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June 5

Economist: Solid growth for rest of 2019

Inflation surprise is one of the biggest risks to economic growth for the remainder of the year, FTR senior economist Bill Witte said Thursday[…]

February 12

The Trucking Industry Is Struggling, But Maybe Not For Long

There’s a huge shortage of drivers right now. Here’s what that means for the business. Trucking, the backbone of American commerce, is in a tough spot. There might be a future, a very long time from now, when long-haul drivers are replaced by fully self-driving vehicles. But today, trucking has the opposite problem[…]

February 12

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Decreased 0.9% in November

Index Posts 0.2% Year-Over-Year Gain Arlington, Va. ó American Trucking Associationsí advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 0.9% in November, following an increase of 1.8% during October. The October figure was revised down from our press release on November 24. In November, the index equaled 134.3 (2000=100), down from 135.5 […]