Comprehensive coverage of rail freight/intermodal transportation management including logistics, shippers, carriers, shipping rates, tariffs, costs and rail loads and volumes.
Posted 09/10 · 06:57 AM · LM Editorial
As has been the case in recent weeks, volumes for U.S. railroads continue to be record-breaking and the week ending September 4 was no exception, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted 09/09 · 06:20 PM · LM Editorial
In a letter sent to shippers today, the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC), said several major ocean carriers will no longer be providing container chassis.
Posted 09/07 · 12:49 PM · LM Editorial
August rail carload totals were again a bit of a mixed bag, according to data published by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted 09/03 · 08:52 AM · LM Editorial
Recent volumes for U.S. railroads continue to be record-breaking as evidenced by intermodal and carload volumes for the week ending August 28, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted 08/31 · 10:04 AM · LM Editorial
Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was up 37.6 percent in June 2010 compared to June 2009, increasing to $69.9 billion, according to data released by the United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
Posted 08/31 · 08:31 AM · LM Editorial
Every so often, it is good to take stock of what is going on in your world—and the world around you for that matter. With that in mind, now is a good time to assess what is happening in the world of freight transportation, supply chain, and logistics.
Posted 08/27 · 07:18 AM · LM Editorial
Spurred by another record-breaking week for intermodal, volumes on United States railways were up year-over-year for the week ending August 21, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted 08/23 · 10:13 AM · LM Editorial
Dry van truckload carrier USA Truck has expanded its intermodal menu, announcing it recently inked a long-term contract with Class I railroad carrier BNSF Railway to move private 53-foot domestic intermodal containers.
Posted 08/19 · 12:30 PM · LM Editorial
Volumes on United States railways were up year-over-year for the week ending August 14, with intermodal hitting its highest levels of the year, according to data from the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted 08/17 · 05:00 AM · LM Editorial
The positive momentum for intermodal transportation, which gained momentum during the first quarter of the year, continued on a steady track in the second quarter, according to the most recent Market Trends report from the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA).