June 13, 2013 - Industry News
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry fell 1.2% in April from March, declining after five consecutive monthly increases, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Tags: Econoomy, Freight, TSI
May 30, 2013 - Industry News
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the members of the National Freight Advisory Committee, which will provide advice and recommendations aimed at improving the national freight transportation system.
Tags: U.S. Department of Transportation, Freight, MAP-21, Infrastructure
May 29, 2013 - Industry News
A Congressional panel will hold a hearing in Southern California on Thursday to examine how the region’s unique transportation challenges impact the movement of freight throughout the entire nation.
Tags: Freight, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, California
A new report issued by the American Trucking Associations shows trucking continues to be the dominant mode of freight transportation in the United States as even more goods were delivered by truck.
Tags: Economy, ATA, Freight
A new U.S. Transportation Department report shows the value of goods moving between the U.S. and its NAFTA partners by all modes of transportation decreased by 4% in March compared to a year ago, but rose 63.7% compared to March 2009.
Tags: U.S. Department of Transportation, Freight, NAFTA, Canada, Mexico, Economy
May 8, 2013 - Industry News
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 0.3% in March from February, rising for the fifth month in a row, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
Tags: Economy, Freight, BTS
March 26, 2013 - Industry News
The freight-matching service provider DAT TransCore new North American Freight Index shows a return to post-recession freight volumes during February, following a record-setting January.
Tags: Freight, Rates, DAT Transcore, Spot Freight
February 15, 2013 - Industry News
Reaching the highest-ever volume for the month of January, the DAT North American Freight Index increased 42% last month compared to January 2012. Freight volume was unusually robust for the season, exceeding December levels by 24%
Tags: Economy, Freight, DAT, Spot Freight, Brokers
January 9, 2013 - Industry News
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 1.7% in November from October, rising after a one-month decline. This information is according to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics' Freight Transportation Services Index.
The November 2012 index level (108.9) was 15.5% above the April 2009 low during the recession
Tags: Industry, BTS, FTSI, Freight
December 11, 2012 - Industry News
Spot freight rose 3.6% in the U.S. and Canada November over October, according to the DAT North American Freight Index -- the first time November freight volumes outpaced October levels since the DAT Freight Index was established in 1996
Tags: Economy, Freight
November 15, 2012 - Industry News
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 0.2% in September from August, rising after a one-month decline
Spot freight was up only slightly in October from the previous month and fell year-over-year, according to the DAT North American Freight Index
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