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Tuesday, January 08, 2013
The December edition of the Cass Freight Index report released by Cass Information Systems earlier today was reflective of 2012 overall in some ways, in that things were flattish overall when it came to shipments and freight expenditures, according to the report’s authors.
Thursday, December 06, 2012
The impact of Hurricane Sandy was apparent in freight shipment and expenditure data in the November edition of the Cass Freight Index report released by Cass Information Systems earlier today.
Tuesday, November 06, 2012
A slow growing economy and the staving off of a potential east and gulf coast ports strike translated into mixed shipment and expenditure results in October, according to the October edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Pricing on the truckload and intermodal fronts was largely flat on an annual basis, according to the September edition of the Truckload and Intermodal Cost Indexes from Cass Information Systems and Avondale Partners.
Monday, October 08, 2012
September freight shipments and expenditures were up sequentially and down annually.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The August edition of the Truckload and Intermodal Cost Indexes from Cass Information Systems and Avondale Partners pointed to similar rate activity in August compared to the same period a year ago.
Friday, September 07, 2012
Shipments and expenditures are each down 1.1 percent from July.
Wednesday, August 08, 2012
The heading of the July Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems, “Slow growth in freight; slow growth in the economy,” aptly sums up the current freight environment, which continues to flatten out and lack true signs of growth.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
June truckload rates were up 3.9 percent compared to June 2011, and intermodal was up 0.6 percent.
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Monday, July 09, 2012
An ongoing trend of the economy flattening out was apparent in the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems.