Compared with August 2010, tonnage was up 5.2 percent.
Court reversed the ruling that allowed the port’s requirement that only employee drivers regularly could work the port.
Group urges relief of regulatory burden for trucking.
Although lower than the previous month, the July index was 3.9 percent higher than a year earlier.
The seasonally adjusted tonnage index rose 6.8 percent in June from a year earlier.
The Natural Resources Defense Council and the Sierra Club went to court over the port’s plan to cut out some provisions.
The 96-page report synthesizes information from 155 motor carriers of all types and sizes and includes a variety of data.
Seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.3 percent in May.
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