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Truck Tonnage Index Shows Significant Increase

Posted December 21, 2016

Under Economic Issues, Logistics & Supply Chain Issues


(HDT Truckinginfo)

The American Truck Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index spiked 8.2% in November, recovering from a slight 0.3% dip in the month before.

The Truck Tonnage Index equaled 142.4, up from 131.6 in October and only slightly down from the all-time high reading of 144 from February of this year.

Compared to last November, the index is up 5.7% - the first year-over-year gain since August. Year-to-date, compared with the same period in 2015, tonnage was up 2.8%. Click here to read more.