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WorldACD Weekly Air Cargo Trends (week 4) 2024
WorldACD Weekly Air Cargo Trends (week 4) 2024

AJOT | February 05, 2024 | Air Cargo | General | By The Numbers

Tonnages build ahead of Lunar New Year...

January 2024 U.S. Transportation Sector Unemployment

AJOT | February 02, 2024 | By The Numbers

January 2024 U.S. Transportation Sector Unemployment (4.7%) Was the Same As the January 2023 Level (4.7%) And Above the Pre-Pandemic January 2019 Level (4.0%)

Air Travel Consumer Report: November 2023 numbers
Air Travel Consumer Report: November 2023 numbers

AJOT | February 02, 2024 | Air Cargo | General | By The Numbers

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) on airline operational data compiled for the month of November 2023 for on-time performance, mishandled baggage, and mishandled wheelchairs and scooters...

WorldACD Weekly Air Cargo Trends (week 3)
WorldACD Weekly Air Cargo Trends (week 3)

AJOT | January 29, 2024 | Air Cargo | By The Numbers

January tonnages are well up on last year’s levels...

Norfolk Southern reports fourth quarter and full-year 2023 results
Norfolk Southern reports fourth quarter and full-year 2023 results

AJOT | January 26, 2024 | Intermodal | Rail | By The Numbers

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) announced Friday its fourth quarter and full-year 2023 financial results. For the quarter, income from railway operations was $808 million and diluted earnings per share were $2.32...

Top 20 North American ports
Top 20 North American ports

George Lauriat | January 22, 2024 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

With the promise of greater box volumes came more investments in East Coast and Gulf ports enabling the ports to handle greater volumes more efficiently.

DAT Truckload Volume Index: Gap between spot and contract rates narrowed in December

AJOT | January 18, 2024 | Trucking | By The Numbers

A convergence of spot and contract rates would signal an end to the current cycle of falling prices for truckload services.

Weekly Rail Traffic for the week ending January 13, 2024
Weekly Rail Traffic for the week ending January 13, 2024

AJOT | January 17, 2024 | Intermodal | Rail | By The Numbers

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending January 13, 2024.

Port Houston finishes 2023 strong biggest December on record for loaded exports

AJOT | January 17, 2024 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Port Houston ended the year on a high note with container twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) up 11% for the month as compared to last December...

U.S. Cargo and Passenger Airlines gained 1,809 jobs in November 2023
U.S. Cargo and Passenger Airlines gained 1,809 jobs in November 2023

AJOT | January 17, 2024 | Air Cargo | General | By The Numbers

U.S. airline industry (passenger and cargo airlines combined) employment increased to 814,190 workers in November 2023, 1,809 (0.22%) more workers than in October 2023 (812,381) and 66,047 (8.83%) more than in pre-pandemic November 2019 (748,143)...

WorldACD Weekly Air Cargo Trends (week 1) 2024
WorldACD Weekly Air Cargo Trends (week 1) 2024

AJOT | January 12, 2024 | Air Cargo | By The Numbers

Uncertain start to 2024: Worldwide air cargo tonnages dropped further in the first week of 2024 following their typical slump in the...

WorldACD Weekly Air Cargo Trends (week 52)
WorldACD Weekly Air Cargo Trends (week 52)

AJOT | January 08, 2024 | Air Cargo | General | By The Numbers

Full-year 2023 ends at -5%, year on year...

Bureau of Transportation Statistics Releases Final Update to the Government Transportation Financial Statistics
Bureau of Transportation Statistics Releases Final Update to the Government Transportation Financial Statistics

AJOT | January 05, 2024 | By The Numbers

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today released its final update to the Government Transportation Financial Statistics (GTFS), with data through 2021.

North American Transborder freight up 3.5% in October 2023 from October 2022
North American Transborder freight up 3.5% in October 2023 from October 2022

AJOT | January 04, 2024 | Intermodal | Rail | Trucking | By The Numbers

The statistics in this release may not reflect changes in tonnage moved.

The precision agriculture market to reach $5.2 billion worldwide in 2027
The precision agriculture market to reach $5.2 billion worldwide in 2027

AJOT | December 22, 2023 | International Trade | By The Numbers

According to a new research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the global market for precision agriculture solutions is forecasted to grow from € 3.1 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate...

DAT Truckload Volume Index: Freight volumes closed strong in November

AJOT | December 14, 2023 | Trucking | By The Numbers

A post-Thanksgiving surge in truckload freight volumes made for a solid November overall compared to previous years, reported DAT Freight & Analytics, which operates the DAT One online freight marketplace and...

L.A. County’s job market will likely level off in 2024, but its strong economy should be enough to avoid a recession

AJOT | December 07, 2023 | International Trade | By The Numbers

The report, released Thursday by the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) as part of its 14th Annual Southern California Economic Summit, said L.A. County continues to face some of the most pressing...

Census says retails sales grew year over year in October but growth continued to slow
Census says retails sales grew year over year in October but growth continued to slow

AJOT | November 15, 2023 | By The Numbers

“Fourth-quarter consumer spending stepped off on a more moderate pace, as expected,” Kleinhenz said. “The staying power of the American consumer has been the story of 2023...

Cargo volume rises at Port of Long Beach
Cargo volume rises at Port of Long Beach

AJOT | November 15, 2023 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Dockworkers and terminal operators moved 755,150 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) last month, up 14.7% from October 2022. Imports increased 23.6% to 363,300 TEUs and exports decreased 24.8%...

Economic News Release: Producer price index news release summary
Economic News Release: Producer price index news release summary

AJOT | November 15, 2023 | By The Numbers

In October, the index for final demand goods fell 1.4 percent. Prices for final demand services were unchanged...

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