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December 7, 2007

Filed under: census,transportation,trucking industry — Lynne @ 1:06 am

Trucks Travel 91 Billion Miles as Part of $312 Billion Industry

On Tuesday, the U.S. Census Bureau released the 2006 Service Annual Survey: Truck Transportation, Couriers and Messengers, and Warehousing and Storage. The report states that total revenue for truck transportation, couriers and messengers, and warehousing and storage reached $312 billion in 2006. In addition to total revenue, the report provides, size of shipments, revenue by commodity shipped, origin and destination of shipment, and inventories of revenue-generating equipment.

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