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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in September at 135.1 (2000=100) was 0.7 percent of August’s 134.1, and was 0.7 percent below the all-time high of 135.8 recorded in January 2015.
Posted on 10/20 at 03:33 PM

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

A new trucking advocacy group is trying to buff up and modernize the image of the 7 million Americans involving in the domestic trucking industry.
Posted on 09/29 at 09:29 AM

Tuesday, 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.
Posted on 07/21 at 12:49 PM

Thursday, May 14, 2015

A year ago at this time, truckload capacity was viewed by most people as the tightest it has ever been, or something close to that anyhow. There was an incredibly difficult winter to contend with, which was the case again again this year, and the driver shortage was rearing its ugly head, too, much like it still is now.
Posted on 05/14 at 10:29 AM

Monday, October 06, 2014

Not only is the truck driver shortage ostensibly a problem that won’t go away, the situation appears to have become exacerbated compared to previous sentiments in recent years. Given that this dilemma is far from new, there are also more related problems, at least on the surface, when it comes to assessing just what needs to be done to remedy things.
Posted on 10/06 at 11:07 AM
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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

XenonFS, a full service drayage technology management provider, recently announced that it is offering a new approach to improve drayage service while reducing costs.
Posted on 10/29 at 08:45 AM

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

The current state of the truckload market is currently being viewed as mostly normal with bits of fluctuation mixed in as well, according to panelists on a trucking panel at last week’s FTR Transportation Conference in Indianapolis.
Posted on 10/02 at 09:58 AM
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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The way the trucking industry and several major shipper groups see it, the candidate for the author of the dumbest bill in Congress belongs to Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-Pa., a rookie congressman who wants to jack up the minimum injury and property damage insurance level for trucking companies by nearly 500 percent.
Posted on 08/21 at 05:15 AM

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

The American Trucking Associations says that truckload volumes will grow 3.2 percent through 2018 and 1.1 percent annually between 2019 and 2024. Less-than-truckload volume should grow 3.5 percent annually through 2018 and by 2.4 percent until 2024.
Posted on 06/26 at 10:13 AM
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Thursday, June 20, 2013

Washington is pushing a tax break that might make liquefied natural gas (LNG) economically competitive with diesel fuel, although a skeptical trucking industry is still taking a wait-and-see approach on the clean, domestically produced fuel.
Posted on 06/20 at 09:00 AM

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