Comprehensive coverage of rail freight/intermodal transportation management including logistics, shippers, carriers, shipping rates, tariffs, costs and rail loads and volumes.
Posted 08/19 · 12:52 PM · LM Editorial
Carload volume—at 292,266—was down 1.42 percent annually and ahead of the week ending August 6 at 287,329.
Posted 08/10 · 10:15 AM · LM Editorial
A report issued by Intermodal Association of North America this week shows that domestic and international intermodal volumes posted solid gains in Q2 2011
Posted 08/05 · 01:29 AM · LM Editorial
July carloads—at 1,111,682—were down 1 percent annually. Intermodal—at 895,649 trailers and containers—was up 1.3 percent compared to July 2010.
Posted 08/02 · 02:12 PM · LM Editorial
Non asset-based third-party logistics services provider Roadrunner Transportation Services (RRTS) said this week it has acquired all of the outstanding stock of The James Brooks Company for approximately $7.5 million.
Posted 08/01 · 10:43 AM · LM Editorial
Posted 07/28 · 12:02 PM · LM Editorial
Rail traffic was up slightly for the week ending July 23, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted 07/22 · 12:34 PM · LM Editorial
A new white paper from global real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle points to the increasing importance of inland ports as a critical link in the global supply chain.
Posted 07/22 · 07:51 AM · LM Editorial
Rail traffic was mixed for the week ending July 16, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted 07/20 · 01:39 PM · LM Editorial
Class I railroad carrier CSX got things rolling on the tracks with record-setting second quarter earnings of $506 million and $0.46 per share for a 28 percent annual gain. This topped Wall Street estimates in the $0.44 per share range.
Posted 07/15 · 10:24 AM · LM Editorial
Carload volume—at 245,574—was down 3.2 percent year-over-year.