Index Posts 0.2% Year-Over-Year Gain
Arlington, Va. – American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 0.9% in November, following an increase of 1.8% during October. The October figure was revised down from our press release on November 24. In November, the index equaled 134.3 (2000=100), down from 135.5 in October, and 1.1% below the all-time high of 135.8 reached in January 2015.
Compared with November 2014, the SA index increased 0.2%, which was the smallest year-over-year gain since February 2013. Year-to-date through November, compared with the same period last year, tonnage was up 2.7%.
The not seasonally adjusted index, which represents the change in tonnage actually hauled by the fleets before any seasonal adjustment, equaled 129.0 in November, which was 7.6% below the previous month (139.6)…