For-hire carriers added 7,300 payroll jobs in May, up from an upwardly revised 2,700-job increase in April.
After shedding jobs in March for the first time since July, for-hire trucking companies added 1,800 payroll jobs in April.
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ATA's seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.2 percent in March.
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Compared with September 2010, September trucking employment was up by 42,200.
Revised numbers show a 3,000-job increase in May and 4,400 positions added in June.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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