Transportation and Warehousing Employment Rises Slightly

Employment increases approximately 1.9 percent.

According to the initial data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, transportation and warehousing employment has rose approximately 1.9 percent “year-over year in July.”

The trucking industry added 3,000 jobs last month, the strongest growth in the transport sector and the warehousing industry added about 1,000 jobs, a 1.6 percent increase from a year ago and 0.2 percent from June, according to the BLS data.

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