truck tonnage

Monthly tonnage index down 1.1%, up year over year

| May 22, 2012

ATA's seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index reads 118.7.


Overdrive Staff | March 20, 2012

Driver harassment, the hours rule, Navistar's engine transision, sleep apnea regulations and more industry news items are featured.

State of the industry

Truckers News Staff | March 01, 2012

ONLINE THIS MONTH/ Regulations that will result in more traffic to move the same tonnage, less qualified and trained drivers to haul it, and fewer drivers in aggregate … make no formula for safety improvement. ...

ATA index dips in January

| February 29, 2012

Index dropped 4 percent in January from the previous month and increased 3.6 percent from a year earlier.

Tonnage index surges in December

| January 24, 2012

Last year, tonnage increased 5.9 percent over the previous year, which was the biggest annual rise since 1998, according to ATA.

ATA tonnage index rises

| December 21, 2011

For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.3 percent in November following a revised 0.4 percent gain in October.

FTR: Trucking conditions rise

| November 03, 2011

Tight capacity control, modest growth in truck tonnage and falling fuel prices helped improve trucking environment through September.

ATA tonnage index dips in August

| September 28, 2011

Compared with August 2010, tonnage was up 5.2 percent.

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