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Washington Post: Life of an owner-operator in China

| November 01, 2012

Indicators: Tonnage index up, orders down

| October 25, 2012

Three indicators of the trucking economy's current state and potential future trends show slightly mixed readings this week.

Journal of Commerce: Expediters in growth spurt

| October 15, 2012

Freight index lowest since Nov. 2011

| October 12, 2012

The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry fell 0.6 percent in August from July, declining after a one-month rise.

Trucking adds 700 jobs in September

| October 11, 2012

For-hire trucking companies added 700 payroll jobs in September on a seasonally adjusted basis as the overall U.S. economy added 114,000 nonfarm jobs.

Manufacturing expands for first time in four months

| October 02, 2012

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September following three consecutive months of slight contraction.

Monthly tonnage index up 3.2% year over year

| September 25, 2012

ATA's For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index shrunk 0.9 percent in August but is still up

Equipment leasing confidence up in September

| September 24, 2012

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation's Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry is 53.0, up from the August index of 50.2, reflecting increased optimism.

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