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ATA Urges Congress to Move on USMCA

Arlington, Virginia — American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued the following statement after Mexico’s ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 6.1 Percent in May

Arlington, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 6.1% in May after jumping 7% in April. In May, the index equaled 114 (2015=100) compared with 121.4 in April.

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.


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