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U.S.-NAFTA freight totals $97.4B, shows 4.6% increase over August 2016

U.S.-NAFTA freight totals $97.4B, shows 4.6% increase over August 2016

WASHINGTON — U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $97.4 billion as all five major transportation modes carried more freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico in August 2017 compared to August 2016, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

ATA Truck Tonnage Index falls 0.9% in September but tonnage still at ‘high levels’

ATA Truck Tonnage Index falls 0.9% in September but tonnage still at ‘high levels’

ARLINGTON, Va. — While not as strong as gains made in August, tonnage numbers remain high for September, the American Trucking Associations reported today.

On-highway price of gallon of diesel increases a penny

On-highway price of gallon of diesel increases a penny

WASHINGTON — The average on-highway cost of a gallon of diesel increased by a penny to $2.797 for the week ending October 23, according to the Energy Information Agency of the Department of Energy.

For second year in a row, ATRI survey shows driver wages surpass fuel costs

For second year in a row, ATRI survey shows driver wages surpass fuel costs

On October 18, The American Transportation Research Institute released its annual “Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking” report. And for the second year in a row, the study found that drivers’ wages, not fuel, was the single largest expense incurred by carriers.

DAT freight index hits all-time high in September

DAT freight index hits all-time high in September

PORTLAND, Ore. — The DAT North American Freight Index achieved record highs in September, with a 9 percent gain compared to August.

Ozark Motor Lines introduces new pay package for company drivers

Ozark Motor Lines introduces new pay package for company drivers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Ozark Motor Lines, a family-owned ground transportation services company based in Memphis, Tennessee, recently initiated a new pay package for its company drivers.

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