Truck Tonnage Index jumps in January

April 2008
Trailer / Body Builders;Apr2008, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the increase in January 2008 truck tonnage. It cites data from the American Trucking Association (ATA) confirming a 2.4 percent rise in the For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index. The entry also notes that the index reported lower truck tonnage volumes for 2007 due to new seasonal factors. In relation to this, the January 2008 tonnage index posted a 26-month high at 117.3 and up by 5.3 percent compared to January 2007.


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