Filed in Intermodal
Wednesday, February 01, 2012
The retailer’s transformational best practice just so happens to be a move back to the rails in order to cope with growing truck capacity concerns—and it did so with the help of its trucking partner.
This month’s cover story on the evolving relationship between Tuesday Morning, an upscale retailer with 865 stores, and its motor carrier partner is an inspirational sign of the times—and contains a theme that we may be hearing repeatedly from other shippers if the economy kicks into high gear.
Friday, January 27, 2012
Carload volume—at 287,734—was up 1.6 percent compared to last year but behind the week ending January 14 at 298,560.
Friday, January 20, 2012
Following a sluggish first week of 2012, rail volumes for the week ending January 14 showed solid growth, according to data from the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Monday, January 09, 2012
Railroad and intermodal volumes continued to move in the right direction in 2011, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Sunday, January 01, 2012
While analysts say rates across the board are forecast to be fairly level compared to what shippers have seen over the past two years, they add that there are a number of unanswered economic and regulatory questions that could greatly affect rates if suddenly resolved.
Friday, December 16, 2011
Carload volume—at 297,400—was up 3.7 percent annually.
Friday, December 09, 2011
November carloads—at 1,476,635—were up 2.3 percent annually, marking the largest annual gain since last March.
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Friday, December 02, 2011
Rail traffic continues to positively trend upward, with gains on both the carload and intermodal side for the week ending November 26 according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
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Tuesday, November 29, 2011
As freight transportation volumes are primarily showing flat or modest growth levels, intermodal still is showing very strong growth prospects, with the very likely possibility that the drivers for future intermodal gains are very promising.