Trucking Industry Revenue Topped $700 Billion in 2017, ATA Report Shows

Trucking Industry Revenue John Sommers II for Transport Topics

The U.S. trucking industry generated $700.3 billion in economic activity in 2017, according to American Trucking Associations’ American Trucking Trends 2018 report released Aug. 20.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
August 20, 2018

Graves Looks Back on ATA Tenure (with video)

Graves and Bill Canary on his first day in 2003/TT file photo

Trucking will continue to face familiar infrastructure funding battles as opportunity increasingly beckons for the industry to capitalize on dramatic technological advancements, said Bill Graves. And he should know.

Transport Topics Staff
June 13, 2016

Graves: ATA Is Evolving With Changing Industry

Graves with 2012 NTDC drivers/John Sommers for TT

As American Trucking Associations President Bill Graves moves closer to retirement at the year’s end, he believes the federation is “doing fine” as its leadership evaluates how to adjust its focus to serve a fast-changing industry.

Transport Topics Staff
June 13, 2016

Service Industries Expand at Slowest Pace Since 2014

Service industries expanded in January at the slowest pace in nearly two years, raising the risk that persistent weakness in manufacturing is starting to spread to the rest of the U.S. economy.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
February 3, 2016

Service Industries Grow at Slower Pace in November

Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

Service industries in the United States expanded in November at the slowest pace in six months, indicating malaise in manufacturing is impeding progress in other parts of the economy.

Victoria Stilwell | Bloomberg News
December 3, 2015

Service Industries Expand at Fastest Pace Since 2005

Service industries in the U.S. expanded in July at the fastest pace since December 2005, showing the economy was building more momentum at the start of the second half of 2014.

Bloomberg News
August 5, 2014
Editorial, Business

Editorial: The Industry Poised

The value of an event such as the Mid-America Trucking Show is that it brings together a large piece of the entire trucking industry to one location.

April 7, 2014

U.S. Service Industry Growth Slows in September

The service industry in the United States grew at a slower pace in September, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s nonmanufacturing index.

Transport Topics
October 3, 2013
Editorial, Business

The 2010 MCE

As the trucking industry gathers in Phoenix for American Trucking Associations’ annual meeting, the national economic climate is much improved from the gloom that surrounded last October’s meeting in Las Vegas.

October 17, 2010