Payroll employment in trucking surged as trucking companies added 10,200 jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis.
Compared with November 2010, trucking employment is up by 33,800 jobs.
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Compared to July 2010, trucking employment is up by 43,000 positions, or 3.5 percent.
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Compared to April 2010, the number of jobs in for-hire trucking was up 41,600, or 3.4 percent.
If the numbers hold, the increase in trucking jobs would be the largest one-month surge since December 1990.
Since the beginning of March, trucking companies have added 12,700 jobs, according to the preliminary numbers.
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