Tonnage ATA

Business, Logistics, Breaking News

Truck Tonnage in August Surges 7.4% Year-Over-Year

The year-over-year increase was the largest gain since 2018 and the month-over-month jump is the biggest since 2019, ATA's Bob Costello says. (John Somers II for Transport Topics)

Truck tonnage in August surged 7.4% when measured against the same month a year ago, and on a sequential basis it rose 2.8% from July, according to American Trucking Associations.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 20, 2022
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Breaking News

Truck Tonnage Up 2.4% Year-Over-Year in February

Trucks on a highway The truck driver shortage and difficulties purchasing new and used equipment have contributed to the flat index reading month-to-month. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Truck tonnage in February increased 2.4% compared with the same month a year ago, and American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Index equaled 115.3, the federation announced March 22.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 22, 2022
Business, Logistics, Breaking News

Truck Tonnage Extends Streak of Gains in January

Flatbed truck hauling freight January's gain was the sixth straight totaling 4.4%, according to American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Truck tonnage in January rose 1.2% when measured against year-ago levels, marking the fifth consecutive month for a year-over-year increase, American Trucking Associations said.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
February 22, 2022
Business, Equipment, Breaking News

Truck Tonnage Rises Slightly in June

Trucks in traffic on Interstate 65 Truck tonnage has leveled off yet still remains above 2020 levels, according to ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Truck tonnage in June inched up 0.5% compared with year-ago levels, a slowdown compared with recent months amid a tempering of freight activity nationwide, according to American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
July 20, 2021
Business, Logistics, Breaking News

ATA Truck Tonnage Increased 3.3% in 2019

Trucks on highway John Sommers II for Transport Topics

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 | Senior Reporter
January 21, 2020
Business, Logistics

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

Trucks on highway John Sommers II for Transport Topics

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 | Senior Reporter
October 22, 2019
Business

Truck Tonnage Posts 0.4% November Gain, ATA Index Shows

Truck Tonnage TT File Photo

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 | Senior Reporter
December 18, 2018
Business, Logistics

Truck Tonnage Dips, but Freight Outlook Remains Strong

Trucks on a highway, reflected cobalt123/Flickr

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

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

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