for-hire truck tonnage index

ATA tonnage index increases 3.8% in January

Compared with January 2010, adjusted tonnage climbed 8 percent, which was the largest year-over-year increase since April 2010.

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A long-haul cross-border Mexican trucking program is proposed, Dart buys Fil-More assets, trucking groups back ATA's appeal against the Port of Los Angeles and many other industry news items are featured.

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Truck tonnage rises 4.2% in December year-over-year

ATA said the seasonally adjusted December index was the highest since September 2008.

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Tonnage index dips

Index dropped in November from October and compared with November 2009, adjusted tonnage climbed 3.9 percent.

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A federal panel recommends an increase in the fuel tax, the FMCSA adjusts CSA cargo scoring, a lawsuit aims to block CSA 2010 disclosure, a private firm plans to offer driver scorecards to reflect CSA 2010 and many more industry news items are featured.

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ATA truck tonnage index gains in September

For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.7 percent in September after falling a revised 2.8 percent in August.

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Engine problems worsen, FedEx Ground wins key case, APU grants offered to OOIDA, truck-related fatalities drop and more industry issues are featured.

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ATA freight index gains in July

Year-to-date, tonnage is up 6.7 percent compared with the same period in 2009.

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Truck tonnage up 7.4% in July

For the year, tonnage is 6.7 percent higher than the same period last year, ATA said.

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Truck tonnage index falls 1.4% in June

May and June marked the first back-to-back contractions in the ATA index since March and April 2009.

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