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U.S.-Canada Freight Up Nearly 4%

(Today’s Trucking)

The value of freight moved by truck between the U.S. and its North America neighbors, Canada and Mexico, rose by 4.5% in 2014 compared to a year earlier.

The overall value of NAFTA trade in 2014 hit $1.2 trillion. Of that, trucks carried 59.9% and were the most heavily utilized mode for moving goods to and from both U.S.-NAFTA partners.

Trucks accounted for $348.7 billion of the $640.2 billion of imports, or 54.5%, and $365.9 billion of the $552.5 billion of exports, or 66.2%. Click here to read more.