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America's trucking industry is the lifeblood of the U.S. economy. In fact, nearly every good consumed in the U.S. is put on a truck at some point. As a result, the trucking industry hauled 72.5% of all freight transported in the United States in 2019, equating to 11.84 billion tons. The trucking industry was a $791.7 billion industry in that same year, representing 80.4% of the nation’s freight bill. Learn more here.
ATA Freight Forecast Projects Continued Long-Term Growth in Volumes
ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 5.6% in August
ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 5.1% in July
ATA Truck Tonnage Index Jumped 8.7% in June
Trucking Moved 11.84 Billion Tons of Freight in 2019
ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 1% in May
ATA Driver Compensation Study
ATA Truck Tonnage Index Plunged 12.2% in April
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