dieser cartoon fasst das ganze recht gut zusammen..... :-)
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.2 percent in April, after posting a 1.2 percent jump in March.
On a seasonally adjusted basis, the tonnage index declined to 112.1 (2000 = 100) in April from 114.6 the previous month. After March’s year-over-year increase, which was the first since June 2006, April’s tonnage was 2.7 percent below the same month in 2006......
ATA represents more than 37,000 members covering every type of motor carrier in the United States.
April’s container data from the Port of Los Angeles is in, and is consistent with other “reports from the field”. 368,683 loaded containers came in, versus 370,171 in April last year, which is down 0.4%