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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