BTS

Federal freight index saw small gain in February

| April 11, 2012

The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 0.5 percent in February, according to DOT numbers.

NAFTA surface trade dips

| March 01, 2011

Trade with North American Free Trade Agreement countries Canada and Mexico fell 2.2 percent in December from November.

Freight index up 1.5% in December

| February 09, 2011

In 2010, the Freight TSI increased 0.4 percent.

Freight index fell 0.3% in November

| January 12, 2011

Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported the Freight TSI has increased in 14 of the last 18 months.

Freight index increases in October

| December 08, 2010

October’s Freight Transportation Services Index increased 0.2 percent from September, rising for a second straight month.

Freight index up in September

| November 10, 2010

The Freight Transportation Services Index for September rose 1.0 percent from August and 2.1 percent from September 2009.

NAFTA surface trade increases in August

| November 03, 2010

The value of U.S. surface transportation trade with Canada and Mexico rose 10.9 percent in August from July.

Freight index rises in July

| September 10, 2010

Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported the Freight TSI has risen 5 percent over the last 14 months.

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