DOT Freight Transportation Index Rises 5.6%

log-truckThe Department of Transportation’s freight transportation services index rose 5.6% in January from the same month in 2014, DOT said March 11.

The freight TSI declined 0.2% from December to a reading of 122.9, dropping for the second consecutive month, DOT’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics said in its monthly report.

January’s reading was 0.6% below the all-time high of 123.6 set in November. DOT uses a baseline reading of 100 from the year 2000.

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