Trucking employment continues to grow: A look at latest gov’t numbers

UntitledThe U.S. economy as a whole, meanwhile, added 295,000 jobs in the month, pushing the country’s unemployment rate to a multi-year low of 5.5 percent.

For-hire trucking employment now totals 1.4462 million on a seasonally adjusted basis — a 3.6 percent increase (50,900 jobs) from February 2014.

It’s also up 17.3 percent (213,000 jobs) from its most recent bottom in March 2010.

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