Comprehensive coverage of rail freight/intermodal transportation management including logistics, shippers, carriers, shipping rates, tariffs, costs and rail loads and volumes.
Posted 09/30 · 10:30 AM · LM Editorial
Carload volume—at 305,133—was up 1.1 percent annually and approached the week ending April 2, which hit 305,905 carloads, marking the highest weekly carload tally since the end of 2008.
Posted 09/23 · 10:16 AM · LM Editorial
Carload volume—at 299,914—was down 1.4 percent year-over-year and was up compared to last week’s 278,382.
Posted 09/23 · 09:06 AM · LM Editorial
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has announced that the Port of San Francisco was awarded $2.97 million for rail improvements aimed at improving segments of its freight rail track
Posted 09/16 · 10:21 AM · LM Editorial
Carload volume—at 278,382—was up 0.1 percent year-over-year and was down compared to the previous three weeks.
Posted 09/08 · 03:50 PM · LM Editorial
August carloads—at 1,482,570—were down 0.3 percent annually. Intermodal—at 1,179,838 trailers and containers—was up 0.4 percent compared to August 2010.
Posted 09/02 · 08:43 AM · LM Editorial
Carload volume—299,943—was down 0.8 percent annually and was down compared to 300,521 during the week of August 20.
Posted 08/30 · 10:21 AM · LM Editorial
Class I rail carrier CSX recently announced it has invested $59 million in an intermodal terminal expansion in Columbus, Ohio, which is part of the company’s National Gateway initiative.
Posted 08/30 · 09:25 AM · LM Editorial
Looking at the logistics landscape, it appears that September should be very telling on a number of fronts in terms of how the fourth quarter and beyond may shape up, coupled with numerous legislative efforts on the table (or not, given the current political climate).
Posted 08/26 · 09:15 AM · LM Editorial
Carload volume—at 300,521—was up 1.1 percent annually, and it was ahead of the week ending August 13, which hit 292,266 and the week ending August 6 at 287,329.
Posted 08/24 · 02:19 AM · LM Editorial
The proposed changes would provide greater flexibility to railroads and the FRA in assessing the need for PTC without adversely affecting the safety of America’s rail lines.