Comprehensive coverage of rail freight/intermodal transportation management including logistics, shippers, carriers, shipping rates, tariffs, costs and rail loads and volumes.
Posted 12/17 · 10:15 AM · LM Editorial
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that railroad volumes for the week ending December 11 were up compared to the same timeframe a year ago.
Posted 12/13 · 02:21 PM · LM Editorial
In an ongoing legal battle, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit granted a petition by the ATA to expedite the filing of briefs in its suit against the concession requirements in the Port of Los Angeles so-called “clean-truck program.”
Posted 12/10 · 09:01 AM · LM Editorial
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that railroad volumes for the week ending December 4 were up on an annual basis. Carload volume at 303,570 was up 6.8 percent compared to the same period in 2009 and were up significantly compared to the 254,121 recorded during Thanksgiving week.
Posted 12/07 · 08:20 AM · LM Editorial
November rail volumes were up compared to the same period in 2009, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). The AAR reported that monthly rail carloads for November—at 1,137,626—were up 4.5 percent year-over-year.
Posted 12/03 · 08:54 AM · LM Editorial
Railroad volumes for the week of Thanksgiving ending November 27 showed steady year-over-year improvements, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted 11/22 · 08:39 AM · LM Editorial
A panel of shipper executives at the recently concluded TransComp expo, hosted by the National Industrial Transportation League, the Intermodal Association of North America, and the Transportation Intermediaries Association, shared their opinions on the economy, supply chain operations and future prospects in a wide-ranging discussion.
Posted 11/19 · 10:16 AM · LM Editorial
In the wake of a recent ruling by U.S. District Court upholding the legality of the Port of Los Angeles concession requirements for motor carriers, The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is trying to expedite its appeal.
Posted 11/19 · 08:08 AM · LM Editorial
Railroad volumes for the week ending November 13 were up year-over-year, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Carload volume at 297,269 was up 5.8 percent compared to the same week last year
Posted 11/18 · 12:44 PM · LM Editorial
Regardless of the raw data, which largely points to a slowly moving economic recovery, one thing which cannot be overstated is the better-than-good run intermodal is on these days.
Posted 11/15 · 10:55 AM · LM Editorial
Slow steaming on the transpacific appears to losing its cachet with some shippers, analysts and carriers report.