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Trucking employment sees no activity, July numbers slashed

| September 06, 2013

The for-hire trucking industry saw no gains or losses in employment in August, but July's initial estimates were downwardly revised from 6,300 jobs gained to just 400.

Trucking gains 6,300 jobs after two months of decline

| August 02, 2013

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.

Carriers who pursue volume-only goal in competition are dampening good rate environment

| July 26, 2013

To many carriers "seem to want to compete this way. And who gets hurt? Drivers, small businesses, people all throughout the industry."

Trucking employment down 3,500 jobs as overall employment rises

| July 08, 2013

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.

Trucking employment bucks trend, falls in May

| June 07, 2013

Though payroll employment in the for-hire trucking industry has been mostly steadily been increasing, May bucked the trend, shedding 700 trucking jobs.

Floods, bad weather pushed freight availability down in April

| May 15, 2013

Freight volumes on the spot market were down — out of trend — 16 percent in April of this year from April 2012, according to the DAT North American Freight Index, which says that bad ...

Trucking employment surged in April as unemployment dropped

| May 03, 2013

The for-hire trucking industry added 11,700 jobs in April, according to preliminary data released this week by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Indicators: Trucking employment continues rise, Class 8 orders strong

| March 12, 2013

In economic barometers for the trucking industry released in the past week, trucking employment continued its years-long gains and Class 8 orders surged.

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