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Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Like preceding months, October rail volumes were up and down when compared to the last two years, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). The AAR reported that monthly rail carloads for October—at 1,196, 432—were up 8.7 percent from October 2009 and down 7.9 percent from October 2008. And the weekly October average of 299,108 carloads was the highest since October 2008, topping September’s 297, 502 weekly carload average.
Posted on 11/09 at 03:39 PM
NewsContainerAARCarloadAssociation of American RailroadsTrailersAnthony B. HatchPermalink


Friday, November 05, 2010

While various freight trends have seen numerous stops and starts in 2010, intermodal transportation is not one of them, according to the results of the third quarter Market Trends report from the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA). In the third quarter, IANA stated that third quarter intermodal loadings—at 2,995,043—were up 20.3 percent year-over-year. This was ahead of the second quarter’s 2,829,971 and behind the first quarter’s 3,019,310.
Posted on 11/05 at 09:12 AM
NewsContainerIntermodal Association of North AmericaIANATrailersTom MalloyPermalink


Railroad volumes for the week ending October 30 showed continued year-over-year improvement, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Carload volume at 292,884 was up 6.3 percent year-over-year, but down compared to the weeks ending October 23 and October 16 at 302,855 and 303,664, respectively.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Even though reported sales of used commercial vehicles dropped 20 percent from June to July, unit sales were up year-over-year at 43 percent ahead of 2009, according to data from ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles.
Posted on 08/31 at 11:42 AM
NewsACT ResearchClass 8 TrucksTrailersKenny ViethPermalink


Friday, August 27, 2010

Spurred by another record-breaking week for intermodal, volumes on United States railways were up year-over-year for the week ending August 21, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 08/27 at 07:18 AM
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Monday, August 23, 2010

Dry van truckload carrier USA Truck has expanded its intermodal menu, announcing it recently inked a long-term contract with Class I railroad carrier BNSF Railway to move private 53-foot domestic intermodal containers.
Posted on 08/23 at 10:13 AM
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Monday, August 02, 2010

Railroad volumes for the week ending July 24 were down year-over-year and up compared to 2008, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 08/02 at 08:58 AM
NewsContainerIntermodalAARCarloadAssociation of American RailroadsTrailersPermalink


Friday, July 16, 2010

Con-way Truckload, a subsidiary of transportation and logistics services provider Con-way, said this week it has introduced a new offering for shippers to better utilize trailer space, as well as better effectively secure freight to prevent shipment damage.
Posted on 07/16 at 10:07 AM
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