CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — U.S. Xpress Enterprises said this week that the Veterans Administration has officially accredited the trucking company as part of the Post 9/11 GI Bill Apprenticeship Program.
The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 1.0 percent in December from November to 124.7, the third consecutive monthly increase, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Because of its growth of service to and out of the northeast, Averitt Express recently added new locations in Hagerstown, Maryland, and Saint Albans, West Virginia.
CALVERTON, Md. — Intermodal freight volumes for the fourth quarter of 2016 posted a 1 percent gain over the same period last year for a total of 4.35 million shipments, the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) reported yesterday. Volume for the year remained down 2.1 percent from 2015 and represented the first annual decline since 2008.