Tonnage ATA
Business

Tonnage Springs 9.5% Higher in April

U.S. Xpress truck U.S. Xpress truck by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Truck tonnage jumped 9.5% in April compared with the same period a year ago, according to American Trucking Associations’ monthly for-hire truck tonnage index.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
May 22, 2018
Business

Tonnage Remains Solid, Takes Breather in March

C.R. England on the road C.R. England

Truck tonnage rose 6.3% in March compared with the same period a year ago, according to American Trucking Associations’ monthly for-hire truck tonnage index.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 24, 2018
Business, Logistics

Tonnage Robust as Demand for Trucks Grows

Werner  truck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Truck tonnage in February was up nearly 6% compared with February 2017, according to American Trucking Associations’ monthly for-hire truck tonnage index. Tonnage is up 7.1% year-to-date, compared with the same two months in 2017.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
March 20, 2018
Business, Logistics

Tonnage Rise Pushes Spot Rates Higher

XPO Logistics truck XPO Logistics

Truck tonnage rose 8.8% in January on a year-over-year basis, according to American Trucking Associations’ monthly for-hire truck tonnage index.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
February 21, 2018
Business, Logistics

Truck Tonnage Surges 7.6% in November

Schneider truck Schneider

Truck tonnage surged 7.6% year-over-year in November after a 10.5% increase in October, according to American Trucking Associations.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
December 19, 2017
Business, Logistics

ATA Tonnage Index Jumps 8.2% in August

Port of Virginia Virginia Port Authority

Truck tonnage took a healthy 8.2% step up in August, perhaps driven by hurricane preparation work and port shipping, American Trucking Associations said Sept. 19.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 19, 2017