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Truck Tonnage Jumps 5.7%

Truck tonnage increased 5.7% in November, the first year-over-year increase since August in American Trucking Associations’ monthly index, a sign that the industry could be turning a corner heading into 2017.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
January 2, 2017
Business

Truck Tonnage Rises For First Time Since August

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Truck tonnage increased 5.7% in November versus one year ago, the first year-over-year increase since August in the American Trucking Associations monthly index in 2016, a sign that the trucking industry could be turning a corner and heading towards a better 2017.

December 20, 2016
Business

Truck Tonnage Sags 0.9% in October

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Truck tonnage sagged 0.9% in October versus one year ago, the second consecutive decline in the American Trucking Associations monthly index in 2016, despite other positive economic numbers in the retail, manufacturing and industrial sectors.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
November 22, 2016
Business

September Tonnage Dips 0.7%; First Year-Over-Year Drop in 2016

Truck tonnage in September continued to reflect a sluggish freight market, down 0.7% from the same month a year ago, reversing an August uptick and marking the first year-over-year decline in the American Trucking Associations index since October 2015.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 24, 2016
Business

Truck Tonnage Falls 5.8% in September, Underlying Soft Market

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U.S. truck tonnage fell 5.8% in September, reversing the positive trend in August and marking the first year-over-year decline in the American Trucking Associations index since October 2015.

October 18, 2016
Business

August Truck Tonnage Rises 5.9%; ATA Cites US Freight Volatility

U.S. truck tonnage jumped 5.9% in August, an increase attributed to volatility rather than clear economic growth and the largest year-over-year gain for the American Trucking Associations index since May.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 26, 2016
Business

Truck Tonnage Climbs 5.9% in August

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U.S. truck tonnage jumped 5.9% in August, the largest year-over-year gain for the American Trucking Associations index since May — an increase attributed to volatility rather than clear economic growth.

September 20, 2016
Business

July Tonnage Rises 0.3%

Truck tonnage in July continued to reflect a struggling freight environment, posting a 0.3% year-over-year gain that was the smallest this year, and declining 2.1% from June, American Trucking Associations reported.

Rip Watson and Ari Ashe | Staff Reporters
August 29, 2016
Business

Truck Tonnage Posts 0.3% Year-Over-Year Gain, Smallest in 2016

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Truck tonnage in July continued to reflect a struggling freight environment, posting a 0.3% year-over-year gain that was the smallest this year, and declining 2.1% from June, American Trucking Associations reported.

August 23, 2016
Business

June Tonnage Rises 2.1%

June’s 2.1% year-over-year increase in American Trucking Associations’ tonnage index represents another upward tilt in the uneven 2016 freight market that experts characterize with words such as “choppy,” “seesaw” and “zigzag.”

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
July 25, 2016

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