Freight Transportation Service Index

By Jeff Berman · June 10, 2016
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) increased 1.3 percent from March to April, following two months of decreases.
By LM Staff · April 15, 2016
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) fell 0.7 percent from January to February. This follows a 0.5 percent December to January increase.
By LM Staff · July 10, 2015
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) headed up 0.8 percent from April to May on the heels of a 1.8 percent decrease from March to April.
By LM Staff · July 11, 2014
The BTS said that the May Freight TSI at 120.0 is the new all-time high level, topping November 2013’s 119.4, which was set before the harsh winter weather kicked in. BTS said that after falling to 94.6 in April 2009, the Freight TSI increased a cumulative 26.9 percent in the following 61 months.
By LM Staff · May 14, 2014
The March Freight TSI at 116.7 is 23.2 percent ahead of April 2009 low point of the recession and 0.8 percent below the all-time high of 117.7 recorded in November 2013, with freight shipments hitting their third-highest level ever.
By LM Staff · January 9, 2014
BTS said that the November Freight TSI at 116.5 is 22.8 percent higher than April 2009’s low point of 94.8 during the recession and represents an all-time high, topping September 2013’s 115.4.
By LM Staff · December 12, 2013
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) dropped 0.7 percent from September to October, snapping a three-month run of gains.
By LM Staff · September 11, 2013
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) increased 0.3 percent from June to July, following a 0.2 percent decline from May to June.
By LM Staff · April 10, 2013
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) rose 1.2 percent from January to February, matching the gain from December to January.
By LM Staff · March 13, 2013
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported today that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) increased 1.2 percent from December to January, following a 1.0 percent gain from November to December.
By LM Staff · October 11, 2012
The BTS said that the August Freight TSI at 109.0 is 15.6 percent higher than April 2009’s low point of 94.3 during the recession and is down 4.4 percent from the December 2011 reading of 114.0.
By LM Staff · August 8, 2012
The BTS said that the June Freight TSI at 109.5 is 16.1 percent higher than April 2009’s low point of 94.3 during the recession and is down 3.9 percent from the December 2011 reading of 114.0, which represents the all-time high since BTS first began collecting data in 1990.
By LM Staff · July 11, 2012
The BTS said that the May TSI at 109.6 was unchanged from April and is 16.3 percent higher than April 2009’s low point during the recession.
By LM Staff · May 9, 2012
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) dipped 0.8 percent from February to March.
By LM Staff · April 11, 2012
This slight increase comes on the heels of a 3.6 percent decline from December to January. The Freight TSI has seen sequential gains in five of the last six months.

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