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Trucking shipments fall year-over-year for first time in 2 years

Jan 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM CST

Shipment volume in U.S. trucking in December 2018 went south compared to December 2017 — marking the first negative year-over-year change in two years. Analysts from the Cass Freight Index insist the dip is not cause for alarm and simply suggests the U.S. economy "may have reached its short-term expansion limit."