Trucking continues to dominate: report

April 2009
Trailer / Body Builders;Apr2009, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p6
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The article focuses on the report "ATA U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2020," conducted by IHS Global Insight for the American Trucking Associations (ATA). According to the report, despite the weakness in demand for freight transportation services caused by the recession, the long-term outlook stays bright for all modes of freight transportation. It cites that IHS Global Insight projects that the total freight tonnage will rise over 26% by 2010. The share of total tonnage of trucks will grow gradually from 68.8% in 2008 to 70.9% by 2020.


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