Intermodal

By LM Staff · June 17, 2016
Carloads dipped 8.7 percent annually at 248,039, and intermodal containers and trailers were off 6.3 percent to 265,432.
By Jeff Berman · June 13, 2016
The financial impact of the United States railroad industry on all facets of the nation’s economy cannot even come close to being understated based on research issued today by the Association of American Railroads in its second 2016 “State of the Industry Report,” which features research from an economic impact study by Towson University’s Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI).
By LM Staff · June 10, 2016
Carloads saw a 16.6 percent annual decline at 224,258, and intermodal containers and trailers were off 17.9 percent at 231,088.
By John D. Schulz · June 6, 2016
In a masterpiece of collaboration, Birdsong discovers an intermodal route to China in an innovative solution that melds rail, port and ocean carrier partners to handle unexpectedly large export needs.
By Jeff Berman · June 3, 2016
May carloads saw a 10.3 percent annual decline at 962,571, and intermodal containers and trailers dropped 3.3 percent, or 36,365 units, to 1,049,631.
By LM Staff · May 27, 2016
U.S. Carloads fell 10.6 percent at 244,290, and intermodal containers and trailers were off 6.5 percent at 262,693.
By LM Staff · May 20, 2016
Rail carloads, at 238,353 were down 11.4 percent annually, and U.S. containers and trailers were off 7.2 percent annually at 260,026.
By LM Staff · May 13, 2016
Rail carloads, at 233,047, were down 14.8 percent, and intermodal containers and trailers dropped 6.4 percent to 259,876.
By LM Staff · May 9, 2016
FTR said the objective of the ICI is to provide its viewers with an assessment of the competitive posture of domestic intermodal transport versus over-the-road truck transport, adding that it is a compendium of different factors, including relative rates vs. truck, industry capacity vs. demand, fuel prices and intermodal service levels.
By LM Staff · May 6, 2016
Carloads saw a 16.1 percent, or 180,598, annual decline at 944,339, and intermodal containers and trailers in April at 1,972,828, were off 11.8 percent or 264,327 carloads annually.
By Jeff Berman · May 6, 2016
Total intermodal volume movements—at 4,156,999—were up 2.0 percent annually and outpaced the 0.3 percent annual growth rate from the fourth quarter of 2015.
By LM Staff · April 29, 2016
Carloads saw a 17.1 percent annual decline to 230,599, and intermodal containers and trailers were off 6.3 percent at 261,347.
By Patrick Burnson · April 26, 2016
Clarksons Research is reminding logistics managers that container shipping is 60 years old this week.
By LM Staff · March 25, 2016
Carloads were down 17.2 percent compared to the same week last year at 235,390 carloads, and intermodal containers and trailers were down 10.7 percent annually at 248,073.
By Jeff Berman · February 25, 2016
The most recent edition of the Truckload and Intermodal Cost Indexes from Cass Information Systems and Avondale Partners showed that truckload and intermodal rates for the month of January were mixed.

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