The Freight Transportation Services Index for September rose 1.0 percent from August and 2.1 percent from September 2009.
The Freight TSI has risen 4.4 percent over the last 15 months, after declining 15.3 percent in the previous 10 months.
Engine problems worsen, FedEx Ground wins key case, APU grants offered to OOIDA, truck-related fatalities drop and more industry issues are featured.
Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported the Freight TSI has risen 5 percent over the last 14 months.
Freight transportation services index increased 4.1 percent in June from a year earlier.
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