The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry fell 0.8 percent in March from February, declining after a one-month increase.
It can be tough to grasp exactly how the turbulence of the last five years has affected the viability of the owner-operator in trucking.
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For the first four months of this year, freight shipments measured by the index were up 0.6 percent.
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