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Freight Payment Index

Freight Trends, Insights & Indicators

Q2 2017

Freight Index Overview
by Bob Costello, Chief Economist/Senior Vice President, American Trucking Associations

Reflecting what is expected to be stronger economic output during the second quarter, the U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index saw a robust gain in the second quarter of 2017. And, while it is common for this index to increase during the second quarter, the fact that it was such a large gain is significant for the broader economy.

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Look at what’s happening in the shipping industry today with the U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index. Published quarterly, the index showcases current freight shipping volumes and expenditures on both national and regional levels, allowing you to make decisions based on the facts most relevant to your organization.

The U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index is compiled by our team of dedicated consultants with more than a decade of industry experience. Source data is collected from the more than $22 billion in global freight payments that U.S. Bank Freight Payment processes for our corporate and federal government clients each year.

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