Filed in Intermodal
Monday, July 07, 2014
United States Class I carloads were up 43,310 carloads–or 3.6 percent annually–at 1,177,655 in June, and intermodal containers and trailers were up 67,967 units–or 6.7 percent–compared to June 2013 at 1,077,385.
Posted on 07/07 at 09:20 AM
Friday, June 27, 2014
Class I railroad carrier Kansas City Southern Railroad (KCSR) said earlier this month that it recently broke ground for a new Wylie, Texas-based intermodal facility, which it expects to be completed in mid-2015.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Intermodal volumes saw their single highest week ever at 270,243 containers and trailers and were up 6.3 percent annually.
Posted on 06/20 at 01:56 AM
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Sunday, June 01, 2014
Through record-high investments and a keen focus on service, rail and intermodal providers are still delivering on their service promise to shippers—and doing it with improved efficiency. Our panel of top analysts takes a deep dive into what railroads are doing to stay lean and powerful during these still uncertain times.
I joined my son at his church last week and happened to meet a senior executive from a brick manufacturing company. When this gentleman learned of my logistics background, he asked if I knew anyone who had flatbed trucks.
Friday, May 30, 2014
Carloads were up 6.8 percent at 300,936, and intermodal trailers and containers were up 8.6 percent at 269,444.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace and its company-owned intermodal marketing company (IMC) Celtic International recently announced they have expanded its cross-border and intra-Mexico intermodal services, which they said will provide shippers with a more thorough U.S.-Mexico service into and out of Mexico.
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Friday, May 16, 2014
Carloads—at 296,813—were up 5.6 percent, and intermodal trailers and containers were up 7.7 percent at 267,283.
Posted on 05/16 at 12:53 AM