Inc.
- Drug & Alcohol testing through East Coast Mobile Medical and  
- Gym membership through GoodLife
  
Weekly fuel surcharge recommendation
 
Information Requests
The APTA staff handles many requests from members and media such as:
- general industry data
- regulation changes
- reports and publications

Members are encouraged to use this service to their benefit. 
 
Exposure Opportunities through sponsorship
There are opportunities to sponsor APTA conferences, events and publications throughout the year.  High profile events such as our Truck Show and Transportation Summit are sponsorship opportunities that are offered
to members first.