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Georgia ports saw 11.7% container volume growth in April

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) handled 333,006 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) in April, an increase of 11.7 percent, or 34,966 TEUs, compared to the same month a year ago. Across all ports, GPA's total tonnage increased by 13 percent,...

30 October 2020
Categories: Freight News


American truck tonnage index slipped 2.5% in April

The American Trucking Associations' (ATA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 2.5% in April, following a 1.1% decline during March. In April, the index equaled 134 (2000=100), down from 137.4 in March. The all-time high was 142.7 in February 2016. Compared with...

30 October 2020
Categories: Freight News


Canadian wholesale sales rose 0.9% in March

Statistics Canada reports that wholesale sales rose 0.9% in March and surpassed the $60 billion mark for the first time. Gains were recorded in four of seven subsectors, accounting for 60% of total wholesale sales, and were led by the...

30 October 2020
Categories: Freight News