The Air and Expedited Motor Carriers Associations (AEMCA)

AEMCA is a national trade organization that has represented the interests of the Air and Expedited Freight Trucking Community for over 50 years. AEMCA members offer a variety of important ground transportation services and solutions that support and enhance the products made available to the Freight Forwarding community. These include airport-to-airport (RFS), local air and expedited pick-up and delivery, same-day dedicated, home delivery, and time definite delivery services.


The mission and core values created in 1988 still apply today - to offer members the opportunity to educate, advocate and promote business development through networking with members and industry groups. Over the years, the AEMCA has...


Why should you become an AEMCA member? As a national trade association, the AEMCA has been representing the interests of the expedited and air freight trucking companies since 1962.  In a time of economic concerns and continued government confusion we have...


AirCargo is the premier annual trade show and conference for the Air and Expedited Motor Carriers Association (AEMCA), the Airforwarders Association (AfA), and Airports Council International - North America (ACI-NA), which co-host AirCargo as a service to the industry...


UCR Fee Reductions Finalized for 2019 and Beyond

January 24, 2019

FMCSA has issued a final rule reducing the annual Unified Carrier Registration fees to be collected in 2019 and thereafter from carriers, brokers, freight forwarders, and leasing companies. For the 2019 registration year, the fees will be reduced below the 2017 registration fee level that was in effect by 18.62 […]

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Carriers to be Allowed to Use Camera System Instead of Mirrors

January 24, 2019

FMCSA has granted the request of Stoneridge, Inc. for an exemption to allow motor carriers to operate CMVs with the company’s MirrorEye Camera Monitor System installed as an alternative to the two rear-vision mirrors required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR). The agency determined that granting the exemption […]

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FMCSA Embraces Uniformity, Cost as Priorities in Preempting California Requirements

January 24, 2019

In a major shift from the Obama administration approach to motor carrier regulation and enforcement, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) explicitly referenced economic growth and the need for uniform commerce as reasons for preempting the application of California’s meal and rest break (MRB) rules on property-carrying commercial motor […]

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