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Friday, April 24, 2015

Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in March was up 1.1 percent on the heels of a revised 2.8 percent (from 3.1 percent) February decline, with the SA index at 133.5 (2000=100). This is off 0.3 percent from the all-time high for the SA of 135.8 from January 2015 and is up 5 percent annually.
Posted on 04/24 at 12:11 PM

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Trucking interests are asking Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to make changes in the way the five-year-old Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program uses data collection involving truck accidents to rate fleets on their overall safety.
Posted on 04/07 at 10:10 AM

Thursday, April 02, 2015

The ATA reported that the annualized turnover rate for large truckload carriers in the fourth quarter dropped 1 percent to 96 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, with turnover for small truckloads carriers, which the ATA defines as those with less than $30 million in annual revenue, headed up 1 percent to 95 percent.
Posted on 04/02 at 10:21 AM
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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in February was down 3.1 percent (2000=100) compared to a revised 1.3 percent (from 1.2 percent) increase in January. ATA said this reading marks the lowest level for the SA index going back to last September.
Posted on 03/26 at 02:08 PM

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in January was up 1.2 percent at 135.7 (2000=100) on the heels of a revised 0.1 percent increase in December. And on an annual basis SA tonnage was up 6.6 percent compared to January 2014, which the ATA said marks the single largest annual gain in more than a year.
Posted on 02/24 at 01:32 PM
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The annualized turnover rate for large truckload carriers in the third quarter rose one percentage point to 97 percent, according to the ATA.
Posted on 01/28 at 10:12 AM
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Thursday, November 20, 2014

The truck driver shortage is worsening, threatening the trucking industry’s ability to serve the nation’s supply chains. The shortage will almost certainly cause fleets’ costs to increase and shippers’ rate to continue to rise.
Posted on 11/20 at 07:41 AM
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

October truck tonnage showed strong momentum in advance of the holiday season, according to data issued by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) this week.
Posted on 11/18 at 02:17 PM
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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

There is a short window for Congress to sufficiently increase investment in U.S. infrastructure investment before early 2016 presidential campaigns squash any hope of raising taxes to pay for the estimated additional $100 billion needed over the next five years. That’s the word from Bill Graves, president and CEO of the American Trucking Associations. He spoke at the 28th annual meeting of the North American Transportation Employee Relations Association (NATERA).
Posted on 11/12 at 11:55 AM
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Monday, November 03, 2014

A conference call hosted by investment firm Stifel Nicolaus last week that featured Dave Osiecki, Executive Vice President & Head of Advocacy at the American Trucking Associations (ATA) provided a detailed insight into the overall outlook for the trucking industry in terms of regulations and politics that can impact the industry going forward.
Posted on 11/03 at 03:08 PM

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