Truck tonnage drops, forecast to remain “choppy”

For-hire truck tonnage in the U.S. continued its see-saw course in June, dropping 1.5 percent from May after increasing a revised 2.9 percent that month, the American Trucking Associations said Tuesday. That indicates U.S. freight markets had difficulty finding traction at the end of the second quarter despite low unemployment, comparatively low fuel prices and improving consumer confidence.
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