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ATA Truck Tonnage Increased 3.3% in 2019

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Truck tonnage for 2019 increased 3.3%, softer than year-ago levels but continuing a streak of annual gains, American Trucking Associations announced Jan. 21.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 21, 2020
Business, Logistics

ATA’s Truck Tonnage Index Rises 3.5% Over September 2018

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Truck tonnage for the month of September rose 3.5% compared with year-ago levels, and inched up on a sequential basis over August 2019, according to American Trucking Associations' For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 22, 2019
Business

Truck Tonnage Posts 0.4% November Gain, ATA Index Shows

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American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased to 118.9 in November from 118.4 in October, a 0.4% gain.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
December 18, 2018
Business, Logistics

Truck Tonnage Dips, but Freight Outlook Remains Strong

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A year-long surge in freight volume continues despite a modest dip in a widely followed truck tonnage index over the past two months.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 25, 2018
Business

Tonnage Springs 9.5% Higher in April

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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