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Trucking by the Numbers 2017

Sherlock Holmes, that great mythical detective, once said (by way of author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in A Study in Scarlett) that "it is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data."

The very same can be said in a way about the trucking industry – especially about the many facts and figures that by necessity determine its size and scope (2.74 million tractor-trailers hauling 11.39 billion tons of freight) as well as the value of what it carries (just north of $70

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