Comprehensive coverage of rail freight/intermodal transportation management including logistics, shippers, carriers, shipping rates, tariffs, costs and rail loads and volumes.
Posted 02/03 · 10:02 AM · LM Editorial
Intermodal volumes for the fourth quarter of 2015 were mostly in line with both volumes and trends that were intact through the first three quarters of the year, according to the Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics Report issued this week by the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA).
Posted 01/29 · 01:48 AM · LM Editorial
Carloads fell considerably, falling 19.5 percent annually to 237,190, and intermodal containers and trailers were down 0.1 percent annually at 253,134.
Posted 01/27 · 10:58 AM · LM Editorial
While the investments are beyond impressive, 2016 capital expenditure investments rolled out by Class I railroads in recent weeks paint a picture of lower annual spending levels compared to past years.
Posted 01/22 · 08:41 AM · LM Editorial
Carloads for the week ending January 16 were off 16.6 percent annually at 242,670, and intermodal containers and trailers were up 1.1 percent annually at 263,763.
Posted 01/19 · 11:20 AM · LM Editorial
Late last week, Jacksonville, Fla.-based Class I railroad carrier CSX rolled out its proposed plans for an eastern North Carolina-based intermodal rail terminal entitled the Carolina Connector or CCX.
CSX said this state-of-the-art terminal will be hugely beneficial for North Carolina businesses and ports in serving the metro-Raleigh area, which it said is one of the largest and fastest-growing markets in the South.
Posted 01/14 · 02:27 AM · LM Editorial
Carloads for the week ending January 9 were down 13.5 percent annually at 239,221, and intermodal containers and trailers were up 7.5 percent annually at 258,939.
Posted 01/12 · 12:05 PM · LM Editorial
Both truckload and intermodal pricing finished 2015 with lesser gains, according to the most recent edition of the Truckload and Intermodal Cost Indexes from Cass Information Systems and Avondale Partners, which was released last week.
Posted 01/04 · 09:02 AM · LM Editorial
Intermodalism is set to grow even faster as more business is conducted in cross-border commerce.
Posted 12/18 · 01:35 AM · LM Editorial
Carloads were down 13.2 percent annually at 270,953, and intermodal containers and trailers were down 2.3 percent annually at 274,022.
Posted 12/01 · 02:23 PM · SCMR Editorial
To get the most value for its transportation spend, Knorr-Bremse Asia Pacific Ltd. created a rating system that links the performance of its logistics providers with their bids for transportation lanes. The result: Service has been improved; costs have been contained; and logistics departments, freight buyers, and freight forwarders are working together on continuous improvement.