Tag: Retail sales


Truck Tonnage Extends Streak of Gains in January

February 22, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Truck tonnage in January rose 1.2% when measured against year-ago levels, marking the fifth consecutive month for a year-over-year increase, American Trucking Associations said. The federation’s For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index equaled 115.5 compared with 114.6 in January 2021. Measured against […]


Retail sales pop in March along with freight demand

April 15, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

Retail sales, including food services, increased 9.8% sequentially in March, according to Thursday Census Bureau data. The pop in sales highlights the impacts of widespread vaccinations and federal stimulus payments to consumers. On a year-over-year comparison, sales were up 27.7% […]