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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 Truck Tonnage Index Jumped 7.4% in December
ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 3.7% in November
ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 6.3% in October
ATA Truck Tonnage Index Jumped 6.7% in September
Numbers Driving the Optimism in Trucking, Then and Now
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
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