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By Jeff Berman · August 13, 2014
Coming off of a particularly strong June, freight transportation market conditions tapered off somewhat in July, according to the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems that was issued this week.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2014
Carload volumes were up 4.3 percent at 306,988, and intermodal volume for the week ending July 26 was up 3.3 percent at 264,809
By LM Staff · July 18, 2014
Carload volumes were up 4.8 percent at 290,607, and intermodal volume was up 3.2 percent at 256,256 containers and trailers.
By Jeff Berman · July 7, 2014
United States Class I carloads were up 43,310 carloads–or 3.6 percent annually–at 1,177,655 in June, and intermodal containers and trailers were up 67,967 units–or 6.7 percent–compared to June 2013 at 1,077,385.
By LM Staff · June 27, 2014
Weekly intermodal volumes set an all-time record for the second straight week at 272,553 containers and trailers for a 7.8 percent year-over-year boost. The week ending June 14 now stands as the runner-up for weekly volumes at 270,243.
By LM Staff · June 6, 2014
Carloads were up 6.1 percent, or 68,301 carloads, at 1,186,314, and the total carload average per week at 296,579 represents the highest weekly average for the month of May since 2008, as well as the highest weekly average for any month since October 2011.
By LM Staff · May 16, 2014
Carloads—at 296,813—were up 5.6 percent, and intermodal trailers and containers were up 7.7 percent at 267,283.
By LM Staff · May 9, 2014
Carloads in April—at 1,481,586—were up 88,801 carloads or 6.4 percent annually, and intermodal—at 1,316,176 trailers and containers—was up 108,485 units or 9 percent compared to April 2013.
By LM Staff · March 21, 2014
Carloads—at 289,375—were up 3.1 percent annually, and intermodal was up 11.9 percent at 255,991 containers and trailers.
By LM Staff · March 14, 2014
Carloads—at 274,480—were down 1 percent annually, and intermodal was up 3.7 percent compared to the same week last year at 244,015 containers and trailers
By LM Staff · March 7, 2014
Carloads—at 1,100,858—were down 1.1 percent annually. Intermodal—at 993,807 trailers and containers—was up 1.1 percent compared to February 2013 and marks the 51st consecutive annual monthly increase for intermodal volume, according to the AAR.
By LM Staff · February 28, 2014
Carloads—at 281,678—were up 3.1 percent compared to the same week a year ago, and intermodal was up 6.4 percent annually at 253,358 containers and trailers.
By LM Staff · February 14, 2014
Carloads—at 261,254—were down 4.3 percent annually, and intermodal—at 246,114 containers and trailers—was up 0.6 percent compared to the same week a year ago.
By LM Staff · February 7, 2014
Carloads—at 1,345,184—were up 0.4 percent, and intermodal—at 1,183,285 trailers and containers—was up 1.3 percent compared to January 2013
By LM Staff · January 31, 2014
Carloads—at 280,761—were up 5.6 percent, and intermodal—at 245,883—was up 3 percent.

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