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For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.7 percent in September after falling a revised 2.8 percent in August.
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Year-to-date, tonnage is up 6.7 percent compared with the same period in 2009.
For the year, tonnage is 6.7 percent higher than the same period last year, ATA said.
May and June marked the first back-to-back contractions in the ATA index since March and April 2009.
Tonnage, though, dipped 0.6 percent from April, the American Trucking Associations said.
For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased for the sixth time in the last seven months, gaining 0.9 percent in April.
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