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Thursday, June 05, 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.
Thursday, May 08, 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.
Wednesday, April 09, 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.
Friday, March 07, 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.
Wednesday, January 08, 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.
Friday, December 06, 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.
Tuesday, November 05, 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.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
September truckload rates were up 1.7 percent compared to September 2012 and up 2.7 percent compared to August, and intermodal rates were down 0.5 percent annually in September and fell 1.2 percent from August.
Monday, October 07, 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.
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Thursday, September 05, 2013
The August edition of the Cass Freight Index report showed mixed results in terms of freight expenditures and shipment volume, respectively.