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.
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.
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