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Four of Five Modes Carried More U.S. NAFTA Trade in July 2013 than in July 2012

Posted on 9/30/2013 by Gwen Brown

Four of the five transportation modes carried more U.S.-NAFTA trade in July 2013 than in July 2012 as the value of overall U.S. trade with its NAFTA partners rose 6.3 percent from year to year, according to the July North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) freight data released today by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (Table 1).

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Circle R Side Dump Introduces New Trailer: 37’ SuperCube Dump Body

Posted on 9/16/2013 by Gwen Brown

Circle R Side Dump is proud to announce the newest addition to the lineup of side dump trailers.

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Minimizer Implements VRMS Coding System

Posted on 9/16/2013 by Gwen Brown

Minimizer continues to improve communication and service for its customers by implementing the Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standard system for its product.

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BTS Releases State Transportation Statistics 2012 with Mapping Application

Posted on 9/16/2013 by Gwen Brown

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), a part of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), has released its annual State Transportation Statistics 2012 (STS) – a web-only reference guide to transportation data for the 50 states and the District of Columbia. STS 2012 includes a wide range of state-by-state information. The 10th annual STS consists of 115 tables of state data on infrastructure, safety, freight transportation, passenger travel, registered vehicles and vehicle-miles traveled, economy and finance, and energy and environment, plus a U.S. Fast Facts page. In addition to the STS 2012 tables, state-by-state data can be viewed in a State Transportation Facts and Figures mapping application. Contact: Dave Smallen (202) 366-5568.

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Freight Shipments Rose 0.3% in July from June

Posted on 9/16/2013 by Gwen Brown

The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 0.3 percent in July from June, rising after a one month decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) released today. The July 2013 index level (114.3) was 20.5 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession (Tables 1, 2, and 2A).

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