Truck tonnage held at an all-time high in September, rising 3.7% from a year ago and capping the highest quarter on record, American Trucking Associations reported. ATA’s advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire index held at 132.6, matching August, which had posted a 4.5% year-over-year gain. The trucking group uses the year 2000 as a 100-reading baseline.
August truck tonnage jumped 4.5% year-over-year to a record high, American Trucking Associations reported Sept. 23. ATA’s advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire index rose to 132.6 — up 1.6% from July and topping the previous record of 131 set in November. ATA uses the year 2000 as a 100-reading baseline. The year-over-year jump, the highest so
Truck tonnage rose 3.6% last month over July of last year, helped by the improving pace of factory orders and new home construction, American Trucking Associations reported. The trade group said its advanced seasonally adjusted index reached 130.2, an increase of 1.3% over June, and moved closer to the all-time record of 131.0 set in
American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted truck tonnage index rose 2.3% on a year-over-year basis last month, capping a second quarter when freight levels improved from earlier in 2014, the federation reported. The index, on a sequential basis, was down 0.8% in June from May and stands at 128.6. “Despite the small reprieve in June, the
Trucking remains the dominant U.S. mode of freight transportation, hauling 69.1% of freight last year totaling 9.7 billion tons, with both figures up from a year earlier, American Trucking Associations reported May 12. Trucking’s percentage was up from 2012’s total of 68.7%, and tonnage rose from 9.4 billion tons a year earlier, according to ATA’s
As Sunteck continues to evolve as a provider of both brokerage and capacity services, our trucks are starting to reflect this change on the highways and bi-ways of North America. An example of this is our driver Alain Yapo. He drives for our Truck Logistics Services, Inc. division and his tractor and trailer now bear
Transport Topics — April 22, 2014 — Rip Watson, Senior Reporter: Truck tonnage rose again in March, climbing 3.1% over the same month of 2013, despite residual weather troubles, American Trucking Associations said April 22. ATA’s advanced seasonally adjusted index based on for-hire carriers’ freight also increased on a month-to-month basis, rising 0.6% in March