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AUG 2014

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Read more about The CAT Scale Guarantee at www.catscaleguarantee.com 1-877-CAT-SCALE (228-7225) © 2014 CAT Scale Company My company's been using CAT Scale for about as long as they've been around. We had an incident happen, got a ticket for an overweight. Sent all the documentation to CAT Scale and they sent us a check two days later. If you want to be sure your weight's right and you want somebody who's going to back it up like they say they are, use CAT Scale. " " – Miller T Like us on Facebook. We've Got Your Back. ® Circle 150 on Reader Action Card www.truckiningfo.com AUGUST 2014 • HDT 27 by the 26,255 June 2014 North American Class 8 truck net orders, as reported by FTR, an impressive 41% year-over-year increase and the best June since 2005. 45% Net orders for trailers are up 45% for the first half of the year, despite June net orders dropping slightly from May, reports ACT Research. June orders of 22,000 were up 42% year over year, led by a surge in liquid and bulk tank trailer orders. Overall freight tonnage will grow 23.5% from 2013 to 2025 and freight revenues will jump 72%, according to American Trucking Associations' U.S. Freight Transporta- tion Forecast to 2025, produced by ATA in conjunction with IHS Global Insight. 1.08 million Record-setting intermodal traffic in June, totaling 1,077,385 containers and trailers, up 6.7% over June 2013, according to the Association of American Railroads. In the second quarter of 2014, intermodal traffic grew 8%. The peak for intermodal traffic is generally in the fall, so look for more records to be set in the months ahead, according to AAR. 372,000 Total Class 6-8 NAFTA region sales projected by Daimler Trucks North America, which believes it will have "north of 40%" of the market share in Class 6 and 7. 17.03 Billion Tons 2013 2025 14.01 Billion Tons Source: Forecast 2014. 23.5%

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