For-hire transportation freight fell 3.6 percent in January from December but was 1.6 percent higher than in January 2011.
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose to the highest level since July 2008.
Freight TSI has risen 4.4 percent from June 2009 through May, after declining 15.3 percent in the previous 10 months.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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