Cass Information Systems

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.
By Jeff Berman · February 6, 2013
In many ways, the January edition of the Cass Freight Index report released by Cass Information Systems earlier today was much like the one issued by Cass for December in that freight transportation market conditions were relatively flat and possibly heading downward.
By Jeff Berman · January 8, 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.
By Jeff Berman · December 6, 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.
By Jeff Berman · November 6, 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.
By Jeff Berman · 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.
By Jeff Berman · October 8, 2012
September freight shipments and expenditures were up sequentially and down annually.
By Jeff Berman · 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.
By Jeff Berman · September 7, 2012
Shipments and expenditures are each down 1.1 percent from July.
By Jeff Berman · August 8, 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.
By Jeff Berman · July 12, 2012
June truckload rates were up 3.9 percent compared to June 2011, and intermodal was up 0.6 percent.
By Jeff Berman · July 9, 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.
By Jeff Berman · June 5, 2012
Freight shipments and expenditures both saw gains on a sequential and annual level, according to the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems.
By Jeff Berman · May 8, 2012
Reversing a trend which occurred in February and March, cost growth outpaced shipment growth, according to data in the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index report.
By Jeff Berman · April 10, 2012
March shipments at 1.094 were up 2.1 percent compared to February and down 1.3 percent compared to March 2011. Expenditures at 2.317 were up 1.0 percent compared to February and up 4.3 percent compared to March 2011.

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