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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.
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.
Wednesday, July 03, 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.
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
May freight shipments and expenditures remain mixed, according to the May edition of the Cass Freight Index Report.
Sunday, April 07, 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.”
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Wednesday, March 06, 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.