tonnage

Business, Logistics, Breaking News

June Tonnage Dips 1.3% Year-Over-Year

Trucks on highway Year-to-date, tonnage is down 2.4% compared with the first half of 2019, according to ATA. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Truck tonnage in June declined 1.3% when compared with year-ago levels, but on a monthly basis surged 8.7% above May.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
July 21, 2020
Business, Logistics, Breaking News

May Tonnage Falls 9.6% Year-Over-Year

Trucks on highway John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Truck tonnage in May declined 9.6% compared with year-ago levels, the steepest seasonally adjusted year-over-year percentage drop since a 10.7% decline in June 2009, American Trucking Associations reported.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
June 23, 2020
Business, Logistics, Breaking News

April Tonnage Down 11.3% Year-Over-Year

Trucks on highway John Sommers II for Transport Topics

April truck tonnage declined 11.3% compared with year-ago levels, the steepest year-over-year decline since 2009, American Trucking Associations reported.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 19, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment, Breaking News

Tonnage Up 2.6% in February

Tonnage A flatbed truck in Indiana. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Truck tonnage in February rose 2.6% when compared with year-ago levels, according to American Trucking Associations.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 24, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment, Fuel, Breaking News

January Tonnage Up 0.8% Compared to 2019

Tonnage John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Truck tonnage on a seasonally adjusted basis rose 0.8% in January compared with year-ago levels, according to American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index, which was released Feb. 18.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
February 18, 2020
Business, Equipment, Breaking News

Truck Tonnage Rises 1.7% in October

Tonnage A forklift operator loads pallets onto an Xtra Lease truck. (Xtra Lease Inc.)

Truck tonnage on a seasonally adjusted basis rose 1.7% in October compared with year-ago levels, according to American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 19, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

ATA, DAT Freight Indexes Show Solid Growth; Cass Points Down

Trucks on the highway Seasonally adjusted truck tonnage rose 4.1% in August compared with a year earlier, according to ATA’s For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Two of the three major monthly freight indexes showed positive trends in August, leading economists to downplay fears the trucking industry is heading into a downturn leading up to the holiday shipping season.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 24, 2019
Business, Logistics

Truck Tonnage Surges 7.3% in July

Trucks on highway John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Truck tonnage surged 7.3%, the largest year-over-year gain since April, compared with July 2018, according to American Trucking Associations.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 20, 2019
Government, Business

ATA’s Truck Tonnage Index Falls 1.1% in June

Tank truck on highway Heavy freight sectors, like tank truck, are witnessing better freight levels than sectors like dry van. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

American Trucking Associations’ June advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined by 1.1% in June, after also falling 4% in May.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
July 23, 2019
Business

Tonnage Drops 6.1% in May, ATA For-Hire Index Shows

Tonnage Traffic on Interstate 81 in Virginia. (Virginia Department of Transportation)

Tonnage took a 6.1% decline in May, according to American Trucking Associations’ For Hire Truck Tonnage Index. Compared with May 2018, the seasonally adjusted index increased 0.9%, the smallest year-over-year gain since April 2017.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
June 19, 2019

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