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Truck Tonnage Rose 1.2 Percent in June
Freight volumes rose toward end of quarter, despite slower paced economy.
Today, the U.S. economy is slowing, but more freight hit the highways in June, as truck tonnage since 1.2 percent gain in the last month of the second quarter followed a combined 2.1 percent contraction in tonnage in April and May, the association said.
In May, the tonnage index slipped a revised 1 percent, a bigger drop than initially reported.
The annualized gain of 3.2 percent was the smallest since March, ATA said. Tonnage grew 3.8 percent year-over-year in May, and year-to-date it is up 3.7 percent.
Manufacturing turnout was rather high in June, which helped tonnage levels.reased 1.2 percent from May and rose 3.2 percent from a year ago.
Juneís increase was the largest sequential monthly gain for the ATA For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index in 2012, the American Trucking Associations said Wednesday.
The 1.2 percent gain in the last month of the second quarter followed a combined 2.1 percent contraction in tonnage in April and May, the association said.
In May, the tonnage index slipped a revised 1 percent, a bigger drop than initially reported.
The annualized gain of 3.2 percent was the smallest since March, ATA said. Tonnage grew 3.8 percent year-over-year in May, and year-to-date it is up 3.7 percent.
Manufacturing turnout was rather high in June, which helped tonnage levels.
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