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Truck Tonnage Rises 3.8% in March

Trucks on highway John Sommers II for Transport Topics

March truck tonnage rose 3.8% compared with year-ago levels, and also posted a first-quarter gain over the same period in 2021, American Trucking Associations reported.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 19, 2022
Business, Logistics

Truck Tonnage in December Increases 1.4% Year-Over-Year

Flatbed truck hauling freight Tonnage in December reached the highest level since March, according to the ATA For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Truck tonnage in December rose a seasonally adjusted 1.4% compared with the same month in 2020 — the fourth consecutive year-over-year gain and the highest measurement since March, American Trucking Associations announced.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 19, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics, Breaking News

Truck Tonnage in December Increases 1.4% Year-Over-Year

Tonnage Trucks on the road in California. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Truck tonnage in December rose a seasonally adjusted 1.4% compared with the same month in 2020 — the fourth consecutive year-over-year gain and the highest measurement since March, American Trucking Associations announced.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 18, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Breaking News

November Tonnage Hits Highest Mark Since Spring

Tonnage Trucks on an interstate in North Carolina. (Milepost430Media/Getty Images)

Truck tonnage in November posted the strongest year-over-year gain since spring, American Trucking Associations announced on Dec. 21, as busy consumer spending both in brick-and-mortar stores and online propelled a surge in freight activity.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
December 21, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Breaking News

Truck Tonnage Rises in October

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Truck tonnage in October posted the strongest year-over-year gain since just before summer, American Trucking Associations announced, as consumers ramped up early spending in anticipation of a busy holiday shopping season.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 23, 2021
Business, Logistics, Breaking News

Tonnage Jumps in September

Trucks on highway John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Truck tonnage increased on both a sequential and year-over-year basis in September, recording a 2021 high mark amid an environment where a shortage of drivers and trucks is keeping rigs fully loaded on most runs, American Trucking Associations reported Oct. 19.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 19, 2021
Government, Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, Breaking News

August Truck Tonnage Posts First Monthly Gain Since March

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Truck tonnage in August notched its first sequential monthly gain in five months, and dipped just slightly on a year-over-year basis, American Trucking Associations said.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 21, 2021
Business, Equipment, Breaking News

July Sees 2.9% Year-Over-Year Decline in Truck Tonnage

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Truck tonnage in July declined 2.9% when measured against the same month in 2020, according to American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
August 24, 2021
Business, Safety, Fuel, Breaking News

May Tonnage Rises 3.7% Year-Over-Year

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Truck tonnage rose 3.7% in May compared with year-ago levels and is pacing well against comparisons to the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, according to American Trucking Associations.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
June 22, 2021
Business, Logistics, Breaking News

March Truck Tonnage Falls 9.5% Year-Over-Year

Tonnage Traffic on a highway in Missouri. (MoDOT/Flickr)

Truck tonnage in March declined on an annual and month-to-month basis, but the year-ago decline is up against comparisons to the first month that the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the nation, said American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello in the federation’s monthly For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index release.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 20, 2021

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