trucking employment

6,800 trucking jobs added in April, unemployment rate tumbles

The for-hire trucking industry added 6,800 payroll jobs in April on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the monthly employment report released May 2 by the DOL. The economy as a whole added 288,000 jobs and the unemployment rate fell to 6.3 percent.

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Trucking employment surges as 8,400 jobs added in November

A total of 8,400 payroll jobs were added to the for-hire trucking industry's payroll in November — the first real jump since the spring of this year — while the U.S. employment rate dropped to 7 percent.

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Trucking industry adds 400 jobs in October as economy gains 200k

Four-hundred new payroll jobs were added in the trucking industry in the month of October, according to preliminary numbers released Nov. 7 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Trucking industry gains 1,000 jobs in September

The for-hire trucking industry saw a small uptick in September, adding 1,000 new payroll jobs in the month on a seasonally adjusted basis. The economy as a whole added 148,000 job, and unemployment dropped to 7.2 percent.

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Trucking gains 6,300 jobs after two months of decline

After May and June both produced net job losses in the for-hire trucking industry, 6,300 net payroll jobs were added in July, according to preliminary government data.

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Trucking employment down 3,500 jobs as overall employment rises

For the second straight month, employment in the for-hire trucking industry sank, as 3,500 jobs were shed in June, according to estimates from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Trucking employment continues years-long gains

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today that for-hire trucking companies added 5,000 payroll jobs in the month, pushing the total number of trucking payroll employment to 1.375 million jobs.

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Trucking gains 3,600 jobs in October

In a month in which the U.S. economy added 171,000 jobs, for-hire trucking companies added 3,600 payroll jobs in October, according to estimates by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Nov. 2.

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For-hire trucking adds 7,300 jobs in May

For-hire carriers added 7,300 payroll jobs in May, up from an upwardly revised 2,700-job increase in April.

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Trucking jobs rebound 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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