TITLE

ATA tonnage index plummets in December

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Mar2009, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the 11.1 percent decline experienced by the American Trucking Associations' (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index in December 2008. According to the article, this was the third-largest single-month drop since ATA began collecting the data in 1973. ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello says it only confirms that the U.S. is in the thick of a recession.
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