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Truck Tonnage Rises 2.1% in June

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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
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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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February Tonnage Sets Record

Truck tonnage jumped 8.6% in February, posting an all-time record that was helped by freight that moved later due to January storms, American Trucking Associations reported last week.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
March 28, 2016
Business

Truck Tonnage in February Hits Record, Helped by Catch-up Freight from January

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Truck tonnage jumped 8.6% in February, posting an all-time record that was helped by freight that moved later due to January storms, American Trucking Associations reported.

March 22, 2016
Business

Tonnage Index Drops 1.4%

Truck tonnage remained in the doldrums last month, falling 1.4% from December and showing no increase on a year-over-year basis as inventory and winter weather weighed down the results, American Trucking Associations reported.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
February 29, 2016
Business

Weather, Inventory Weigh Down Truck Tonnage

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Factors such as winter weather and excessive inventory hurt January truck tonnage, which declined 1.4% from December and showed no change from the January 2015 level, American Trucking Associations reported.

February 23, 2016

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