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All NAFTA transport modes carry 10.5% more freight by value in November '17 than 2016

All NAFTA transport modes carry 10.5% more freight by value in November '17 than 2016

The U.S. and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners transported $100.6 billion worth of freight in November 2017, more than was recorded for the same month in 2016.

ACT Research: net trailer orders for December second-highest in history

ACT Research: net trailer orders for December second-highest in history

COLUMBUS, Ind. — The year closed on an extremely strong note in terms of trailer orders with 45,700 net orders posted to the backlog, according to ACT Research.

ATA tonnage index falls for 1st time since September; loses 5.7% in December

ATA tonnage index falls for 1st time since September; loses 5.7% in December

ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell for the first time since September, losing 5.7 percent in December.

FTR's Trucking Conditions Index falls from October spike to more sustainable level

FTR's Trucking Conditions Index falls from October spike to more sustainable level

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for November fell back from the spike measured in October to a more sustainable level with a 5.8 reading, the company reported Monday.

Fleet Advantage secures $1B in total lease originations

Fleet Advantage secures $1B in total lease originations

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Fleet Advantage, a provider of truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing and lifecycle cost management, said Wednesday it had reached what the company called “a significant company milestone” in securing $1 billion in total lease originations, with more than $200 million in originations in 2017 alone.

FTR: Preliminary net trailer orders at all-time high for December

FTR: Preliminary net trailer orders at all-time high for December

BLOOMINGTON. Ind. — FTR has reported preliminary December U.S. net trailer orders at all-time high of 47,000 units, 10 percent above November and plus 38 percent year-over-year. December orders, when finalized, are expected to exceed the previous high of 45,800 reached in October 2014.

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