Positive signs for truck tonnage
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ATA reports that tonnage in 2016 increased 2.5% over 2015.
Feb 21, 2017 by Sean Kilcarr | Fleet Owner
The for-hire truck tonnage index compiled by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) jumped 2.9% in January, after falling 4.3% last December; a sign that “the freight economy is starting to show some signs of life,” according to Bob Costello, chief economist for the trade group.