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December Tonnage Climbs 1.1% as Inventory Growth Slows

Truck tonnage rose 1.1% in December over the same month of 2014, as growth continues to be held back by excessive inventories that are reducing freight demand, American Trucking Associations reported.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
January 25, 2016
Business

December Tonnage Rises 1.1%, Still Held Back by Inventory Overhang, ATA Reports

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Truck tonnage rose 1.1% in December over the same month of 2014 as growth continued to be held back by excessive inventory that reduced freight demand, American Trucking Associations reported.

January 19, 2016
Business

Monthly Tonnage Barely Rises; ATA Sees Stronger Growth in ’16

American Trucking Associations’ latest tonnage and economic reports show that late 2015 freight growth was weighed down by bloated inventories but that some improvement is expected this year with stronger support from consumer spending.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
January 4, 2016
Business

Truck Tonnage Rises 0.2% in November; Increase Is Smallest in Nearly Three Years

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Truck tonnage in November continued on a slowing growth trajectory, rising just 0.2% last month in the face of still-high inventory and modest economic expansion, American Trucking Associations reported.

December 22, 2015
Business

October Tonnage Gains 2%

Stubbornly high inventories limited October truck tonnage growth to 2% from the same month of last year, signaling that the plodding pace of freight continues, American Trucking Associations reported.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
November 30, 2015
Business

ATA Tonnage Index Rises 2% in October as Slow Growth Persists

Truck tonnage rose 2% in October from the same month last year, continuing the plodding pace of freight growth in recent months, American Trucking Associations reported.

November 24, 2015
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Truck Tonnage Rises 3.1% in September, ATA Reports

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Truck tonnage rose 3.1% in September, American Trucking Associations reported, signaling further expansion in a freight market where growth patterns have been uneven this year.

October 20, 2015
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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rises 2.1% in August

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U.S. for-hire truck tonnage hauled increased by 2.1% in August compared with the same month in 2014, American Trucking Associations reported Sept. 22.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 22, 2015
Business

Truck Tonnage Rises 3.7%

Truck tonnage rose 3.7% in July over the same month last year, jumping to the second-highest level ever as factory output rebounded and the consumer as well as housing markets continued to improve, American Trucking Associations reported.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
August 24, 2015
Business

Truck Tonnage Jumps 3.7% in July, Hits Second Best-Level Ever

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Truck tonnage rose 3.7% last month on a year-over-year basis, rebounding to the second-highest level ever with help from improved retail sales, housing starts and factory output, American Trucking Associations reported.

August 18, 2015

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