tonnage

Business, Logistics, Breaking News

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Declines 8.7% in October

Trucks on highway by John Sommers II Trucks in traffic on Interstate 65 in Kentucky. Sequentially, tonnage in October decreased 6.3% after increasing 5.7% in September. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Truck tonnage in October declined a seasonally adjusted 8.7% when compared with year-ago levels, American Trucking Associations said Nov. 24.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
November 24, 2020
Business, Logistics, Breaking News

September Tonnage Down Year-Over-Year, but Rebounds After August Decline

Trucks on highway John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Truck tonnage in September declined a seasonally adjusted 2.7% when compared with year-ago levels, marking the sixth consecutive month of year-over-year declines, American Trucking Associations said Oct. 20.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
October 20, 2020
Business, Logistics, Breaking News

Tonnage Declines 8.9% Year-Over-Year in August

Trucks on highway John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Truck tonnage in August declined a seasonally adjusted 8.9% when compared with year-ago levels, marking the fifth consecutive year-over-year decline, American Trucking Associations said.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 22, 2020
Business, Logistics, Breaking News

Tonnage Declines 8.3% Year-Over-Year in July, ATA Index Shows

Trucks on road ATA data shows for-hire truckload fleets are operating 3% fewer trucks this summer compared to last summer, according to Bob Costello, the federation's chief economist. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Truck tonnage in July declined a seasonally adjusted 8.3% when compared with year-ago levels, and on a monthly basis was down 5.1% from June, according to ATA.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
August 18, 2020
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 | Senior Reporter
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 | Senior Reporter
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 | Senior Reporter
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 | Senior Reporter
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 | Senior Reporter
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 | Senior Reporter
November 19, 2019

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