Truck Tonnage Index: Dec. 2012

In the report released January 22, 2013 by the American Trucking Association, the advanced seasonal adjustment (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.8% in December.  The back-to-back increase in November (3.9%) and December (2.8%) were the best gains in 2012.

The SA index in December was 121.6 compared to 118.3 in November.  Even though there was a solid increase, compared with December 2011, the SA index was off 2.3% making it the worst year-over-year result since November 2009.  However, for all of 2012 tonnage was up 2.3%.

Source: The American Trucking Association

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