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  • Truck tonnage to remain at “very high levels”: ATA

    July 24, 2018 12:51PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – U.S. for-hire truck tonnage dipped 0.4% in June, but was up 7.8% year-over-year. The American Trucking Associations (ATA) reported the y-o-y gain was higher than the 7.4% rise in May. Year-to-date, tonnage is up 7.9%, far outpacing

  • U.S. truck tonnage up in October: ATA

    November 21, 2017 12:36PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – U.S. for-hire truck tonnage increased 3.3% in October, and was up 9.9% year-over-year, according to the For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index from the American Trucking Associations (ATA). That marked the largest year-over-year increase since December 2013, ATA reports.

  • U.S. truck tonnage slips in June

    July 18, 2017 1:13PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – For-hire truck tonnage in the U.S. slid 4.3% in June, according to the latest data from the American Trucking Associations (ATA). The loss comes on the heels of a 6.9% gain in May, and is 1.3% stronger

  • Housing could be to blame for truck tonnage decline: ATA

    May 23, 2017 12:14PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – US for-hire truck tonnage dropped 2.5% in April, and decreased 1.8% year-over-year. In March, the American Trucking Associations For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was up 0.6% year-over-year. Year to date, the index is off 0.3%. “I have to

  • US freight economy showing “signs of life”: ATA

    February 21, 2017 12:29PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – US for-hire truck tonnage increased 2.9% in January, on the heels of a 4.3% contraction in December. The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) says its tonnage index was up 2.6% compared to January 2016. For all of 2016,

  • US truck tonnage drops in September

    October 18, 2016 12:06PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – US truck tonnage dropped 5.8% in September, according to the American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index. The sharp drop came on the heels of a 5% rise in August. Tonnage was down 0.7% compared to September

  • US truck tonnage declined in June

    July 19, 2016 3:29PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — US for-hire truck tonnage dropped 1.5% in June, but was 2.1% stronger year-over-year, according to the latest data from the American Trucking Associations (ATA). The decrease followed a revised 2.9% gain in May. Year-to-date, tonnage is up

  • US truck tonnage jumps in May

    June 21, 2016 12:05PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — US for-hire truck tonnage increased 2.7% in May, following two consecutive monthly decreases, according to the latest American Trucking Associations’ seasonally-adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index. Tonnage rose 5.7% year-over-year. Year-to-date compared to the same period in 2016,

  • 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

  • February’s sharp decline in tonnage ‘not a surprise’: ATA

    March 24, 2015 1:59PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — US for-hire truck tonnage declined 3.1% in February, reaching the lowest level since September 2014. However, tonnage was still up 3% compared to February 2014. That, though, was the smallest year-over-year gain seen since June of last

  • US truck tonnage remained at record high through December

    January 20, 2015 12:13PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — US for-hire truck tonnage was flat in December, but up 5.2% compared to December 2013, marking the largest year-over-year gain of the year. The American Trucking Associations For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index in December equaled November’s all-time high.

  • US truck tonnage sets new record

    December 19, 2014 1:31PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — US for-hire truck tonnage increased 3.5% in November, achieving a new record high. The seasonally adjusted American Trucking Associations Truck Tonnage Index was up 4.4% year-over-year, marking the second highest y-o-y gain in 2014. Year-to-date, tonnage is

  • 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

  • US truck tonnage snaps back in July, falls just short of all-time high

    August 19, 2014 12:55PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — US for-hire truck tonnage rose 1.3% in July, coming within 0.6% of its all-time high recorded in November 2013. The index, compiled by the American Trucking Associations (ATA), is up 3.6% from July 2013, marking the largest

  • US truck tonnage continues to improve

    June 17, 2014 9:12PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — US for-hire truck tonnage rose 1% in May, according to the latest data from the American Trucking Associations (ATA). May’s tonnage reading was just 1% off an all-time high set in November 2013. Tonnage in May was