intermodal

Business, Logistics

Intermodal Cargo Falls in 4Q for First Time Since 2009

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Intermodal freight in the fourth quarter declined for the first time since 2009 on a year-over-year basis, industry experts said, hurt by factors such as low fuel prices that helped competing truckers, a weaker economy and elevated inventories.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
January 11, 2016
Business, Logistics

Florida East Coast Railway Intermodal Facility Boosts Cargo Volume at Port Everglades

Florida East Coast Railway

Florida East Coast Railway's 43-acre intermodal facility in Broward County is bringing more cargo through South Florida.

Jennifer Sorentrue | The Palm Beach Post, Fla.
January 7, 2016
Business, Logistics

Intermodal Rail Traffic Rises for First Time in Seven Weeks

Weekly U.S. intermodal rail traffic rose 0.8% from the same period last year, the first increase in seven weeks, the Association of American Railroads reported.

December 9, 2015
Business, Logistics

Intermodal Rail Traffic Declines in November

U.S. rail intermodal traffic declined 1% in November compared with the same month the prior year, the Association of American Railroads reported.

December 2, 2015
Business, Logistics

Weekly Intermodal Rail Traffic Drops 1.7%

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Weekly U.S. intermodal rail traffic dropped 1.7% from the same period last year, the Association of American Railroads reported.

November 30, 2015
Business, Logistics

Intermodal Rail Volume Continues Slide with Fourth Consecutive Decline

Weekly U.S. intermodal rail traffic declined for the fourth consecutive week from the same period last year, according to the Association of American Railroads.

November 19, 2015
Business, Logistics

Top Container-Leasing Firms Agree to Merge

John Sommers II for TT

Triton Container International and TAL International Group have agreed to a merger, creating the world’s largest lessor of intermodal shipping containers with a combined fleet of nearly 5 million 20-foot equivalent units and revenue earning assets of $8.7 billion.

November 17, 2015
Business, Logistics

Logistical Labs Offers Intermodal Booking Option

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Software provider Logistical Labs is offering a door-to-door intermodal booking system for CSX and some Norfolk Southern truck-rail service.

November 16, 2015
Business, Logistics

Intermodal Rail Traffic Declines for Third Consecutive Week

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Weekly U.S. intermodal rail traffic declined for the third consecutive week from the same period last year, according to the Association of American Railroads.

November 12, 2015
Business, Logistics

Intermodal Growth Slows in Third Quarter

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Truck/rail freight growth slowed to 3.4% in the third quarter, the Intermodal Association of North America reported, as domestic growth was stunted by truckers taking advantage of favorable fuel prices and capacity.

November 5, 2015

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