American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 6.5% in May, following a 1.5% decline during April. In May, the index equaled 144.1 (2000=100), up from 135.3 in April.
American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 2.9% in January, following a 4.3% decrease during December. (December’s index was revised up from our press release on January 24, 2017.) In January, the index equaled 138.8 (2000=100), up from 134.9 in December. The all-time high was 142.7 in February 2016.
Today, the American Trucking Associations released the latest edition of its look into the future of freight transportation, U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2027, showing growth in both overall freight volumes and in the amount of goods moved by truck.
Today, American Trucking Associations released the latest edition of the leading almanac of trucking – ATA American Trucking Trends 2016 – showing the industry posted gains in employment, number of truck drivers and truck sales through 2015.
ATA invites all for-hire and private motor carriers—members and non-members—to take part in the 2015 Safety Expenditure Study. The goals of this first-of-it’s-time project are to 1) quantify the industry’s annual investment in safety programs and practic
A new report released today by American Trucking Associations projects freight volumes will increase by nearly 29% over the next 11 years.
According to ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello, turnover at truckload fleets – a barometer of the driver shortage – remained very high in the fourth quarter of 2014.
FMCSA is in the process of reviewing whether it should increase the minimum financial responsibility of motor carriers.
American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index jumped 3.5% in November, following an increase of 0.5% during the previous month. In November, the index equaled 136.8 (2000=100), which was the highest level on record.
According to new data released today by the American Trucking Associations, median pay for drivers was on par with the national median for all U.S. households, and the industry offers drivers “competitive” benefits.