Intermodal

By Jeff Berman · June 23, 2017
Rail carloads increased 6.2% at 266,402, and intermodal container and trailer volume increased 4.3% to 276,777.
By Jeff Berman · June 2, 2017
While the overall economy is putting an emphasis on smaller shipments, these two stalwart freight transportation markets continue to chug along at a healthy clip. Our panel of leading rail/intermodal experts helps shippers put the markets into perspective.
By LM Staff · June 2, 2017
Rail carloads increased 8% at 266,564, and intermodal container and trailer volume increased 5.4% to 281,359.
By LM Staff · May 26, 2017
Rail carloads rose 6.4%to 260,115, and intermodal container and trailer volume increased 4.6% annually to 274,807.
By Jeff Berman · May 4, 2017
Total first quarter volume movements-at 4,240,884-were up 2 percent annually, ahead of the fourth quarter’s 1.0 percent increase.
By LM Staff · April 28, 2017
Rail carloads rose 11.6 percent annually to 257,283, and intermodal container and trailers fell 1.3 percent annually to 257,848.
By Jeff Berman · March 31, 2017
Carloads headed up 12.4 percent annually at 260,897, and intermodal containers and trailers saw an 11.6 percent annual increase to 265,574.
By LM Staff · March 24, 2017
Carloads rose 4.6 percent to 246,465, and intermodal containers and trailers saw a slight 0.3 percent annual increase to 248,816.
By Jeff Berman · March 17, 2017
Carloads headed up 4.3 percent annually to 253,664, and intermodal containers and trailers were up 4.5 percent annually at 256,974.
By Patrick Burnson · March 14, 2017
INTTRA, a global trade platform for the ocean cargo industry, has announced the purchase Belgium-based Avantida in a bid to provide shippers with coordination of land and ocean container movements.
By Jeff Berman · March 6, 2017
Carloads were up 6.7 percent, or 65,141, to 1,044,040, and intermodal containers and trailers in February at 1,068,439, rose 1.8 percent, or 19,350 units, compared to February 2016.
By LM Staff · February 24, 2017
Carloads increased 7.6 percent annually to 263,620, and intermodal containers and trailers saw a 6 percent annual increase to 267,503.
By Patrick Burnson · February 22, 2017
The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) examined the rise of e-commerce and the future of expedited intermodal at its last annual conference, and will likely address the issue in greater detail throughout the year.
By Jeff Berman · February 17, 2017
Carloads headed up 3.9 percent to 253,670, and intermodal containers and trailers rose 1.5 percent annually to 264,761.
By Jeff Berman · February 16, 2017
For December, the most recent month for which data is available, the ICI was 6.98, which was ahead of November’s 5.0 and October’s 5.26, with FTR noting that intermodal finished 2016 with decent momentum. And it added that the ICI is expected to see gains in the coming months as a result of what it called a robust rate environment, while cautioning there are also some tailwinds in the form of potential trade policy changes issued by the White House.

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