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E.g., 03/29/2020
  • March 11, 2020
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, was unchanged in January from December, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). From January 2019 to January 2020, the index fell 1.0% compared to a rise of 5.5% from January 2018 to January 2019 and a rise of 6.0% from January 2017 to January 2018 (Tables 1, 2, and 2A).
  • February 12, 2020
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 0.9% in December from November, falling for the second consecutive month to its lowest level since August 2018, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).For the year, the index fell 0.8% from December 2018 to December 2019, the first annual decline since 2015. The decline in 2019 followed a rise of 2.9% from December 2017 to December 2018 (Tables 1, 2, and 2A).In the fourth quarter of 2019, the freight TSI fell 1.0%, the second consecutive quarterly decline. It was the largest decline in any quarter since the fourth quarter of 2015 when the index fell 2.2% (Table 10).  
  • January 9, 2020
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 0.1% in November from October, rising for the second consecutive month, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). From November 2018 to November 2019, the index fell 0.8% compared to a rise of 5.8% from November 2017 to November 2018 (Tables 1, 2, and 2A).
  • December 11, 2019
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 1.3% in October from September, rising after a one-month decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). From October 2018 to October 2019, the index rose 0.5% compared to a rise of 6.8% from October 2017 to October 2018 (Tables 1, 2, and 2A).
  • November 14, 2019
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 2.5% in September after reaching a new all-time high in August, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). From September 2018 to September 2019, the index fell 0.1% compared to a rise of 7.2% from September 2017 to September 2018 (Tables 1, 2, and 2A).

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