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U.S.-NAFTA Freight Movement Has Biggest Gain In June

“U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $103.0 billion in June 2014 as all five major transportation modes – air, vessel, pipeline, rail, and trucks – carried more freight by value in June 2014 than in June 2013, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).”

“Of the $9.5 billion, or 10.2 percent, increase in US-NAFTA freight from June 2013, truck freight contriubted the most, $4.4 billion, followed by pipeline, $2.1 billion.  The trucking increase was predominately due to an increase in the value of U.S.-Mexico truck freight, which was up $2.9 billion, or 64.8 percent, of the total trucking increase.”

“Percent Change in Value of U.S.-NAFTA Freight Flows by Mode: June 2013 – June 2014”

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