Intermodal

By Jeff Berman · July 18, 2012
A report by the USPS Office of Inspector General (OIG), entitled “Strategic Advantages of Moving Mail by Rail,” highlights the fact that moving USPS services and products on rail could be highly advantageous and beneficial for the USPS, with multiple benefits.
By LM Staff · July 13, 2012
Carload volume—at 243,156—was down 1 percent annually, and intermodal—203,362 trailers and containers—were up 5.6 percent.
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
U.S. railroads originated 996,022 intermodal containers and trailers in June, which was up 5.2 percent—or 49,168 units—over June 2011 for an average of 249,006 units per week.
By Patrick Burnson · July 1, 2012
The logistics industry has yet to climb back to the profitability it hit in 2007–the precipice from which it dropped during the recession. According to the report’s author and industry analysts, it may be a while until the overall industry hits full stride again.
By LM Staff · June 29, 2012
Carload volume—at 288,730—was up 1.4 percent annually, and intermodal volume—at 246,128 trailer and containers—were up 4.8 percent.
By Jeff Berman · June 25, 2012
Last week, LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman conducted an on-stage interview with Jack Holmes, president of UPS Freight, the less-than-truckload (LTL) subsidiary of UPS at the 10th annual eyefortransport 3PL Summit, which was held in Chicago. Holmes provided an in-depth look at the LTL sector and how LTL’s and shippers should—and could—work well together, among other topics.
By LM Staff · June 22, 2012
Carload volume—at 287,036—was down 2.5 percent annually, and intermodal was up 5.2 percent at 249,975 trailers and containers.
By Patrick Burnson · June 19, 2012
In a recently completed survey that the American Association of Port Authorities initiated, U.S. seaport agencies and their private-sector partners plan to invest a combined $46 billion over the next five years in wide-ranging capital improvements to their marine operations and other port properties
By LM Staff · June 15, 2012
Carload volume was down 1.7 percent compared to the same week last year and intermodal volumes were up 3.8 percent.
By Jeff Berman · June 13, 2012
Proponents of intermodal transportation often point to fuel savings as a significant benefit of leveraging intermodal for moving freight.
By Jeff Berman · June 11, 2012
The relationship between Schneider and CSX goes back to 2008, when CSX became Schneider’s primary Eastern rail provider.
By Jeff Berman · June 8, 2012
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that carload and intermodal volumes were mixed in May, continuing an uneven trend of growth on the tracks.
By LM Staff · June 1, 2012
Carload volume at 291,381 was up 1.3 percent compared to the same week last year, and intermodal at 244,726 trailers and containers was up 4.3 percent annually
By LM Staff · May 24, 2012
Carload volume—at 280,565—was down 5 percent annually. Intermodal volumes—at 241,664 trailers and containers—were up 3.1 percent .

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