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ATA Calls for Data Driven Approach to Transportation Reauthorization

Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear told members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that the nation’s preeminent trucking advocacy group is committed to working with lawmakers as they begin work on a transportation reauthorization bill.  Spear also spoke to the industry’s commitment to strengthen and grow the industry’s workforce, as well as to maintain fair and free trade. 


ATA Truck Tonnage Index Jumped 7.4 Percent in April

Arlington, Virginia – American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index surged 7.4% in April after decreasing 2% in March. In April, the index equaled 121.8 (2015=100) compared with 113.4 in March.




ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 2.3 Percent in March

Arlington, Virginia — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was down 2.3% in March after decreasing 1.5% in February. In March, the index equaled 113.2 (2015=100) compared with 115.8 in February.




ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 0.2 Percent in February

Arlington, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was down 0.2% in February after increasing 2.5% in January. In February, the index equaled 117.4 (2015=100) compared with 117.6 in January.



ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 6.6% in 2018

Arlington, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 6.6% in all of 2018 – the largest annual gain since 1998 (10.1%) and significantly better than the 3.8% increase in 2017.