trucking freight

Future for trucking bright? ATA predicts so

Trucking will see continued growth both in freight and revenue in the next 10 years, according to the American Trucking Associations' U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2025.

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Monthly freight index up 1.9 percent

The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 0.1 percent in July from June, rising after a one-month decline.

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Freight index up 8.4 percent

The index outpaced August 2011 volume by 8.4 percent, the sixth time in 2012 that volume has exceeded prior-year levels.

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Monthly tonnage index up year over year 4.1%

ATA's advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was unchanged in July after increasing 1.1 percent in June.

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Monthly freight index down in June, up year over year

The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry fell 0.1 percent in June from May.

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Monthly tonnage down 0.7% in May, year-over-year up 4.1%

The ATA's seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.7 percent in May.

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Freight index down in March

The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry fell 0.8 percent in March from February, declining after a one-month increase.

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Shippers Conditions Index drops to -5.6 in February

FTR Associates' Shippers Conditions Index fell from January, but rose year over year.

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Webinar: Trucking freight stays strong

Transportation-dependent manufacturing growth has been leading the recovery, which is slowing down.

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U.S. truck tonnage increases in December

U.S. truck tonnage as calculated by the American Trucking Associations jumped 6.6 percent in December over the same month in 2008, the first year-over-year increase in 15 months, ATA said Jan. 25. ATA’s seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index increased 2.1 percent in December from November after a 2.6 percent decrease from October to November.

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