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.
The index outpaced August 2011 volume by 8.4 percent, the sixth time in 2012 that volume has exceeded prior-year levels.
ATA's advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was unchanged in July after increasing 1.1 percent in June.
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry fell 0.1 percent in June from May.
The ATA's seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.7 percent in May.
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.
FTR Associates' Shippers Conditions Index fell from January, but rose year over year.
Transportation-dependent manufacturing growth has been leading the recovery, which is slowing down.
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