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Strength of Tonnage Good Sign For Economy
Strength of Tonnage Good Sign For Economy
Wednesday January 22, 01:44 PM
ARLINGTON, VA — Truckers, do you feel the weight of the load you’re hauling? It’s getting heavier, the American Trucking Associations' (ATA) reports, and that’s a sign that the U.S. economy ...
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A $3.5-billion Storm
A $3.5-billion Storm
Tuesday January 07, 11:22 AM
MUNICH, DE — Everybody knows that freezing weather is hard on equipment, manpower and the bottom line. But somebody has finally put a price tag on the cold.
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Trucking Jobs Up By the Thousands in November
Trucking Jobs Up By the Thousands in November
Friday December 06, 10:17 AM
November had the lowest number of unemployed people in the U.S. since five years ago, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ monthly employment report.
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Carriers’ Revenue Increased in September
Carriers’ Revenue Increased in September
Thursday November 28, 03:24 PM
In September, Canadian shippers paid carriers 1.1 percent more for ground transportation than they did in August, according to the latest Canadian General Freight Index.
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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Down 2.8 Percent
ATA Truck Tonnage Index Down 2.8 Percent
Wednesday November 20, 11:40 AM
The American Trucking Associations' For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 2.8 percent in October, the first decrease since July.
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Truckers Can Bank on Future: Economist
Truckers Can Bank on Future: Economist
Friday October 25, 02:33 PM
CHARLOTTETOWN — ScotiaBank’s Senior Vice President and Economist Warren Jestin brought some sound advice to the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association’s (APTA) annual meeting this week.
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U.S. Shut Down Could Slow your Trucks: Plan Accordingly
U.S. Shut Down Could Slow your Trucks: Plan Accordingly
Monday September 30, 01:19 PM
TORONTO — If the American congressional leaders don’t come to some sort of agreement by midnight tonight, you might want to add a little lead time to your next U.S.-bound delivery.
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NAFTA Trade Rises in July, Pipelines See Big Growth
NAFTA Trade Rises in July, Pipelines See Big Growth
Monday September 30, 08:51 AM
WASHINGTON — The value of U.S. trade with Canada and Mexico rose 6.3 percent in July year-to-year. The transportation mode with the biggest year-to-year growth was pipelines at 25 percent.
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