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  • Truck tonnage surges 9.5% compared to April 2017

    May 22, 2018 12:47PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) truck tonnage index was up 9.5% in April compared to the same time last year, the largest ever year-over-year increase since October 2017. Compared to March, the seasonally-adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index is

  • Truck tonnage decreases, but remains strong

    April 24, 2018 12:16PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – For-hire truck tonnage in the U.S. decreased 1.1% in March, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). The February decline was revised down from 2.6%, to 0.8%. Year-over-year, tonnage was up 6.3%, and for all of 2017

  • U.S. truck tonnage up 2% in January

    February 20, 2018 12:33PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – U.S. for-hire truck tonnage rose 2% in January, reflecting a solid freight environment in a typically weak month. The American Trucking Associations (ATA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was up 8.8% year-over-year. For all of 2017, the index

  • Rising truck tonnage reflects strong economy: ATA

    December 19, 2017 12:04PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – U.S. for-hire truck tonnage spiked 2.3% in November, adding to the 3.9% increase recorded in October. The American Trucking Associations reported the index was up 7.6% year-over-year in November. Year-to-date, truck tonnage is up 3.5% through the

  • U.S. truck tonnage surprises in August

    September 19, 2017 12:09PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – U.S. for-hire truck tonnage rose 7.1% in August, and was up 8.2% year-over-year, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). Year-to-date, tonnage is up 2.1% compared to the same eight months in 2016. The ATA also revised

  • US truck tonnage slips in October

    November 22, 2016 12:08PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – US truck tonnage decreased 0.3% in October, but American Trucking Associations’ chief economist Bob Costello says the trough is likely near. Tonnage was down 0.9% year-over-year in October, marking the second consecutive month of y-o-y declines. Year-to-date,

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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