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Tonnage hauled in Sept. up from 2016: ATA

October 25, 2017 by elizabeth

ARLINGTON, VA – The September for-hire trucking market gave back some of the tonnage gains made in the previous month, according to American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Advanced Seasonally Adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index.
Tonnage slipped 0.9% in September when compared with August, however it was still up 7.4% year over year. The ATA says year-to-date, compared with the same nine months in 2016, tonnage is up 2.4%.

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U.S. truck tonnage surged in August

September 21, 2016 by John Smith

ARLINGTON, VA – Truck tonnage in the U.S. rose 5.7% in August, following a 2.1% drop in July, according to the American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index.

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ATA: U.S. Truck Tonnage Mixed, Previews 2016

December 23, 2015 by sehui

ARLINGTON, VA – A measure of trucking freight activity fell last month in the U.S., but remains not far from a record high level hit early this year, accordign to one fleet group, who also offered a preview into conditions for the New Year.
The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 0.9 percent in November to 134.3 from the month before, following an increase of 1.8 percent during October, which was revised downward from a first reported 1.9 percent gain.

This latest index reading is just 1.1 percent below the all-time high of 135.8 reached in January 2015.

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Cross-Border Freight Drops, U.S. For-Hire Tonnage Jumps

November 24, 2015 by sehui

WASHINGTON, D.C. and ARLINGTON, VA – The value of freight moved between the U.S. and Canada plummeted while for-hire truck tonnage moved in the U.S. is near a record high, according to two new reports.

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Truck Tonnage Declines in August, Up from Year Earlier

September 22, 2015 by sehui

ARLINGTON, VA – The amount of truck tonnage moved in the U.S. fell in August but it remains not far from its recent record high, according to a new report.

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Truck Tonnage Hits Second Highest Level on Record

August 18, 2015 by sehui

ARLINGTON, VA – The amount of for-hire truck tonnage moved in the U.S. jumped significantly, hitting its second highest level on record last month, according to newly released figures.

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Freight Transport Future Remains ‘Bright’

July 27, 2015 by sehui

ARLINGTON, VA — A new report released on Monday shows the amount of freight that’s expected to be moved over the next decade should increase by nearly 30% from its current level.

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Truck Tonnage Falls in June from May, Up Over Last Year

July 21, 2015 by sehui

ARLINGTON, VA – The amount of truck tonnage hauled in the U.S. fell slightly in June, as manufacturing and retail sales also declined, according to the latest survey of carriers by one fleet group.

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Truck Tonnage: Could Be Better, Could be Worse

June 23, 2015 by sehui

ARLINGTON, VA — For-hire truck tonnage moved in the U.S. recovered somewhat in May while the decline the month before was cut by just over half. According to the American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index, activity increased 1.1% last month following a revised decline of 1.4% in April, first reported as a 3% drop.

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U.S. For-Hire Truck Tonnage Softens

May 21, 2015 by sehui

ARLINGTON, VA — The amount of for-hire truck freight moved in the U.S. fell in April to its lowest level in a year, according to the American Trucking Associations. Its seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 3% from the month before following a revised gain of 0.4% in March.
The April index reading of 128.6 is the lowest level since April 2014. The all-time high of 135.8 was reached in January 2015.