Trucking industry payroll employment dipped by 900 jobs in August.
Compared to July 2010, trucking employment is up by 43,000 positions, or 3.5 percent.
Revised numbers show a 3,000-job increase in May and 4,400 positions added in June.
The industry added a mere 100 jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis.
Compared to April 2010, the number of jobs in for-hire trucking was up 41,600, or 3.4 percent.
Payroll employment at for-hire trucking companies in March was 40,000 jobs higher than in March 2010.
If the numbers hold, the increase in trucking jobs would be the largest one-month surge since December 1990.
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