for-hire trucking industry

Trucking adds 5,300 jobs in January

Payroll employment in for-hire trucking is up by 51,500, or 4 percent, from January 2011.

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LogBook

Three compete for Owner-Operator of the Year, cross-border program lawsuits advance, turnpike rates rise, Baltimore bridge tolls rising and many more industry news items are featured.

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TCA names 20 ‘Best Fleets’

For owner operators, contest survey revealed miles were flat, but income had increased by 5 percent.

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Trucking adds 5,100 jobs in December

Compared with December 2010, trucking employment is up by 40,100 jobs.

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DOT freight index unchanged in July

Freight TSI remained at the second highest level since August 2008, exceeded only by March and equaled by June.

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Trucking jobs rise in February

If the numbers hold, the increase in trucking jobs would be the largest one-month surge since December 1990.

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Trucking jobs added in August

Since the beginning of March, trucking companies have added 12,700 jobs, according to the preliminary numbers.

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Trucking adds jobs in July

Since the beginning of March, trucking companies have added 13,000 jobs, according to the preliminary numbers.

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Trucking adds more jobs

After adding 1,000 positions in June, payroll employment in trucking is up 8,800 jobs since March.

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Trucking jobs fall in February

The for-hire trucking industry lost 4,300 jobs in February, and the industry lost jobs in January rather than gained them, according to revised seasonally adjusted figures from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Preliminary data released a month ago indicated the industry had added 2,500 jobs in January. Instead, the latest figures show that jobs were almost flat from December at a 200-job decline. Payroll employment had dropped by 12,000 jobs in December. Trucking ...

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