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Retail’s rebound bodes well for holidays

The economy’s still sputtering, but it looks like there will be lots of freight through the holidays. At least consumer goods and other cargo related to retail sales are doing well, based on recent reports.

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ATA tonnage index dips in August

Compared with August 2010, tonnage was up 5.2 percent.

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Appeals court overturns LA port’s employee rule

Court reversed the ruling that allowed the port’s requirement that only employee drivers regularly could work the port.

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ATA letter supports no hours rule changes

Group urges relief of regulatory burden for trucking.

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ATA tonnage index falls in July

Although lower than the previous month, the July index was 3.9 percent higher than a year earlier.

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ATA truck tonnage index rebounds

The seasonally adjusted tonnage index rose 6.8 percent in June from a year earlier.

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Court orders Long Beach port to do more work

The Natural Resources Defense Council and the Sierra Club went to court over the port’s plan to cut out some provisions.

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ATA offers driver pay study

The 96-page report synthesizes information from 155 motor carriers of all types and sizes and includes a variety of data.

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ATA tonnage index falls

Seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.3 percent in May.

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Driver fatigue on safety list

The National Transportation Safety Board has announced its new list of the most critical transportation issues.

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