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By LM Staff · January 10, 2017
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By LM Staff · December 22, 2016
Carloads dropped 2.8 percent annually to 254,700, which was below the week ending December 10 at 259,058, and the week ending December 3 at 274,329.
By Jeff Berman · December 16, 2016
For October, the most recent month for which data is available, the ICI headed up to 5.26 from 4.95 in September. FTR said this increase points to what it called continued moderately favorable conditions affecting the intermodal segment, adding that while the pace of intermodal growth is down annually, signs of mild improvement are intact.
By Jeff Berman · December 5, 2016
Total third quarter invoice revenue for all TIA member study participants—at around $2.19 billion—was down 11 percent annually, and total shipments—at 1,272,945—decreased 4.3 percent. The average invoice per shipment of $1,722 fell 7.4 percent, with profit margin percentage up 90 basis points to 15.8 percent.
By Jeff Berman · November 28, 2016
IANA President and CEO Joni Casey said that decreases in ISO volumes have hit all North American markets, while most of those same regions continue to see domestic volume growth.
By Jeff Berman · October 21, 2016
Carloads were down 6.1 percent annually at 262,702, and intermodal containers and trailers were off 2.2 percent annually at 269,234.
By Jeff Berman · October 7, 2016
Annual declines for both United States rail carload and intermodal volumes remained intact for the month of September and the week ending October 1, according to data issued this week by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
By Jeff Berman · September 16, 2016
A downward trending month for the intermodal sector was fully reflected in the most recent edition of the Intermodal Conditions Index (ICI) issued by freight transportation forecasting firm FTR this week.
By Jeff Berman · September 16, 2016
Carloads fell 6 percent to 252,627, and intermodal containers and trailers dropped 4.8 percent compared to the same week last year at 230,267.
By LM Staff · September 9, 2016
Both U.S. rail carload and intermodal volumes saw annual declines in August, according to data issued this week by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
By Jeff Berman · September 8, 2016
This service will be geared towards shippers moving commodities and consumer goods between Portland, Oregon or Seattle, and Dallas/Fort Worth to be able to reduce their transit times by up to two days compared to current rail transit times, with BNSF saying that the service is in line speed-wise with single-driver, over-the-road options.
By Jeff Berman · August 19, 2016
The most recent edition of the Truckload and Intermodal Cost Indexes from Cass Information Systems and Avondale Partners, which were released last week, continues to reflect the ongoing stretch of pricing declines for both modes.
By LM Staff · August 19, 2016
Carloads were down 7.1 percent at 267,589, and intermodal containers and trailers were down 3.4 percent annually at 266,944.
By LM Staff · August 12, 2016
Carloads were down 7 percent at 268,006, and intermodal containers and trailers dropped 3.9 percent annually to 263,589.

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