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E.g., 10/19/2017
E.g., 10/19/2017
  • October 12, 2017
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, reached an all-time monthly high in August, 1.5 percent higher than the previous highest level reached one month earlier in July, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). The August 2017 index level (130.7) was 38.0 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.
  • September 13, 2017
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, reached an all-time high, rising 1.4 percent in July from June, after a one month decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The July 2017 index level (128.2) was 35.4 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.
  • August 9, 2017
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 0.8 percent in June from May. The seasonally adjusted index fell after reaching an all-time high in May, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). The June 2017 index level (126.2) was 33.3 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.
  • August 7, 2017
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) has shown that all but one of the major freight modes grew since the recession that ended in June 2009 with rail intermodal growing the fastest, rising 50.6 percent from June 2009 (the end of the economic recession) to December 2016.
  • July 12, 2017
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 2.2 percent in May from April, rising after a two-month decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). The May 2017 index level (126.8) was 33.9 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.

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