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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in April at 134.8 (2000=100) fell 2.1 percent from March and on the heels of a 4.4 percent February to March decrease.
Posted on 05/24 at 11:37 AM
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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

In a wide ranging, presentation at the recent NASSTRAC (National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council) Shippers Conference and Transportation Expo in Orlando, Fla., Bob Costello, chief economist at the American Trucking Associations, provided both a general assessment of the over all economic outlook, as well as an outlook specifically focused on the freight, or, trucking economy.
Posted on 05/10 at 09:34 AM
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Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Regardless of capacity, pricing, or the economy, trucking industry regulations are never far from the freight transportation limelight. That is especially evident when it comes to the federally mandated hours-of-service (HOS) regulations. As usual, the current state of HOS remains somewhat fluid. And the reason for that has to do with legislation coming from the Senate Transportation Appropriations legislation that is currently being considered by the Senate.
Posted on 05/04 at 08:25 AM
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Tuesday, May 03, 2016

The notions of “green shoots” or “cautious optimism” in gauging the current state of the economy does not specifically exhibit what is really happening, when assessing how things are actually going, it seems. That was made clear by Bob Costello, chief economist at the American Trucking Associations, at last week’s NASSTRAC (National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council) Shippers Conference and Transportation Expo in Orlando, Fla. last week.
Posted on 05/03 at 09:37 AM
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Monday, April 25, 2016

In a behind-the-scenes split that highlights the divergent interests between truckload carriers and the less-than-truckload (LTL) industry, the Truckload Carriers Association has officially split from the larger American Trucking Associations’ official policy position on truck sizes and weights.
Posted on 04/25 at 12:55 AM
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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in March at 137.6 (2000=100) was off 4.5 percent from February’s 144, which ATA said represented an all-time high.
Posted on 04/19 at 11:51 AM
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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Truck tonnage volumes saw increases in February on an annual basis, the gains may not necessarily be commensurate with actual positive industry and economic momentum, according to data issued this week by the American Trucking Associations (ATA).
Posted on 03/22 at 02:29 PM
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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in January at 132.8 (2000=100) dropped 1.4 percent from December’s 134.7, and the ATA’s not seasonally-adjusted (NSA) index, which represents the change in tonnage actually hauled by fleets before any seasonal adjustment, was 127.1 in January, trailing December by 5.2 percent and ahead of 2015 by 0.2 percent.
Posted on 02/23 at 02:09 PM
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Monday, February 01, 2016

ATA reported that the annualized turnover rate for large truckload carriers, which it defines as truckload fleets with more than $30 million in revenue, headed up 13 percent to 100 percent from the second quarter to the third quarter, representing the highest level it has hit in the last three years.
Posted on 02/01 at 11:18 AM
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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Truck tonnage levels showed modest gains in December to finish 2015, according to data issued today by the American Trucking Associations (ATA).
Posted on 01/19 at 01:07 PM
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