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By Jeff Berman · July 27, 2015
The report, entitled “U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2026, which is drafted by ATA and IHS Global Insight, calls for a 28.6 percent hike in annual freight tonnage, as well as a 74.5 percent gain in freight revenues to $152 trillion in 2026.
By Jeff Berman · July 21, 2015
June seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage tonnage was up 1.8 percent compared to a year ago, and not seasonally-adjusted tonnage was up 4.7 percent annually.
By Jeff Berman · July 15, 2015
Even with some declines, data issued this week by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) still makes it clear that the annualized turnover rates for truck drivers still remains high.
By Jeff Berman · June 23, 2015
Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in May headed up 1.8 percent at 132.1.
By John Schulz · June 10, 2015
In passing a Transportation and House and Urban Appropriations Development (T-HUD) appropriations bill yesterday, the United States House of Representatives received plaudits from the trucking sector for two provisions included in the bill’s language that the American Trucking Associations said “are critical for improving the safety and efficiency of the trucking industry.”
By Jeff Berman · May 19, 2015
The current state of truck tonnage appears to be on a rocky road, based on data issued by the American Trucking Associations (ATA).
By Jeff Berman · May 11, 2015
According to the ATA, total 2014 trucking industry revenue was $700.4 billion, which alone is a staggering number, but making it all the more impressive is that it represents the first time annual industry revenue has topped $700 billion.
By LM Staff · 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.
By John D. Schulz · April 7, 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.
By John Schulz · April 2, 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.
By Jeff Berman · 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.
By Jeff Berman · 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.
By Jeff Berman · 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.
By John D. Schulz · 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.
By Jeff Berman · 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.

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