Member benefits

A 100-year-old full-service trade association operating in Columbus, Ohio, the OTA serves over 800 total members in the trucking, logistics, warehousing and moving industries. Our promise to our members is simple: the Ohio Trucking Association will work to improve operational efficiency, profitability and relevancy for all of Ohio’s transportation industry. Advocacy, professional development, networking, and cost savings initiatives are the key to carrying out this promise to our members.  

No matter what the cause, our industry is stronger when operating as one! We encourage you to explore more about these member benefits in the sections below. 


Educational resources

Stay informed:

The laws and regulations around trucking change frequently, and the OTA helps its members stay up to date on the latest information.

With your membership you'll receive:

  • Continuing education through seminars, workshops and conferences

  • Weekly industry updates that keep you in the know

  • Access to the OTA's safety and maintenance councils

  • Additional management team who is ready to help with questions or problems

  • Our exclusive annual Buyers Guide filled with contacts and references you'll actually use

  • An invitation to the annual OTA Conference


Business support

Save time and money:

No matter how big your fleet, a membership with the OTA gives you strength in numbers.

Just a couple of the things you’ll get include:

  • Access to trusted services and products at a discounted rate, thanks to careful negotiations with our partner providers

  • Workers compensation premium savings groups for eligible members which could save your business thousands


State and federal representation

Have a voice

A big part of the OTA's mission is to represent you and your business' interest at the Capitol. 

Some of the things we provide include:

  • Six experienced lobbyists who work hard at state and federal levels to ensure a bright future for your business

  • Legislative and regulatory guidance at the Statehouse to promote strong economic growth for trucking in Ohio