• ITVI.USA
    14,255.530
    -14.610
    -0.1%
  • OTRI.USA
    22.660
    0.190
    0.8%
  • OTVI.USA
    14,245.400
    -13.510
    -0.1%
  • TLT.USA
    2.780
    -0.010
    -0.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    2.650
    -0.300
    -10.2%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
    3.280
    -0.100
    -3%
  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.460
    -0.040
    -2.7%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    2.490
    -0.200
    -7.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    1.970
    0.010
    0.5%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    2.990
    -0.310
    -9.4%
  • WAIT.USA
    127.000
    0.000
    0%
  • ITVI.USA
    14,255.530
    -14.610
    -0.1%
  • OTRI.USA
    22.660
    0.190
    0.8%
  • OTVI.USA
    14,245.400
    -13.510
    -0.1%
  • TLT.USA
    2.780
    -0.010
    -0.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    2.650
    -0.300
    -10.2%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
    3.280
    -0.100
    -3%
  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.460
    -0.040
    -2.7%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    2.490
    -0.200
    -7.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    1.970
    0.010
    0.5%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    2.990
    -0.310
    -9.4%
  • WAIT.USA
    127.000
    0.000
    0%
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U.S. trucking, warehouse industries posted higher revenues in 2002

U.S. trucking, warehouse industries posted higher revenues in 2002

   Truck transportation, warehousing and courier industry revenues rose to $269 billion in 2002, up from $266 billion the previous year, according to new statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau.

   Warehousing and storage companies recorded a combined 12 percent revenue increase from 2001 to $15.3 billion. Trucking revenues were $198 billion, up from $196.6 billion, and courier and messenger services revenues remained flat at $56 billion.

   Revenues for general warehousing increased 18 percent to $9 billion. Refrigerated warehousing grew about $100 million to $2.4 billion.

   General freight trucking made up 65 percent of all trucking revenue, with $111 billion, while specialized flatbed, tanker and refrigerated carriers generated $59 billion in 2002.

   The long haul, general commodity trucking sector reported a 2 percent revenue increase to $95 billion, while long-distance specialized trucking revenues declined 7 percent to $19 billion.

   Fore-hire trucking companies reported that two-thirds, or $106 billion, of their revenues came from long-distance operations.