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  • US truck tonnage nears all-time high in July

    August 18, 2015 12:05PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — US for-hire truck tonnage jumped 2.8% in July, marking the second highest level on record. The American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was up 3.7% compared to July 2014. Year-to-date, US tonnage was up 3.4% compared

  • US truck freight to grow 29% over next 11 years: ATA

    July 27, 2015 8:12AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The long-term outlook for trucking in the US is rosy, with freight volumes projected to increase nearly 29% over the next 11 years. That’s according to a new report from the American Trucking Associations, titled US Freight

  • US truck tonnage soft in June on elevated inventory-to-sales ratios

    July 21, 2015 12:10PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — US for-hire truck tonnage slid 0.5% in June, following a revised gain of 0.8% in May, according to the latest data from the American Trucking Associations. The index was up 1.8% compared to June 2014, greater than

  • US truck tonnage posts small gain in May

    June 23, 2015 12:06PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — US for-hire truck tonnage gained 1.1% in May, following a revised loss of 1.4% in April. The American Trucking Associations (ATA) reported tonnage was up 1.8% compared to May 2014, marking the smallest year-over-year gain since February

  • Canadian spot market freight volumes up slightly in May

    June 16, 2015 8:21AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canadian spot market freight volumes edged up in May, according to the latest TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index. Month-over-month load volumes were up 4% from April. However, year-over-year volumes were down 22% compared to May 2014,

  • US truck tonnage declines in April

    May 19, 2015 12:07PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — US for-hire truck tonnage has reached its lowest mark since April 2014, falling 3% in April compared to March. Tonnage was up 1% compared to April 2014, but the year-over-year increase was well off the 4.2% y-o-y

  • US truck tonnage bounces back in March

    April 21, 2015 12:06PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — US for-hire truck tonnage rose 1.1% in March, marking a 5% gain year-over-year. The modest jump came on the heels of a revised 2.8% decline in February. During the first quarter, US for-hire truck tonnage was unchanged

  • Spot market freight volumes softened in February

    March 12, 2015 1:48PM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. — Freight available on Canada’s spot market decreased 20% in February, compared to the same month last year. However, TransCore Link Logistics reports volumes remained higher than in prior years. Month-over-month, volumes were down 8%. There were no

  • US truck tonnage sets new record in January

    February 24, 2015 12:23PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ seasonally-adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index recorded an all-time high in January. US for-hire truck tonnage rose 1.2% in January, posting a 6.6% year-over-year gain, the largest y-o-y gain in more than a year.

  • Canada’s spot market volumes start year strong

    February 12, 2015 1:03PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canada’s spot market started the year with its second highest January load volumes on record, according to TransCore Link Logistics. Month-over-month and year-over-year volumes were down 1% and 18% respectively, however January 2015 still recorded the second

  • Canadian spot market freight volumes were stronger than ever in 2014

    January 13, 2015 6:45AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The Canadian spot market closed out the year strongly, with record-setting freight volumes for the year. The TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index set a record high for annual load volumes in 2014, up 33% compared to 2013.

  • Trucking conditions remain favourable: FTR

    December 12, 2014 9:26AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Trucking conditions in the US remained in positive territory in October, according to the most recent FTR Trucking Conditions Index. The October reading of 8.53 fell slightly from September’s level, reflecting continuing strong fundamentals for trucking firms.

  • US truck tonnage up slightly in October; Solid fall freight season projected

    November 21, 2014 11:34AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — US for-hire truck tonnage inched up 0.5% in October, on the heels of a revised decline of 0.8% in September, according to the latest American Trucking Associations Truck Tonnage Index. October’s reading is the second highest level

  • Canadian spot market steady in October: TransCore

    November 12, 2014 6:06AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canadian spot market freight volumes were relatively unchanged in October, but up 21% year-over-year, according to the latest data from TransCore. Cross-border load volumes accounted for 69% of loads, while southbound loads were up 70% year-over-year. Loads

  • Canada’s spot market rebounds in September

    October 18, 2014 5:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canadian spot market freight volumes rebounded in September, capping a strong third quarter, according to the latest figures from TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian Freight Index. September ended two consecutive months of declining freight volumes, with increases across