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ATA December Truck Tonnage Index off 6.2% from November, up 2.5% for year

ATA December Truck Tonnage Index off 6.2% from November, up 2.5% for year

The American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 6.2 percent in December to 133.8, down from 142.7 in November.

Price of gallon of diesel declines another 1.6 cents

Price of gallon of diesel declines another 1.6 cents

WASHINGTON — The average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel fell for the second consecutive week, ending at $2.569, a decline of 1.6 cents for the week ending January 23, according to the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy.

November NAFTA freight up 3.3 percent from 2015; all five modes increase

November NAFTA freight up 3.3 percent from 2015; all five modes increase

WASHINGTON — All five major transportation modes carried more freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico in November 2016 compared to November 2015, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).

December Cass Shipment Index up 3.5% from 2015; ‘a more positive trend,’ Cass reports

December Cass Shipment Index up 3.5% from 2015; ‘a more positive trend,’ Cass reports

ST. LOUIS — December’s Cass Freight Index Shipments Report increased a solid 3.5 percent from the same period last year to 1.074, Cass Information Systems Inc. reported today. While the result was down 1.2 percent from November, Cass analysts called the December index “the beginning of a more positive trend.”

Aljex Software appoints Mark Leffers as vice president of technology

Aljex Software appoints Mark Leffers as vice president of technology

BOULDER, Colo. — Aljex Software has created the position of vice president of technology and appointed Mark Leffers to the role.

Jeff Barna joins Yokohama Tire as COO

Jeff Barna joins Yokohama Tire as COO

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Jeff Barna has joined Yokohama Tire Corp. as chief operating officer.

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