ATA's seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index reads 118.7.
ATA's seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.2 percent in March.
American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted truck tonnage index increased 5.5 percent in February from a year earlier.
Index dropped 4 percent in January from the previous month and increased 3.6 percent from a year earlier.
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Last year, tonnage increased 5.9 percent over the previous year, which was the biggest annual rise since 1998, according to ATA.
For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.3 percent in November following a revised 0.4 percent gain in October.
The index is 4 percent higher than in October 2010.
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