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Truck Tonnage Climbs 5.9% in August

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

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
Business

Truck Tonnage Rises 2.1% in June

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Truck tonnage continued to rise on a year-over-year basis, but the pace of growth slowed to 2.1% from 5.9% in a “choppy” freight environment, American Trucking Associations reported.

July 19, 2016
Business

May Tonnage Climbs 5.7%

Truck tonnage climbed 5.7% on a year-over-year basis in May and also increased from April, helped by stronger consumer demand and a long-awaited drop in inventories, American Trucking Associations reported.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
June 27, 2016
Business

Truck Tonnage Climbs in May

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Truck tonnage climbed 5.7% on a year-over-year basis in May and also increased from April, helped by stronger consumer demand and a long-awaited drop in inventories, American Trucking Associations reported.

June 21, 2016
Business

April Tonnage Gains 2%

Truck tonnage rose 2% year-over-year in April, continuing an upward plod that has been suppressed by scant economic growth and the continued inventory bloat, American Trucking Associations reported last week.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
May 30, 2016
Business

Truck Tonnage Rises 2% in April, Continuing Slow Upward Pattern

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Truck tonnage rose 2% year-over-year in April, continuing a slow upward trajectory that has been held back until now by an absence of economic growth and a continued inventory bloat, American Trucking Associations reported.

May 24, 2016
Business

Truck Tonnage Rises 2.2% in March as Freight Economy Continues Mixed Pattern

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Truck tonnage rose 2.2% in March on a year-over-year basis, reflecting a slow economic growth trajectory and mixed freight trends, American Trucking Associations reported.

April 19, 2016

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