Index increased 0.5 percent in October after 1.5 percent in September.
Compared with September 2010, adjusted tonnage was up a solid 5.9 percent.
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Compared with August 2010, tonnage was up 5.2 percent.
Although lower than the previous month, the July index was 3.9 percent higher than a year earlier.
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The seasonally adjusted tonnage index rose 6.8 percent in June from a year earlier.
Seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.3 percent in May.
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