Cass Freight Index

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 Jeff Berman · July 7, 2014
June freight shipments—at 1.201—were up 6.0 percent annually and were 2.4 percent higher than May en route to its highest level since November 2007.
By Jeff Berman · June 5, 2014
May freight shipments—at 1.173—were up 3.6 percent annually and 1.0 percent better than April in reaching its highest level since October 2011. Shipments also increased for the fourth straight month and are up 26.4 percent higher than shipment levels at the end of the recession in 2009.
By Jeff Berman · May 8, 2014
Following signs that freight transportation market conditions may be on the mend after a difficult winter, the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems Inc. helped to confirm that trend with a strong overall performance in April.
By Jeff Berman · April 9, 2014
With so much attention given to the difficult winter weather conditions at the end of 2013 and into 2014 and how they impacted freight transportation and logistics operations, it looks like market conditions may be turning the corner headed into spring, according to the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems Inc.
By Jeff Berman · March 7, 2014
Freight market conditions for February showed a bit of an upswing in the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems Inc.
By Jeff Berman · January 8, 2014
December freight shipments—at 1.037—were down 6.2 percent compared to November, which represents the third straight decline as well as the steepest monthly decline for all of 2013.
By Jeff Berman · December 6, 2013
The trend of bumpy end-of-the-year economic activity remained intact in November, according to the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report.
By Jeff Berman · November 5, 2013
Typically viewed as a month in which freight really gets rolling ahead of the holiday shopping rush, October did not show its usual anecdotal evidence of better things ahead, according to the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index report.
By Jeff Berman · October 7, 2013
Even with gains occurring for both freight shipments and expenditures annually and sequentially in the month of September, the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index report released today indicated that does not necessarily translate into true economic growth.
By Jeff Berman · September 5, 2013
The August edition of the Cass Freight Index report showed mixed results in terms of freight expenditures and shipment volume, respectively.
By Jeff Berman · July 3, 2013
While an economic recovery may not truly be in full gear, the transportation sector—to a degree—at least showed some promising signs, according to the June edition of the Cass Freight Index Report.
By Jeff Berman · June 5, 2013
May freight shipments and expenditures remain mixed, according to the May edition of the Cass Freight Index Report.
By Jeff Berman · April 7, 2013
The operative word when describing the March edition of the March Cass Freight Index report released on Friday by Cass Information Systems appears to be “improvement.”
By Jeff Berman · March 6, 2013
The February edition of the Cass Freight Index report released today by Cass Information Systems showed some signs of improvement, especially when compared to previous months.

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