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AUG 2014

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60 HDT • AUGUST 2014 www.truckinginfo.com Annual Growth Rate (%)* Average Annual Growth Rate (%) 2011 2012 2013 2014-2019 2020-2025 Manufacturing 3.6 4.2 2.3 3.3 3.0 High-Technology 15.2 3.9 4.6 9.3 9.5 Low-Technology 2.8 3.9 1.9 3.0 2.2 Mining 6.1 6.3 5.3 2.6 1.4 Non-Oil Merchandise Imports 6.5 3.8 2.4 4.9 3.6 Merchandise Imports 7.1 3.8 1.9 6.4 6.8 Construction 1.2 12.9 7.7 5.8 0.6 Major Crop Production -4.4 -6.6 19.7 0.5 0.8 Key Drivers of Freight Transportation SOURCE: AMERICAN TRUCKING ASSOCIATIONS FORECAST TO 2025 SOURCE: CASS INFORMATION SYSTEMS 90 120 150 2014 2013 2012 2011 Dec Nov Oct Sep Aug Jul Jun May Apr Mar Feb Jan Truckload Linehaul Index Industry The Cass Truckload Linehaul Index is an accurate, timely indicator of market fluctuations in per-mile truckload pricing. The index isolates the linehaul component of full truckload costs from other components (e.g. fuel and accessorials), providing an accurate reflec- tion of trends in baseline truckload prices. As of June 2014, truckload linehaul rates paid by North American shippers were 5.2% higher than in June of 2013. * Growth is in volume terms.

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