Trucking Industry Sees Boom Year

Revenue in the trucking industry climbed from $700.1 billion to $796.7 billion in a year, according to the American Trucking Associations.

The group last week released the latest edition of its annual data compendium— ATA American Trucking Trends 2019—which showed that the industry’s revenues jumped nearly 14 percent over 2018.

Among other findings in the trends report: In 2018, trucks moved 11.49 billion tons of freight, 71.4 percent of the nation’s tonnage freight.