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Truckers Still Feeling Driver Pinch

by Marty Cook 10/12/2015 12:00 am

An American Trucking Associations analysis reported an expected shortage of a record-high 47,500 drivers by the end of 2015, an increase of nearly 10,000 from the year before. The report said driver shortage has been a growing problem since the industry began to recover from the recession in 2011.

Truck Tonnage Gains in March

by Gwen Moritz 4/29/2013 12:00 am

The American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted freight-tracking index, the For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index, gained 0.9 percent in March compared with February. In announcing the March figure last week, the ATA also revised the February figure to a decline of 0.7 percent compared with January. The February figure had originally been calculated as a decline of 0.6 percent.