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Intermodal loadings down 0.8% in July

Intermodal volumes slowed in July. Both International and Domestic movements dropped. Seasonally adjusted performance has been flat since the beginning of the year. Good year-over-year growth is still in evidence, but it is mainly the product of growth that occurred more than six months ago. Seasonally adjusted loadings were at

Weekly intermodal volume higher

U.S. railroads’ intermodal volume for the week ended Jan. 12 totaled 252,896 trailers and containers, up 10.4% from the same week last year, the Association of American Railroads said. Railroads originated 279,893 carloads, down 6.4%. For the first two weeks of 2013, U.S. railroads reported cumulative volume of 431,213 trailers

Intermodal loadings up 0.2% in June

Intermodal growth slowed in the second quarter. Seasonally adjusted performance has been flat since the beginning of the year. Good year-over-year growth is still in evidence, but it is mainly the product of growth that occurred more than six months ago. Sufficient truck capacity and lower fuel prices are two

Intermodal has its third-best week ever

U.S. railroads’ intermodal volume for the week ended Sept. 29 was up 2.5% from the same week last year to 257,225 trailers and containers, according to the Association of American Railroads. The U.S. intermodal originations of 257,225 represent the highest weekly total of the year and the third-highest weekly intermodal