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Posted 04/29 · 08:25 AM · LM Editorial
Carloads saw a 17.1 percent annual decline to 230,599, and intermodal containers and trailers were off 6.3 percent at 261,347.
Posted 04/26 · 09:06 AM · LM Editorial
Clarksons Research is reminding logistics managers that container shipping is 60 years old this week.
Posted 03/25 · 08:49 AM · LM Editorial
Carloads were down 17.2 percent compared to the same week last year at 235,390 carloads, and intermodal containers and trailers were down 10.7 percent annually at 248,073.
Posted 02/25 · 10:58 AM · LM Editorial
The most recent edition of the Truckload and Intermodal Cost Indexes from Cass Information Systems and Avondale Partners showed that truckload and intermodal rates for the month of January were mixed.
Posted 02/19 · 08:50 AM · LM Editorial
Carloads continued to slide, falling 15.4 percent, or 244,344 carloads, annually, and intermodal trailers and containers headed up 10.4 percent annually to 260,814.
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.